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Dr Alex Hope

Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr Alex Hope is Faculty Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (acting) and Associate Professor of Business Ethics at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is responsible for the strategic leadership of learning and teaching within the Faculty of Business and Law where he undertakes teaching, research and consultancy across topics such as responsible business, sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, energy policy and business ethics.

Alongside his work at Newcastle Business School Dr Hope is Vice-Chair of the UK and Ireland Chapter of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) initiative and Co-Chair of the UN PRME Climate Change and Environment working group. He holds a PhD in Sustainable development, an MA in Academic Practice and BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management.

Prior to his academic career, Alex worked in retail management, local government and as a sustainability consultant.

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Campus Address

City Campus East 1
Room 428
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Other Courses PCAP August 11 2008
  • Other Courses BTEC NVQ Level 5 August 11 2008
  • Environmental Technologies PhD August 11 2008
  • Environmental Technologies BSc (Hons) July 01 2008
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014
  • Associate Member Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) 2008
  • Information not provided Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 2008

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Antecedents and implications of organisational indulgence in rhetoric while communicating on CSR, Vazhappully, R., Hope, A. 12 Sep 2018
  • A Study of the Discursive Construction of CSR Through the Use of Stock and Non-stock Images, Vazhappully, R., Hope, A. 27 Aug 2018
  • A study of the use of stock images as wallpapers of CSR discourse and how digitization has facilitated its dissemination and contributed to its traceability, Vazhappully, R., Hope, A. Jun 2018
  • Carbon Literacy Training for Business Schools: Contributing to SDG13, Molthan-Hill, P., Hope, A., Welton, R. 15 Nov 2018
  • Climate Change Education, Hope, A. 13 Nov 2018
  • Combating Climate Change and its Impacts through Responsible Management Education: Business Schools responses to SDG 13, Hope, A. 27 Jun 2018
  • Education for Sustainable Development, Hope, A., Molthan-Hill, P. 13 Nov 2018
  • Responsibility in Business, Burton, N., Hope, A. 28 Mar 2018
  • Responsibility in Business: What Can We Learn from the Quakers?, Burton, N., Hope, A. 19 May 2018, Quakers, Politics, and Economics: Quakers and the Disciplines, Full Media Services
  • Review of Studies on the Public–Private Partnerships (PPP) for Infrastructure Projects, Cai, C., Liu, Y., Hope, A., Wang, J. Jul 2018, In: International Journal of Project Management

PGR Supervision

  • Anna Maria Tauscher The PSR journey - A strategic framework for Purchasing Social Responsibility implementation based on German multinational corporations within the consumer goods industry Start: 01/10/2015
  • Hongyi Zhang Start: 01/10/2018
  • Rajeev Vazhappully Start: 01/10/2016


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