Elisabeth Laville is one of the most experienced persons in the field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development (CSR) in France and one of Europe’s leading experts in corporate social and environmental responsibility.
After graduating from HEC Business School in 1988, she created Utopies in 1993, a think-tank and consultancy specialized in sustainable development that is now acknowledged as „the pioneering consultancy for sustainable business strategies“ (Enjeux-Les Echos Magazine, Nov. 2001).
Elisabeth Laville is a teacher at HEC, the most prestigious French Business School, where she created in the year 2000 the first class about CSR. She teaches in a Master specialized in sustainable development. Finally, Elisabeth Laville is also the author of the bestselling book „L’entreprise verte : le développement durable change l’entreprise pour changer le monde“ (Green Business – how sustainable development changes business in order to change the world), published in April 02 and updated in 2004 (more than 8000 issues sold).