Research presentation

Rodrigo Lozano

Rodrigo Lozano professor sedan 2017 vid HiG i organisatorisk hållbarhet.

Research presentation

Rodrigo Lozano


Research subject: Industriell ekonomi
Research domain: Industriell ekonomi

Telephone: +46 26 64 85 00 (switchboard)
Mobile: +46 73 461 83 56

Rodrigo is Professor of Organisational Sustainability and co-director of the Center of Logistics and Innovative Production (CLIP) at the University of Gävle, Sweden. He is Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Organisations for Sustainability. He is a visiting professor at Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Cleaner Production. For over twenty years Rodrigo has been working towards Sustainability in NGO's, universities, and corporations.


  • Organisational change management
  • Sustainable business models
  • Sustainability assessment and reporting
  • Circular economy
  • Sustainability in seaports
  • Collaboration for sustainability
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Sustainability competences and pedagogical approaches


Scholarly articles, refereed

Lozano, R. (2020). Analysing the use of tools, initiatives, and approaches to promote sustainability in corporations. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 27 (2), 982-998. 10.1002/csr.1860 [More information]
Lozano, R. & Garcia, I. (2020). Scrutinizing sustainability change and its institutionalization in organizations. Frontiers in Sustainability. 10.3389/frsus.2020.00001 [More information]
Lozano, R., Fobbe, L., Carpenter, A. & Sammalisto, K. (2019). Analysing sustainability changes in seaports : experiences from the Gävle Port Authority. Sustainable Development, 27 (3), 409-418. 10.1002/sd.1913 [More information]
Lozano, R. & Barreiro-Gen, M. (2019). Analysing the factors affecting the incorporation of sustainable development into European Higher Education Institutions' curricula. Sustainable Development, 27 (5), 965-975. 10.1002/sd.1987 [More information]
Findler, F., Schönherr, N., Lozano, R. & Stacherl, B. (2019). Assessing the Impacts of Higher Education Institutions on Sustainable Development : An Analysis of Tools and Indicators. Sustainability, 11 (1). 10.3390/su11010059 [More information]
Barreiro-Gen, M., Carpenter, A., von Haartman, R. & Lozano, R. (2019). Examining Relations Between Public Participation and Public Expenditure : Opinions from English and French Users on Environmental Issues in the English Channel. Sustainability, 11 (8). 10.3390/su11082230 [More information]
Lozano, R., Barreiro-Gen, M., Lozano, F. & Sammalisto, K. (2019). Teaching Sustainability in European Higher Education Institutions : Assessing the Connections between Competences and Pedagogical Approaches. Sustainability, 11 (6). 10.3390/su11061602 [More information]
Findler, F., Schönherr, N., Lozano, R., Reider, D. & Martinuzzi, A. (2019). The impacts of higher education institutions on sustainable development : a review and conceptualization. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 20 (1), 23-38. 10.1108/IJSHE-07-2017-0114 [More information]
Lozano, F. & Lozano, R. (2018). Assessing the potential sustainability benefits of agricultural residues : biomass conversion to syngas for energy generation or to chemicals production. Journal of Cleaner Production, 172, 4162-4169. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.01.037 [More information]
Lozano, F., Lozano, R., Freire, P., Jiménez-Gonzalez, C., Sakao, T., Ortiz, M., Trianni, A., Carpenter, A. & Viveros, T. (2018). New perspectives for green and sustainable chemistry and engineering : approaches from sustainable resource and energy use, management, and transformation. Journal of Cleaner Production, 172, 227-232. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.145 [More information]
Lozano, R. (2018). Proposing a Definition and a Framework of Organisational Sustainability : A Review of Efforts and a Survey of Approaches to Change. Sustainability, 10 (4). 10.3390/su10041157 [More information]
Lozano, R. & von Haartman, R. (2018). Reinforcing the Holistic Perspective of Sustainability : Analysis of the Importance of Sustainability Drivers in Organizations. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 25 (4), 508-522. 10.1002/csr.1475 [More information]
Carpenter, A., Lozano, R., Sammalisto, K. & Astner, L. (2018). Securing a port's future through Circular Economy : Experiences from the Port of Gävle in contributing to sustainability. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 128, 539-547. 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.01.065 [More information]
Lozano, R. & Reid, A. (2018). Socially responsible or reprehensible? Investors, electricity utility companies, and transformative change in Europe. Energy Research & Social Science, 37, 37-43. 10.1016/j.erss.2017.09.018 [More information]
Blanco-Portela, N., R-Pertierra, L., Benayas, J. & Lozano, R. (2018). Sustainability Leaders’ Perceptions on the Drivers for and the Barriers to the Integration of Sustainability in Latin American Higher Education Institutions. Sustainability, 10 (8). 10.3390/su10082954 [More information]
Lozano, R. (2018). Sustainable business models : providing a more holistic perspective. Business Strategy and the Environment, 27 (8), 1159-1166. 10.1002/bse.2059 [More information]
von Haartman, R., Sammalisto, K., Lozano, R. & Blomqvist, P. (2017). A Longitudinal Comparison of Sustainability Learning between Men and Women in Engineering and Nursing Programmes. Sustainability, 9 (8). 10.3390/su9081464 [More information]
Lozano, R., Suzuki, M., Carpenter, A. & Tyunina, O. (2017). An analysis of the contribution of Japanese Business terms to Corporate Sustainability : learnings from the ‘looking-glasses’ of the East to the West and vice versa. Sustainability, 9 (2). 10.3390/su9020188 [More information]
Lozano, R., Merrill, M., Sammalisto, K., Ceulemans, K. & Lozano, F. (2017). Connecting Competences and Pedagogical Approaches for Sustainable Development in Higher Education : A Literature Review and Framework Proposal. Sustainability, 9 (10). 10.3390/su9101889 [More information]
Domingues, A., Lozano, R., Ceulemans, K. & Ramos, T. (2017). Sustainability reporting in public sector organisations : exploring the relation between the reporting process and organisational change management for sustainability. Journal of Environmental Management, 192, 292-301. 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.01.074 [More information]
Niesten, E., Jolink, A., Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, A., Chappin, M. & Lozano, R. (2017). Sustainable collaboration : The impact of governance and institutions on sustainable performance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 155 (2), 1-6. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.085 [More information]
Blanco-Portela, N., Benayas, J., Pertierra, L. & Lozano, R. (2017). Towards the integration of sustainability in Higher Education Institutions : a review of drivers of and barriers to organisational change and their comparison against those found of companies. Journal of Cleaner Production, 166, 563-578. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.252 [More information]

Scholarly articles, non-refereed

Papargyropoulou, E., Steinberger, J., Wright, N., Lozano, R., Padfield, R. & Ujang, Z. (2019). Patterns and causes of food waste in the hospitality and food service sector : Food waste prevention insights from Malaysia. Sustainability, 11 (21). 10.3390/su11216016 [More information]

Other articles (popular science, debate etc.)

Astner, L., Carpenter, A., Lozano, R. & Sammalisto, K. (2018). Utilizing waste to create new port land. Port Technology, 77 (Spring), 118-119. [More information]
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