Dominique Diouf


Dominique believes that Sustainability can help organizations address the challenges they face in an environment of perpetual change. Dominique holds a MA in sociology from the University Gaston Berger of Saint-Louis (Senegal) and a postgraduate degree in the same discipline at the University Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar (Senegal). He’s also a graduate in Management and Human Resources Management from the Institut Supérieur de Management of Dakar (Senegal) where he was a Teaching Assistant for over five years. He is currently completing a Ph.D. in Business Administration at Laval University in Quebec City (QC, Canada).

He acquired several years of experiences both in Africa and Canada in the areas of research and teaching and consulting in Management Studies and sustainable development. Dominique is a part-time teacher at Laval University and the University of Ottawa (ON, Canada). He is currently conducting a research project in Responsible Investing as part of the Community-University- Research Alliances (CURA) Program (funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council- Canada) at the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada).

He is member of several professional organizations around the world such as PRI Academic Network, Canadian Sustainability Indicators Network (CSIN), ISO Technical Committee on Sustainable Development in Communities and Subcommittee on Smart Urban Infrastructure Metrics, Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Network of Business Sustainability, Social Investment Organization (SIO), Practitioner Network, Energy For All, UN Foundation etc.


His areas of interest are CSR, socially responsible investment, impact investing, entrepreneurship/social enterprise, sustainability reporting, ESG performance, Base of the Pyramid (BOP), carbon project, renewable energy etc. His research and activities focus on Canadian, emerging economies and developing countries issues, particularly Africa.

Email: dominique.diouf[at]