2 MSEK for sustainability index research project
06 October 2020
Emma Sjöström, Director of the Sustainable Finance Initiative at Misum, Rickard Sandberg (Head of the SSE Center for Data Analytics (CDA)) and Anders Westlund (Professor Emeritus CDA) have been awarded with a SEK 2,090 million research grant to pursue the project “On accountable measurement of corporate sustainability; the need for a sustainability index – proceedings and extensions.”
Are inequalities rising and green investments declining due to COVID-19?
30 September 2020
What has the pandemic implied for industry, education, innovation so far, and how can we navigate the emerging long-term sustainability challenges? Join the Misum Annual forum on October 7 to hear new evidence in the field.
Misum welcomes all new SSE students!
26 August 2020
New student at SSE? Congratulations on the start of your exciting journey! The Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets at SSE (Misum) welcomes you to the fold. We look forward to engaging with you in your studies and following your progress during your time at SSE!
Silent stakeholders and Earth Overshoot Day
21 August 2020
Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services exceed what the earth can regenerate in the given year. This year we reach our global limit on August 22. Meaning that from Sunday onwards, we are all using next year's resources.
How Covid-19 is eroding sustainability progress - Misum writes on World Economic Forum Agenda
16 July 2020
The World Economic Forum (WEF), one of the most important global platforms for business and economic policy coordination, has published a Misum-written article this week, emphasising the need to tackle the pandemic's many sustainability threats.
Vacancy: Misum Stakeholder Engagement Officer
07 July 2020
The Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) is looking for a skilled communicator to support the management team with outreach efforts that convey research results for sustainable markets to various stakeholders.
Managing diversity through transgender inclusion in the Bangladeshi apparel industry
23 June 2020
A new article from Enrico Fontana, Affiliated Researcher at Misum and lecturer at Sasin School of Management, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand) investigates the main drivers of transgender discrimination in the Bangladeshi apparel industry. Fontana outlines a typology of collaborative practices to shift mindsets and increase transgender socio-economic inclusivity.
Misum economic lectures on utbildningsradion
23 June 2020
In line with the accelerated digitalisation, SSE has collaborated with the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company “Utbildningsradion” to disseminate current research to a variety of economic topics. On board from Misum: Abhijeet Singh and Maria Perrotta Berlin, talking about how to solve the “learning crisis” of developing countries by relatively simple measures (#SDG4 #SDG10), and the unintended consequences of the ‘Nordic model’ of prostitution legislation (#SDG5 #SDG16).
COVID-19: navigating sustainability risks in the pandemic
17 June 2020
As part of 'Sweden through the crisis', the newly released Covid-19 report from the Stockholm School of Economics, a transdisciplinary team of Misum researchers has explored previous health crises in order to identify sustainability pathways for industry and development policymakers dealing with socio-economic fallout.
NEW MISUM DIRECTOR OF STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT APPOINTED
18 May 2020
Misum welcomes Maya Rebermark in the new position as Misum Director of Stakeholder Engagement – with focus on sustainable markets. Maya hails from the Stockholm Resilience Centre where she has led global engagement efforts for international transdisciplinary coalitions including the EAT-Lancet Commission and the Global Resilience Partnership.