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Tactics for successful board renewal in the name of climate change

01 December 2023
Corporate boards play a crucial role in setting company policies, long-term goals, and overseeing corporate officers and executives. In this new case study, Misum affiliated researcher Emma Sjöström highlights and compares two cases where shareholders have sought to nominate particular candidates for board membership in the name of climate change.

Misum recruiting new Stakeholder Engagement Manager

01 December 2023
The Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (MISUM) is now recruiting for the position of Misum Stakeholder Engagement Manager. For someone passionate in sustainability and research, this position offers many opportunities to learn, build networks, make an impact, and spread knowledge.

Dagens Nyheter features Misum Forum Keynote Speaker Rebecca Henderson

04 October 2023
While in Stockholm as the Misum Forum 2023 keynote speaker, Harvard Business School Professor Rebecca Henderson sat down with Dagens Nyheter to discuss her two decades of work on purpose-driven capitalism and what that means for business.

New Misum Academic Insight – Establishing authority: shareholder engagement on climate change concerns

04 October 2023
The academic insight delves into the process by which shareholders and their intermediaries establish authority and influence companies to improve their climate-related work.

Are in-kind settlements in US environmental cases effectively promoting justice?

29 August 2023
This new Academic Insight takes an in-depth look at public perception on in-kind settlements, guiding future use of them in addressing environmental justice issues.

Misum affiliated researcher Abhijeet Singh featured in The Economist

14 August 2023
Earlier this summer, Misum research affiliate Abhijeet Singh was featured in The Economist for his study on international school-year productivity and learning outcomes

Marieke Bos and Mattia Bianchi join Misum as research platform directors

29 June 2023
Misum is thrilled to welcome two new platform directors; Prof. Mattia Bianchi to the Sustainable Business Development through Entrepreneurship and Innovation platform and Marieke Bos to the Sustainable Finance Initiative.

Interview with Misum Executive Director, Prof. Martina Björkman Nyqvist

19 June 2023
Misum Executive Director, Prof. Martina Björkman Nyqvist, was recently interviewed by Mistra, The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research.

Can environmental policy encourage investment in research and development?

14 June 2023
Policies that support cleaner production technologies can lower climate change risks and environmental problems without hurting the economy in the long run. However, there is limited evidence on how these policies motivate companies to invest in these technologies. This Misum Academic Insight examines how taxes on emissions affect technology spending in highly polluting companies.

SITE researchers receives SEK 2 million grant for research on climate change beliefs

14 June 2023
Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation and Tore Browaldh Foundation recognize the research in unraveling the impact of labor-market, media narratives, and personal traits on climate change perspectives.
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