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Are you interested in working on these two projects: Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models and Circular Energy for a Sustainable Circular Economy.
Deadline 12 November 2020!
Podkast med Beate Sjåfjell, publisert i Alternativ Økonomi - en månedlig podkast om økonomiske løsninger for en bedre verden
Our flagship project, Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART), is now concluded. SMART aimed to secure the contribution of market actors to sustainability, which we defined as securing the social foundation for humanity, now and in the future, within planetary boundaries. Check out our short video (1 minute 40 seconds) on this!
Are you interested in conducting research on Nordic business models in the era of globalization, digitalization and the pursuit of sustainability?
Deadline 5 March 2020!
Er du interessert i å forske på nordiske forretningsmodeller i en tid preget av globalisering, digitalisering og omstilling til bærekraft?
The new Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability firmly establishes sustainability-related study of corporate law and corporate governance as a field. The advance praise in twenty-two endorsements and two forewords bodes well for the volume, which is now out in print as well as online for subscribers to Cambridge Core.
SMART aims to secure the contribution of business and finance to sustainability. But what do we mean?
SMART-prosjektet, som etter snart fire år er i innspurten mot sluttkonferansen i Brüssel 19. februar, går nye veier i forskningsformidlingen.
Even the apparently most sustainable clothing companies lack information about the environmental, social and economic impacts of their business operations, shows a SMART project analysis of the best practices reported by 31 companies in the textile industry.
On December 3 we invited researchers, innovators and activists to an event on sustainability and fashion in Oslo. See the whole event here.
Change in business practice is urgently needed to achieve sustainability. The deterioration of our biosphere has direct impacts on human welfare and political progress towards the realization of human rights. We must ensure business respect for human rights is a minimum standard in the drive for sustainability, say SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell and researcher Mark B. Taylor.
The SMART project has published a first report presenting its reform proposals aimed to support the transition to sustainability. All feedback is highly welcome, says SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell.
The constant buying and throwing away of clothes is destroying our planet. Therefore, EU governments should force companies to make clothes that last longer and can be recycled more easily.
The EU-funded SMART project has published the first version of its sustainability assessment guide for companies. The guide is intended to help businesses become more sustainable and will be updated and improved over the next few months.
The Steering Committee of Daughters of Themis: International Network of Female Business Scholars, hereby express our solidarity with our Turkish colleague Dr. Ayşe Gül Altınay.
The fifth international workshop of Daughter of Themis brought together twelve business scholars from different countries to discuss ways of enhancing finance for sustainability.
Businesses need to redefine their purpose to creating sustainable value within the planetary boundaries, argues SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell.
A PhD Research Fellowship in Sustainable Digitalisation is available at Digitalisation & Entrepreneurship (DIGENT) research section at the Department of Informatics. The successful candidate will be based at the Sustainability and Design Lab.
Deadline 7 April 2019!
The project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models have a postdoctoral position available in Oslo.
Deadline 19 April 2019!
Introducing regulation that requires companies to act sustainably is crucial because many firms want to be more sustainable, but fear that doing so will be expensive and put them at a competitive disadvantage to less responsible businesses.
"There is no guarantee that the courts are going to open up to the idea of climate justice," says Mark Taylor from the SMART project.
– and it may never lose its fossil fuel addiction
Economic and industrial pressure to keep opening new areas is indisputable, and perhaps immutable. The country's hypocrisy may be ingrained.
“The EU should reform European company law to ensure that businesses create profit in a way that is not based on destroying the environment or exploiting people,” says law professor and SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell.