Dr Christopher J Moon FRSA FHEA FEEUK is an eco-entrepreneur with a PhD from Imperial College (2001). He holds an MSc in Applied Psychology from the University of Wales; BA (Hons.) from Lancaster University; and a PGCHE. Chris is a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a fellow of Enterprise Educators UK. In 2019 Chris received an Outstanding Teacher Award.
His main research interests are:
Chris is a multiple award winning eco and social entrepreneur; the inventor of an award winning patented recycling container; and the founder of eco-design-and build. In 2015 he completed the 8 peaks challenge (including Scafell – England's highest mountain); part of a team of 100+ raising over £85K for Macmillan. Also in 2015 Chris completed the Royal Parks half-marathon for The Lunchbowl Network.
Chris is the founder of CSR Global and has consulted to many leading companies including Pfizer, BT, Reuters and Canary Wharf Group. In 2015 CSR Global partnered with Rumie (global social enterprise of the year) to provide tablets loaded with eduware free of charge to school children in The Gambia.
Chris was awarded graduate membership of the British Psychological Society in 1984; and is certified and accredited as a consultant and auditor with both Good Corporation & the Institute of Social & Ethical AccountAbility.
Chris has delivered professional updates to the British Psychological Society; Chartered Institute of Management Accountants; and delivered plenary and keynote presentations at international and national conferences (see engagement and impact).
In 2015 Chris was a finalist in the international Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards; and lead judge of the awards 2016 to date. In 2019 Chris received an Outstanding Teacher award and he has been nominated by students in several categories.
He currently teaches on the MSc International Management & Innovation; and BA Business Studies at Middlesex University. He formerly taught all the MBA Business Ethics modules (F-T, P-T, Executive) at Imperial College over a three year period; and recently contributed to IC's flagship Leadership in Action programme. He has also taught at Anglia Ruskin University (Danbury and Cambridge) where he was Programme Director for the PG Diploma HRM; and the University of Greenwich where he became Senior Lecturer.
Chris has taught Psychology; Occupational Psychology; Organisational Behaviour; People & Communication; Personnel Management and HRM; Business Ethics; Cross Cultural Management; Business Environment Analysis; Strategic Entrepreneurship; Venture Development; Business Start-Up skills; Sustainable Products; Sustainable Business and Entrepreneurship and Sustainability.
Chris is a professionally certified and accredited CSR consultant and Social Auditor; and has consulted to and audited a wide variety of SMEs including those with overseas operations. Clients have included Carat Computers (supplier to ARM); GBRW (financial services) and 23Red (PR company for World Environment Day).
Chris is the author of over 40 publications including co-author of the acclaimed Economist book, Business Ethics (available on Amazon) re-printed in several countries.
"This is an important book..." Sir John Egan
"This book sheds valuable light on an area that has become a critical consideration for business, as well as providing useful practical advice to organisations..." George Cox, former Director General, Institute of Directors.
"Business ethics matter...this book shows you how." Tim Melville-Ross, former Chairman, Investors in People.
Research: Awarded EEUKRP funds 2017-2018 to survey 300 HEI signatories to the UN Higher Education Sustainability Initiative. 100 publications including an acclaimed book for The Economist.
Moon, CJ., (2019) Ethics, Sustainability and 95 Theses for the Reform of Higher Education, in Remenyi, D et al (Eds.) The University of the Future, Academic Book Publishers Ltd. UK.
Walmsley, A., Moon, C., Apostolopoulos, N. and Jones, P. (2019) Towards Responsible Entrepreneurship Education, 42nd Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle, UK, 14-15th November. ISBN: 978-1-900862-32-5.
Moon, C. J. (2019) ‘Rio+25’, the global compact in Brazil and opportunities presented by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In: Corporate Social Responsibility in Brazil: The Future is Now. Stehr, Christopher and Dziatzko, Nina and Struve, Franziska, eds. CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance . Springer, pp. 3-27. ISBN 9783319906041.
Batle, Julio and Orfila-Sintes, Francina and Moon, C. J. (2018) Environmental management best practices: towards social innovation. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 69 . pp. 14-20. ISSN 0278-4319. ABS 3*
Moon, C. J. (2018) Contributions to the SDGs through Social and Eco entrepreneurship: new mindsets for sustainable solutions. In: Entrepreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals. Apostolopoulos, Nikolaos and Al-Dajani, Haya and Holt, Diane and Jones, Paul and Newbery, Robert, eds. Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, 8 . Emerald, pp. 47-68. ISBN 9781787563766.
Moon, C. J. and Walmsley, Andreas and Apostolopoulos, Nikolaos (2018) Governance implications of the UN Higher Education Sustainability Initiative. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 18 (4). pp. 624-634. ISSN 1472-0701.
The entrepreneurial university as an engine for sustainable development, International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, 2018 Vol.8 No.4, pp.358 - 372.
Moon, C.J., 2015. Enterprise Simulation & Experiential Learning (ESEL), in The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards 2015. An Anthology of Case Histories, Remenyi, D (Ed.), Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited., Reading, UK.
Moon, C.J: 2008, The moral and commercial imperatives of climate change for business, Corporate Governance Handbook, Fourth Edition, Chambers, C (ed.). Tottel Publishing.
Moon, C.J: 2004, Complying with the ABI disclosure guidelines on social responsibility, Corporate Governance Handbook, Third Edition, Chambers, C (ed.). Tottel Publishing.
Moon, C.J. & Piper, M: 2001, Managing risk and reputation in the biotechnology industry, Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, vol. 7 number 4: 309-317.
Moon, C.J. & Wooliams, P: 2000, Managing Cross Cultural Business Ethics, Journal of Business Ethics, 27: 105-115.
Moon, C.J. & Stanworth, C: 1997, Ethical Issues of Teleworking, Business Ethics. A European Review, vol. 6, number 1, January: 35-46.
Moon, C.J., & Otley, M., 1997. Corporate Governance in the Asia Pacific region: mechanisms for reconciling stakeholder interests, Euro Asia Journal of Management, 12: 25-46.
Moon, C.J: 1994: Business Ethics. Eastern Medicine or Western Prescription?, Euro Asia Journal of Management, vol.7: 69-83.
Moon, C.J: 2007-9, Series of articles on Sustainability for the Federation of Small Business including Energy, Waste, and implications of the transition towards a low carbon economy.
Moon, C.J: 2003, Comment former les manageurs a l'ethique au travers des programmes MBA? Vers une pedagogie de l'ethique, Enterprise Ethique: 128-135.
Moon, C.J: 2002, Complying with the ABI disclosure guidelines on social responsibility, Corporate Governance, vol. 5, June, Issue 3: 2.
Moon, C.J: 2002, Report on the Ethical Corporation Europe Conference 24-25 April 2002, Ethical Corporation Magazine, Issue 5, May: 17-19.
Moon, C.J: 2002, Governance. Responsible Reporting, Internal Auditing and Business Risk, February: 36-37.
Moon, C.J: 2002, Complying with the ABI disclosure guidelines on social responsibility, Internal Control, Issue 48, February: 12.
Moon, C.J: 2002, ABI Disclosure Guidelines, Company Secretary's Review, Tolley's, vol. 25, number 18, January: 143.
Moon, C.J: 2001 Reputation risk management in e-business, E-risk Management Briefing, vol. 1, Issue 3, February.
Moon, C.J. & Cooke, N.H: 2000, Business Ethics in the New Economy, Modern Management, December: 9-11.
Moon, C.J. & Stanworth, C: 1999, Ethics & Empowerment: Managerial Discourse and the Case of Teleworking, in Ethics and Empowerment, Quinn & Davies, (eds.): 326-347.
Moon, C.J. & Swaffin-Smith, C. 1988: Total Quality Management and new patterns of work: Is there life beyond empowerment? Total Quality Management, Special Issue. Managing Innovation in Public Services, Volume 9 Numbers 2&3 May, 301-310.
Moon, C.J: 1998, The Stakeholder Mindset: managerial skills for the moral community, in Wood, G., 1998. Corporate Social Responsibility: Principles and Practice. 165-167.
Moon, C.J. & Stanworth, C: 1997, Flexible working in Europe. The case of teleworking in the UK, in Feelings work in Europe, Quaderni Di Psicologia Del Lavoro, vol. 5, Avallone, F; Arnold, J & de Witte, K (eds.)
Moon, C.J., 1997. Asia Pacific Corporate Governance: Is West Best? in Armistead, C., & Kelly, J., (eds.), Effective Organisations. Looking to the Future. 181-184, UK: Redwood Books.
Moon, C.J: 1989: Green Bills or Pound Coins - Can Business Ethics Resolve the Dilemma? Management Education and Development, vol. 20, part 3: 143-152.
Moon, C.J. & Piper, M: 2001, Managing risk and reputation in the biotechnology industry, Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, vol. 7 number 4: 309-317.
Jones, Paul and Apostolopoulos, Nikolaos and Kakouris, Alexandros and Moon, C. J. and Ratten, Vanessa and Walmsley, Andreas , eds. (2021) Universities and entrepreneurship: meeting the educational and social challenges. Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, 11 . Emerald Publishing, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781839820755
Moon, C. J. and Bace, Edward (2020) Green finance for entrepreneurs: current perspectives and conceptual model. In: ECIE 2020, 16-18 Sep 2020, A Virtual Conference Supported By Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma (UNINT).
Moon, C. J. (2019) 'Rio 25', the global compact in Brazil and opportunities presented by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In: Corporate Social Responsibility in Brazil: the future is now. Stehr, Christopher and Dziatzko, Nina and Struve, Franziska , eds. CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance . Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 3-27. ISBN 9783319906041
Moon, C. J. (2018) Contributions to the SDGs through Social and Eco entrepreneurship: new mindsets for sustainable solutions. In: Entrepreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals. Apostolopoulos, Nikolaos and Al-Dajani, Haya and Holt, Diane and Jones, Paul and Newbery, Robert , eds. Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, 8 . Emerald, pp. 47-68. ISBN 9781787563766
Moon, C. J. and Walmsley, Andreas and Apostolopoulos, Nikolaos (2018) Governance implications of the UN Higher Education Sustainability Initiative. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society , 18 (4). pp. 624-634. ISSN 1472-0701
Practice: Awarded fellowship of Enterprise Educators UK 2020 (18 globally, 13 females and 5 males). Multiple award winning social and eco-entrepreneur. Member of expert panel for Natural Environment pillar of Legatum Institute Prosperity Index. Judge 'F Factor' competition, the UKs premier competition for 14-25 year olds. Enactus Middlesex champion and sustainability adviser. Finalist UK's largest ever business development competition; and inventor of the patented eco-bin. Founder of several eco organisations, MD & CEO. Founder of CSR Global. Partner with Rumie, Google global social impact award winner 2017. Consulted to Pfizer, BT, Reuters, Canary Wharf Group and numerous SMEs. Formerly Head of Sustainability at two companies; and Divisional Director, Energy & Sustainability, the UKs largest private firm of consulting engineers. Certified and accredited CSR consultant & Social Auditor. Formerly Manager, Ethics & Responsible Business Practices, global company.
Moon, CJ. 2015: Engaging Students on Environmental Issues, Academy of Business & Society, Annual Colloquium, Global Sustainability Strategy: New models and approaches to achieve sustainable living, Milan.
Moon, C.J. & Batle, J. 2015: Environmental best practices in Mallorca hotels: beyond EMS's and towards Social Innovation. International Conference on Tourism, London.
Moon, C.J. & Gebbels, J. 2015: The role of universities in the provision of corporate social responsibility and ethics teaching in the agricultural sector, 8th Annual International Symposium on Agriculture, Athens Institute for Education and Research.
Moon, C.J. 2015: Greening the university: from league tables to eco-entrepreneurship modules. European Conference Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Genoa, Italy.
Moon, C.J. 2014: Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Education: implications for innovation in delivery. ISBE research paper.
Moon, C.J. 2014: Where are all the ecopreneurs? ISBE research paper.
Moon, C.J. 2009: Prospects for Copenhagen and beyond, Conference Board European Council Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Brussels, 22nd October.
Moon, C.J. 2009: Climate Change update: The road to Copenhagen, Conference Board European Council Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Shell HQ, The Hague, 11th June.
Moon, C.J. 2008: Case study: embodied carbon vs. conventional refurbishment vs. new build, Sustainable Buildings Conference, October, 2008.
Moon, C.J. 2008: Plenary Chair, Ethics Summit, Conference Board Europe, Brussels, 11th January.
Moon, C.J. 2006: Climate Change Research & Development, European Council Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Conference Board, Brussels, 11th January.
Moon, C.J. 2005: Chair of Human Rights & Business session, Ethics Risk China, Ethical Corporation Conference, London, 28-29th April.
Moon, C.J. 2004: Accounting for Ethics: A New Rulebook For All Managers? The Bottom Line of Business Ethics, Ahaa Management Psychology Meeting, 22 January.
Moon, C.J. 2003: Moderator, IT Analyst meeting (Intel, Canon, Philips, Richo), TBLI Conference, Amsterdam, Nov. 6&7.
Moon, C.J. 2003: Moderator, Telecom Analyst meeting (France Telecom, Telenor, Vodafone, BT, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica), TBLI Conference, Amsterdam, Nov. 6&7.
Moon, C.J. 2003: Understanding and Managing Ethics: Learning from Enron. Keynote address Business Ethics Net-Africa Third Annual Conference, Zambia, 20-22 July.
Moon, C.J: 2003 Accounting for Ethics. Professional workshop for Chartered Institute of Management Accounting, CIMA Biz.Net.
Moon, C.J. 2003: Enron: Economics and Ethics, 7th European Business Ethics Network-UK Annual Conference, The Challenge of Business Ethics, Selwyn College Cambridge, 7-8th April.
Moon, C.J. 2002: Ethical Aspects of Corporate Citizenship, Conference Board European Research Working Group on Corporate Citizenship, Madrid, 3-4 October.
Moon, C.J. 2002: Enron: Economics and Ethics, European Ethics Summit, Sustaining Humanity Beyond Humanism, European Parliament, Brussels, 29-30 August.
Moon, C.J. 2001: Entrepreneurship & Ethics, Keynote address, University of Cambridge Entrepreneurship Centre, 15th May.
Moon, C.J. 2000: Ethical Concerns & Reputation Risk Management, 13th Annual European Business Ethics Network International Conference, Ethics: Leadership and Accountability, Churchill College Cambridge, 12-14 September..
Moon, C.J. Henderson, S & Piper, M. 2000: Managing Values & Reputation: How successful businesses are building value in the new economy, 8th Annual BioPartnering Europe Workshop, London, October 16-17.
Moon, C.J & Weiner, D. 2000: Ethical Concerns and Reputation Risk Management, MBA Workshop for Cranfield University School of Management, UK.
Moon, C.J & Wooliams, P. 1999: Managing Cross Cultural Business Ethics, European Business Ethics Network, Fourth Annual UK Conference, Business Ethics for a New Millennium, Christ Church Oxford, 15th-16th April.
Moon, C.J & Wooliams, P. 1999: Managing Across Cultures. The 12th Annual European Business Ethics Network Conference, Business Challenging Business Ethics, New Instruments for coping with diversity in international business, Amsterdam, 1st-3rd November.
Moon, C.J. 1999: Master Class in Ethical Accounting and Auditing, European Institute of Business Ethics, Nijenrode University, Netherlands.
Moon, C.J & Wooliams, P. 1998: Cross Cultural Business Ethics, The First International Conference on Cross Cultural Business Ethics, Tunis, 10-11th December.
Moon, C.J: 1998. Virtual Learning in Business and Management Education: Opportunities and Obstacles. Leeds-Lancaster Conference on Emergent Fields in Management: Connecting Learning and Critique, Leeds, July 15-17.
Moon, C.J. 1997: Corporate Governance in the Asia Pacific Region: Representation, Direction and Oversight, European Business Ethics Network 10th Annual Conference, How To Make Business Ethics Operational - Creating Effective Alliances. Prague, 10-12 September.
Moon, C.J. & Stanworth, C. 1997: Managing at a distance in book publishing: rationales, techniques and ethical Issues. 12th Annual Employment Research Unit Conference, Cardiff Business School, University of Wales, 11-12 September.
Moon, C.J. 1997: Corporate Governance: Western Models for Eastern Enterprise? Eastern Academy of Management 7th International Conference, Managing in a Global Economy VII., Dublin June 15-17.
Moon, C.J. 1997: Pinocchio Prognostication: Honesty Testing & Ethics, British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Blackpool, 7-9th January.
Moon, C.J. 1997: Honesty Testing & Ethics, British Psychological Society Professional Update, Cheltenham.
Moon, C.J; Heppell, S. 1997: The 'Virtual' Business School: fantasy or reality? Second International Workshop on Telework, Learning and Knowledge Management in Virtual Innovations: Building Actions on Ideas, Amsterdam, September 2-5.
Moon, C.J. 1997: Flexible Working in Europe: Ethical Issues of Teleworking, Eastern Academy of Management International Conference, Europe Towards the 21st Century: Convergence and Divergence, Dublin June 15-17.
Moon, C.J. & Stanworth, C: 1996. Teleworking: Ethical Issues of Flexible Working, Values and Social Responsibilities of The Computer Science, Etica y Computadores III Congreso International. Madrid: 275-292.
Moon, C.J., 1996. The Psychology of Ethical Decision-Making, European Business Ethics Network – UK, First Annual Conference, Implementing Ethical Business, Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education.