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Dr Cheree Topple

Senior Lecturer, Management


Cheree is a Senior Lecturer in Management with degrees in psychology and human resource management/organisational behaviour. She has international expertise in cross-country projects that address issues of sustainable development, corporate sustainability and sustainable supply chains. Cheree's more recent projects include work with the Commonwealth Secretariat to map the current alignment of national sport policy to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Global Reporting Initiative Organization (GRI) – the leading organisation setting global sustainability standards, and Fairtrade ANZ. Her current research focuses on the interlocking themes of corporate sustainability, the achievement of the SDGs, and broader issues of innovation and sustainability, and is published in ranked peer-reviewed journals.

During her time at Swinburne, Cheree has held the leadership roles of Deputy Chair, Management and Marketing; Discipline Leader of Management; and, Program Director of the Graduate Certificate of Management Studies.

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


  • 2020, Swinburne, Faculty of Business and Law, Teaching Excellence Award, Swinburne University of Technology


Also published as: Topple, Cheree; Topple, C.; Topple Hamilton, Cheree
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2019: Measuring Collective Impact of Sport Policy on the Sustainable Development Goals *; Commonwealth Secretariat
  • 2016: Increasing sustainable and ethical supply chains in the Indo-Pacific *; FAIRTRADE
  • 2015: Integrating sustainability reporting into global value chains *; Global Reporting initiative
  • 2015: Sustainability Assessments: An Investigation of the Sustainability Practices of Organisations in Sarawak *; Melbourne-Sarawak Research Collaboration Scheme

* Chief Investigator

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