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Circular fashion? A study about decoupling amongst Swedish apparel retailers

2017-11-07
In a published paper in Journal of Cleaner Production, RiseB: s Herman Stål, together with Hervé Corvellec from Lund University, explore how Swedish apparel companies mitigate demands for circularity via decoupling.)

First edition of new innovation program completed

2017-06-22
During the end of Spring, Maira Babri has run an innovation program focusing on sustainability and digitalization. The program is set up for companies in the construction sector.

Professor Lars Hassel has been invited to make a keynote presentation

2017-06-07
Lars Hassel will give his keynote at the conference Sustainable Business, Reporting and Assurance: A Focus on Challenges and Future Knowledge Needs, which will be held in Lund (Sweden), November 16-17, 2017

Professor Lars Hassel in interview in Finnish Economy-newspaper

2017-06-07
The interview, which is in Finnish, focuses on how financial markets can create a better world through Sustainable and Responsible Investments (SRI).

Thesis prize is handed out

2017-06-02
Alexander Adolfsson Grimsen and Marie Åström was awarded 25.000 SEK at Umeå School of Business and Economics’ annual graduation ceremony the 2nd of June.

Open presentation on Friday 19th May

2017-05-16
In connection with being awarded Umea municipality’s scientific award, RiseB: s Herman Stål will give an open presentation Friday 19th May.

RiseB:s annual thesis price in Sustainability and Business Ethics is awarded to Alexander Adolfsson Grimsen and Marie Åström, Umeå School of Business and Economics

2017-05-04
The thesis entitled “Development Finance Institutions’ Effect on The Fund Manager’s Investment Decisions: Balancing Financial Performance Goals and Development Impact Objectives” will be awarded 25.000 SEK at Umeå School of Business and Economics’ graduation ceremony the 2nd of June. The jury wo...

Response regarding the air travel tax – “To wait and oppose is not the optimal choice”. RiseB:s Karl Bonnedahl et al., reply in Västerbottens Kuriren.

2017-05-02
In their reply the authors, amongst other things, write that opposing well-intended actions creates a negative dynamic and that waiting cannot be optimal when the situation for the climate is critical.

RiseB:s Karl Bonnedahl participates in a new book entitled: “Sustainability and Peaceful Coexistence for the Antropocene”

2017-05-02
The book has been edited by Pasi Heikkurinen, researcher at Leeds Sustainability Research Institute and is published by Routledge.

RiseB:s Karl Bonnedahl, with several Swedish environmental organizations, criticize the Västerbotten County Administration/Region

2017-04-05
In an opinion piece in Tuesday’s “Västerbottens kuriren” several environmental organizations criticize the County’s and Region’s objection to the tax suggested by the recent state investigation.

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