Virginia Allevi is Sustainability Lab Researcher and Africa Lab Coordinator at SDA Bocconi School of Management. Since 2018, she collaborates in coordinating the Master In Sustainability and Energy Management (MaSEM) at Bocconi University.
At SDA Bocconi, Virginia has conducted research and training programs on sustainability, with a specific focus on blue economy and ocean protection, sustainable business strategy and energy transition. Her research activities address several topics such as the relations and inter-dependences between social and ecological systems, the analysis of corporates' pressures on the environment and society and the integration of sustainability into business strategy. Since 2020 Virginia is part of One Ocean Foundation research team and she worked on the report ""Business for Ocean Sustainability - A Global Perspective"", presented at the annual event organized by the United Nations for World Oceans Day. Since 2018, Virginia has conducted also research and training programs focused on the topic of renewable energy as a strategic tool to boost the sustainable development of the African countries.
She is the author of articles and papers published on scientific and economic-managerial journals, such as Economia & Management. Virginia holds a specialized master in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility (today called MaSEM) from Bocconi University and a MSc Degree with honors in Coastal and Marine Biology and Ecology from University of Salento. She worked on a research project developed in partnership with University of Milano-Bicocca at MaRHE Center in the Republic of Maldives.