Covid-19 and developing countries
As countries all over the world struggle with mitigating the Covid-19 pandemic and its devastating consequences for public health, but also for economic and the broader societal development, international collaboration is needed more than ever. While most of the public attention is directed to domestic or regional developments there is an urge for international organizations and donors to take action globally.
Misum researchers: Over-proportional risks for immigrants
Lin Lerpold and Örjan Sjöberg from Misum point out how the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are increasing inequality in Sweden. "Immigrants are affected to a much higher degree", they say, and stress the need for more far-sighted and comprehensive political measures in order to avoid "a very unsustainable labour market situation" in the long term, with far reaching consequences for integration and societal welfare.
Misum's Emma Sjöström at National Innovation Council
On March 2, Misum's Emma Sjöström participated in a discussion with the National Innovation Council, led by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, with an emphasis on how the financial markets can contribute to society's transition and adaptation to a changing climate. Furthermore, she discussed with the Council how politics can contribute to a long-term sustainable financial market.
Forskning om hållbart mode ska driva cirkulära affärsmodeller i praktiken
Misum-forskaren Susanne Sweet är med på Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademiens (IVA) ”100-lista” som korar forskningsinitiativ med störst potential för att bidra till Sveriges framtida konkurrenskraft. 2020 har Akademien lagt särskilt fokus på hållbar utveckling, med målet att förmedla kunskap om nya processer, produkter och affärsmodeller för företag och praktiker.
New report on sustainable finance: active ownership
Misum researcher Emma Sjöström has published a new report about active ownership related to environmental and social impacts of the firms that are invested in. The study reviews research of the last ten years about possible strategies for shareholders and their potentials for success.
Vacancy: Misum Director of Stakeholder Engagement
Misum is entering a new phase to disseminate research results and accelerate collaborations between SSE scholars, business partners and other societal stakeholders, to tackle key challenges and implement solutions for sustainable markets in practice. We are looking for a sustainability professional who is dedicated to communication and understands both the scientific and the corporate world.
Misum-forskaren Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall om sociala obligationer i EFN tv
Handelshögskolans Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall lyfter fram vikten av att inkludera även sociala mål i hållbara investeringar.
New Misum report on social and sustainability bonds
The new report on social and sustainability bonds from Misum researcher Sophie Nachemson-Ekwall, called "A Swedish market for sustainability related and socially labelled bonds: Institutional investors as drivers", has already received media attention.
65 new million SEK for research on sustainable markets at Misum
Last Thursday, December 12, 2019, The Mistra Foundation decided to grant SSE and Misum 65 million SEK in a second round of funding.The decision means at least five more years of research on sustainable markets at SSE.
Employees are key in contributing to a more sustainable society
Employees are the driving forces behind implementing sustainability in small businesses – not the owners. And sustainability can both stimulate business and motivate employees, SSE researcher Tina Sendlhofer finds.