The coordinators of the project
Bringing together a group of more than 70 teacher-researchers, experts and students, four leading academics coordinated the collaborative development of the Great Transition Handbook.
Cécile Renouard is the president and co-founder of the Campus de la Transition.
Professor of philosophy at the Centre Sèvres and teaches at École des Mines de Paris, Essec and Sciences Po. Cécile leads the research program “CODEV – Entreprises et développement”, of the Institut Essec Iréné, where she studies the implementation by private actors of their ethical and political responsibilities.
She is a member of the Scientific Council of the Nicolas Hulot Foundation and was an administrator of the French Development Agency from 2014 to 2017.
She is the author of numerous books: La Responsabilité éthique des multinationales (PUF, 2007), Un Monde possible (Seuil, 2008), 20 Propositions pour réformer le capitalisme (directed with Gaël Giraud, Flammarion, 2009, 2nd edition 2012), Michael Walzer ou l’art libéral du civisme (Temps Présent, 2010), Ethique et entreprise (Ed. de l’Atelier, 2013, pocket 2015), L’entreprise au défi du climat (with Frédéric Baule and Xavier Becquey, Ed. de l’Atelier, 2015), Le Facteur 12. Pourquoi il faut plafonner les revenus (with Gaël Giraud, Carnets Nord, 2012, 2017), L’entreprise comme commun (with Swann Bommier, Editions Charles Léopold Mayer, 2018).
Rémi Beau is a postdoctoral researcher in philosophy at the University of Burgundy.
Specialist in environmental philosophy, Rémi works on the notions of ecocentrism, moral perfectionism and the links between environmental ethics and political ecology. He is particularly interested in our relationship with nature, which he approaches from the perspective of an ordinary way of thinking.
In 2017 he will publish Éthique de la nature ordinaire. Recherches philosophiques dans les champs, les friches et les jardins (Sorbonne Publishing, coll. “Philosophies pratiques”) and co-edited in 2018, with Catherine Larrère, the collective work Penser l’Anthropocène (Sciences Po Press).
Christophe Goupil is a professor at the University of Paris.
Physicist by training and co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Tomorrow’s Energies (LIED), Christophe is conducting research focused on issues of thermodynamic energy conversion. His research and teaching activities are at the confluence of the communities of biologists, physicians and economists.
Christophe joined the Campus de la Transition in 2018 where he serves as scientific advisor.
Christian Koenig joined the Campus de la Transition after a long career at ESSEC Business School, where he was professor, director of the “grande école” program, founder and director of ESSEC in Singapore, director of the BBA program and finally director of international affairs. His research focused in particular on inter-company cooperation.
He was also Executive Director of the Council on Business and Society, an international alliance of schools promoting responsible management, and is General Secretary of the Club France Initiative.
Holder of a Master’s degree from Harvard University, Associate Professor in the Strategy and Management Department at ESSEC (in 1997).
Within the Campus de la Transition, Christian Koenig contributes to the structuring of academic training and partnerships with higher education institutions.