Julia Hartmann is Professor for Sustainable Supply Chain Management at the Operations Department of EBS Business School in Germany. Her research interests include sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, sustainable supply chain management and environmental operations. Professor Hartmann’s research papers have been published in the Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of World Business, International Journal of Operations and Production Management and Journal of Cleaner Production. Her academic achievements include several noteworthy distinctions. She won the EBS Upcoming Scholar of the Year 2011 Award and the EBS student’s award for Classroom Excellence in 2012. Julia Hartmann holds a doctoral degree in social sciences, particularly supply chain management and a post-doctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation).