Luc Van Lidekerke

University of Anwerp and Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Luc Van Liedekerke holds the BASF-Deloitte Chair on Sustainability, a joint project between Antwerp Management School and the University of Antwerp. He holds an MsC in economics and a master’s degree in literary studies of the Catholic University Leuven and received his PhD in philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy, Catholic University Leuven. Through his work as founding member and outgoing president of the European Business Ethics Network, the largest and most important academic network in business ethics, and his directorship of the Centre for Economics and Ethics, KULeuven, Luc Van Liedekerke is considered as one of the main experts on corporate responsibility issues in Belgium and abroad.  He published extensively on business ethics, CSR and financial ethics and teaches business ethics at the universities of Leuven and Antwerp. His current research focusses on shared value creation through the integration of CSR principles in the core of business strategies and processes.