Alexis Rwabizambuga

  • Visiting Research Fellow September 2007 - August 2008


Alexis Rwabizambuga joined the Centre for the Study of Human Rights as a research fellow for the 2007-2008 academic year. Alexis has several years of working experience from insurance, finance and business consulting in several countries in Europe and Africa. He has also worked for UNICEF/WHO where he served in Mali as the GAVI Advisor to the Minister of Health, prior to joining the LSE in 2002 for his PhD in corporate social responsibility, governance and Africa with a particular emphasis on the extractive industries. He has previously studied political science and economics (BA) from the University of Oslo, and management (MSc) from the Norwegian School of Management. He fluently speaks and writes several languages including: English, French, Norwegian, Swahili and Kinyarwanda (native).

Alexis' research interests include: Corporate social responsibility, governance and strategy; Business, climate change and human rights; Environmental security and development.

Publications include:


  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis, 2008. 'Corporate Social Responsiveness through Collaborative Governance: A Rights-Based Model'. Business and Society (Forthcoming).
  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis. 'Negotiating corporate social responsibility practices in supply chains: Experiences from extractive sectors in developing countries'. Global Challenges in Responsible Business, edited by N. Craig Smith, C.B. Bhattacharya, David Vogel and David Levine.
  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis. 'Consumer Activism and Corporate Social Responsibility in Supply Chains: Winning Back Subscriber's Hearts and Minds in the African Cellular Telephony Sector', Journal of Business Ethics (Forthcoming).
  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis. 'Evolution of Nigerian fiscal policies and their implications for national oil revenues'. International Social Science Journal, June 2008.
  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis. 'Explaining the current promotion of gender policies in Rwanda'. World Development (Under review).
  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis. 'The Geography of Conflicts in Darfur'. Conflict, Conflict, Security & Development, (Under review).
  • Rwabizambuga Alexis. 'Examining the Factors Determining the Growth and Scalability of Sustainable Energy Solutions in Africa'. Review of African Political Economy (Under review).


  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis (2007b). 'Negotiating corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and practices in developing countries: An examination of the experiences from the Nigerian oil sector'. Business and Society Review, issue 112.3. pp407-430, Sept.2007.
  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis (2007a) 'Environmental security and development', Conflict, Security & Development, 7:1, pp. 201 - 225, 01 April 2007.
  • 2006
    Wright, C. and Rwabizambuga, A. 2006. 'Institutional Pressures, Corporate Reputation, and Voluntary Codes of Conduct: An Examination of the Equator Principles'. Business and Society Review, Vol. 111, pp. 89-117.
  • 2004
    Rwabizambuga, Alexis. Tropical forests, international jungle: the underside of global ecopolitics by Marie Claude Smouts, 2002. Palgrave Macmillan, 280pp (hbk). ISBN 1 4039 6203 0 (p 50-51). European Environment. Volume 14, Issue 1, 2004. Pages 50-51.
  • Rwabizambuga, Alexis. Climate change and the oil industry: common problem, varying strategies by Jon Birer Skjaerseth and Tora Skodvin, 2003. Manchester University Press, 256 pp. ISBN 07910 65585. Volume 15, Issue 1 , Pages 59 - 60.