Misum Annual Report 2020
31 March 2021
Download our annual report to read about Misum’s new research trajectory on accelerating scientific knowledge for sustainable markets with impact.
Laurence Romani takes over as UN PRME Director at SSE
17 March 2021
We welcome Laurence Romani as the new UN PRME Director at Stockholm School of Economics, a program managed by Misum.
Misum Board members recognized on most powerful women in business rankings
12 March 2021
This week, for the 23rd year in a row, Dagens Industri presented their rankings of the 125 most powerful women in business. Three of the highlighted inspirational women are Misum board members and include our Chair.
Influential book ’CSR and Sustainable Business’ now in its second English edition
11 February 2021
Misum affiliate Emma Sjöström is a contributing author to the acclaimed book ‘CSR and Sustainable Business’, now published in its second English edition. Co-authored with SSE peers and industry partners, the book introduces various perspectives on corporate social responsibility, sustainable business, and how the different perspectives are connected.
Martina Björkman Nyqvist winner of SSE Corporate Partners' Research Award 2020
17 December 2020
Associate Professor Martina Björkman Nyqvist has been awarded the SSE Corporate Partner Research Award 2020 for her groundbreaking work in development economics. Marie Ehrling, Chairman of Securitas, presented the award, which amounts to 100,000 SEK.
Misum affiliate Dr Emilia Cederberg awarded the 2020 Oskar Sillén prize
11 December 2020
Dr. Emilia Cederberg was awarded the 2020 Oskar Sillén Prize for her dissertation on how fund companies integrate socially sustainable and environmental considerations in their analysis and investment decisions.
Scientists warn of disconnect between guidelines for the European Green Deal and climate goals
08 December 2020
123 scientists from 27 countries are appealing to EU leaders to correct an ‘oversight’ in the recently published ‘EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities.’ Misum's Hanna Setterberg is one of the signatories.
Teaching Sustainable Finance: ways to integrate sustainability in finance education
02 December 2020
How can higher education institutions integrate sustainability issues in their finance programs? A new report published by Misum offers practical tools and advice for universities to design courses relevant to current financial and global challenges.
Highlights from the webinar: Economic reforms of fragile states - Perspectives from Somalia
30 November 2020
Fragile states are particularly vulnerable to adverse economic shocks and in need of international support. Through constructive collaboration with international partners, however, fragile state governments can successfully pursue ambitious reform agendas for the short and long run. SITE and MISUM (Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets) invited the Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Dr. Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh, and the Swedish ambassador to Somalia, Staffan Tillander, to discuss the role of international partnership in the recent development of economic reforms in Somalia.
What you need to know about global catastrophic risks in 2020
16 November 2020
Launched at the SSE Global Challenges education track, the Global Challenges Foundation annual report on global catastrophic risks gathers insights and evidence from global thought leaders on the most pressing risks facing humanity today. In 2020, COVID-19 has amplified almost all of them.