Dr Lorren Haywood

Dr Lorren Haywood is a senior researcher in the Sustainability, Economics, and Waste Research Group within the CSIR’s Ecosystem Services Impact Area. She holds a Ph.D. in Zoology and Environmental Science from the University of the Witwatersrand. Lorren has specialist knowledge and experience in strategic environmental management, sustainability assessment and reporting, risk management, corporate sustainability, sustainable development goals (SDGs), and the green economy. Her area of research lies in the application of sustainability science towards the development of tools that enable the business to transform their current sustainability practices such that they embrace systems resilience and contribute towards the SDGs. She is responsible for the establishment of a research agenda in corporate sustainability within the CSIR and guidelines which introduce systems and resilience thinking into the ISO 31000 risk management process and into business strategy, management, and reporting