Pilar Acosta was initially trained as an engineer and obtained her Ph.D. in management from ESCP and Université Paris 1 Panthéon -Sorbonne (France).
Her research focuses on the evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability-related practices in developing countries. In particular, she is interested in the interaction between private and public actors to advance sustainability. She also does research on meaningful student-centered learning experiences to change conventional business mindsets. Her work has been published in international journals such as ‘Organization Studies’ and the ‘Journal of Business Ethics’, and management education journals.
Before integrating École Polytechnique, she was an assistant and associate professor in the school of business and economic sciences at Universidad Icesi in Colombia.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Sustainable Supply Chain
Management and sustainability education
MIE431A : Les fondamentaux de l'organisation
MIE565: Managing sustainable innovation
MIE301: Fundamentals of organisation
MIE591: Stage Pilotage et dynamique des organisations
Lead Agrial Executive Education