Emilia Cederberg joined the Department as a PhD student in September 2015. She previously worked as an ESG (environmental, social and governance) analyst at Sustainalytics in Frankfurt am Main. Her research project, which is situated at the intersection of management control and sustainability, is financed by the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets. It focuses on the use of ESG data as investor decision support.
Her Master’s thesis, which received the Oscar Sillén Award for outstanding essay in accounting (2015), explored the process of non-financial target-setting, through a comparative case study of targets for CO2 reduction and sustainable innovation in a publicly listed multi-national manufacturing company. She holds a B.Sc. in Business & Economics (2012) and a M.Sc. (2014) in Accounting and Financial Management, both from the Stockholm School of Economics. She also participated in an exchange semester within the MBA programme of the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, US.