Business Environmental Sustainability Research Group

The Business Environmental Sustainability Research Group (BESRG) comprises a cluster of researchers from a range of academic disciplines at the University of Sydney Business School with shared interests in assisting business to address the challenges of Environmental Sustainability.

The Group's focus is on facilitating business responses to the multi-faceted challenges confronting the environment through transdisciplinary collaboration between researchers, business leaders and other relevant groups.


  • Nightlife: featuring the future of coal 07 Jun 2017

    ABC Radio National

    ABC Radio National interviewed Professor Christopher Wright and Sydney Environment Institute about the future of coal and Australia’s energy market, particularly in relation to the proposed Adani mine.

  • Trump Withdraws US from Paris Climate Agreement 02 Jun 2017

    Al Jazeera News Hour

    Professor Christopher Wright was interviewed on Al Jazeera (Qatar) about the corporate response to US President Donald Trump’s intent to withdraw the country from the Paris climate agreement.

  • Government, RateSetter to kickstart green loans 25 May 2017


    Professor Christopher Wright was quoted in an article by AB+F about a new green loan marketplace that encourages investment in energy-efficient technologies.

  • Coral or coal? Business divided 02 May 2017

    Sydney Business Insights

    Professor Chris Wright was interviewed on Sydney Business Insights about the contrast of Queensland's tourism and mining sectors, in particular the Great Barrier Reef and the Adani Carmichael mine.

  • Trend Lightly 01 May 2017

    HR Monthly

    Professor Chris Wright was quoted in HR Monthly about businesses adopting sustainable initiatives.