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Publisert June 11, 2018 11:42 AM

A new committee appointed by the Norwegian government will look at whether an ethics information law is necessary to improve business’ disclosures about corporate social responsibility (CSR), including in their supply chains.

Publisert May 23, 2018 2:43 PM
Publisert May 15, 2018 11:16 AM

Daughters of Themis is happy to announce the launch of its virtual library, containing a large number of research sources written by members of our international network of female business scholars.

Publisert Apr. 26, 2018 2:52 PM

Available position as Adjunct Research Professor (20%)

Application deadline: 31 May 2018

Publisert Apr. 24, 2018 12:32 PM

As we move into the second half of the SMART project, we are gradually shifting our focus from research to results. We know that the successful implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires unprecedented collaboration within and beyond academia, and we are ready to play our part.

Publisert 18. apr. 2018 09:43

FNs bærekraftsmål har gitt et nytt driv til debatten om hvordan vi kan oppnå en bærekraftig utvikling. En implementering av bærekraftsmålene krever en forskningsbasert tilnærming, slik vi har i SMART-prosjektet.  

Publisert Feb. 5, 2018 4:02 PM

What are the social and environmental sustainability impacts in the life cycle of your mobile phone?  Our analysis suggests that there are small differences between phones when it comes to environmental impact, but more substantial differences in social impact.

Publisert Jan. 30, 2018 11:41 AM

Would you like be a part of an exciting and important project? We are advertising a position starting in August 2018 as research assistant with the SMART project. The deadline for application is 8 March 2018.

Publisert Jan. 30, 2018 10:50 AM

Available position as research assistant in exiting project on sustainable business.

Application deadline: 8 March 2018

Publisert 30. jan. 2018 10:36

Stilling som vitenskapelig assistent i spennende prosjekt om bærekraftig næringsliv.

Søknadsfrist 8. mars 2018.

Publisert Nov. 23, 2017 1:34 PM

What can states and businesses do to drive sustainability in global supply chains? What does it take to make sustainability a core part of any business plan or public operation? We are reporting back from a recent international conference on this topic. 

Publisert Nov. 17, 2017 10:15 AM

Oil nations, those who allow major polluters to pollute and profit from the pollution, are increasingly finding themselves at the receiving end of lawsuits. The ongoing court case in Oslo is the latest example.

Publisert Nov. 6, 2017 1:27 PM

Norwegians change their mobile phone more often than ever before. With services such as Telenor's Swap and Telia's Svitsj, it has become even easier to get the latest mobile phone on the market. These subscriptions enable customers to obtain a new mobile phone every 12 months. Telenor promotes Swap as good for the customer and good for the environment, because these one year old mobiles end up in countries where most people do not have the money to buy a new mobile.

Publisert 4. okt. 2017 16:23

Dersom vi tar FNs bærekraftsmål alvorlig, i lys av kunnskapen vi har om planetens tålegrenser, må vi tenke helt nytt. Dette setter nye rammer for politikk og økonomi.

Se og hør Beate Sjåfjells innlegg på Forskningsdagene 2017.

Publisert Oct. 4, 2017 12:32 PM

How companies create value, for whom and at what cost. A summary the SMART-event in from Brussels: “Non-Financial Reporting for a Sustainable Circular Economy”.

Publisert Sep. 18, 2017 3:54 PM

With the results from Norway’s general elections last Monday, the impression of a land of paradox is reinforced. The conservative coalition has received a slim mandate to stay in office.

Publisert Aug. 14, 2017 10:00 AM

This year’s workshop delivered insightful and thought-provoking discussions on the challenges and opportunities with engaging in interdisciplinary research, spanning the use of multiple disciplines and methodologies as well as the strengths with creating partnerships with colleagues.

Publisert Aug. 4, 2017 2:30 PM

There is much unused potential in law to empower consumers as a force to promote greater sustainability, but also significant barriers in legal regulation and in consumer behaviour.

Publisert June 26, 2017 1:22 PM

Much done – much more to do as we work to align business interests and public policies for greater policy coherence for development with planetary boundaries.

Publisert June 15, 2017 9:05 AM

Beate Sjåfjell has written an op-ed in the University of Oslo’s online paper Uniforum about Daughters of Themis and how it started with a recognition of the lack of gender balance in company law scholarship in egalitarian Norway.

Publisert May 11, 2017 9:40 AM

The sovereign state is perhaps the single most important structural phenomenon in human organisation today, and tax sovereignty is one of the fundamental components of the sovereign state.  But what is tax sovereignty for?

Publisert May 10, 2017 11:32 AM

Lack of will, knowledge and priorities leaves room for improvement when it comes to social and ethical considerations in public procurement. Even the Fairtrade-label might be problematic. 

Publisert May 9, 2017 9:33 AM

This Call for Papers invites contributions to the Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability. Those tentatively selected to contribute will be invited to a Cambridge Handbook Symposium in Oslo on 12-14 March 2018, with draft chapters to be submitted to the editors beforehand. Participation at the Symposium is not a condition to contribute to the Handbook, but it is strongly encouraged. The Symposium is expected to enhance the quality of the contributions, reinforce the cohesive nature of the volume, and contribute to the timeliness of the manuscript.

Publisert May 8, 2017 2:07 PM

On the 30 of March, SMART hosted its first stakeholder meeting for the garment sector. Representatives of global fashion brands, fashion educators, textile producers, sourcing consultants, government, NGOs and academic experts met to discuss how to make the garments sector more sustainable.

Publisert Apr. 24, 2017 1:29 PM

Our mobile phones are produced by a seemingly unstoppable cycle of innovation, consumption, and obsolescence. Producing them is plagued by an unsustainable cycle of low wages, human rights abuse, use of hazardous materials, and ineffective recycling practices.