Dr Anna Young-Ferris is a Senior Lecturer of Accounting, Governance and Regulation at the University of Sydney Business School. She specialises in ESG/sustainability and climate change strategy, reporting and impact, combining two decades of academic and corporate experience. Her award-winning research lies at the intersection of sustainability/ESG data and its use in investment decision making. Anna is also passionate about transforming management education curricula from the single-minded pursuit of profit to advancing a more sustainable and responsible business mindset and is undertaking scholarly research to that end. Anna and her team are the recipients of the prestigious 2023 United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Faculty Recognition Award for leading the strategic integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into teaching, research, and organisational practices across the Business School and the wider university. Anna led this work for six years (2017-2023) and is also the recipient of the University's 2022 Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability.
How can educators respectfully and meaningfully introduce Indigenous stewardship concepts with a sense of appreciation rather than appropriation?