Research event

Relevant topics, current approaches, and opportunities for future research on sustainability and social responsibility in management studies

A presentation by Tobias Hahn (ESADE) and Frederik Dahlmann (Warwick Business School).

This event is organized byGRONEN Reading Group and Organization and Management Research Colloquium on Innovation in the Public Sphere.

Frederik Dahlmann is Associate Professor of Strategy and Sustainability at Warwick Business School. In his research he seeks to understand how companies respond to and integrate global sustainability challenges into their business strategies and managerial practices. More specifically, he studies how companies address climate change and reduce corporate carbon emissions, their engagement with multiple sustainability challenges such as the energy-food-water nexus, and the role of sustainable business models in driving industry transformation. He is a member of the Strategy and International Business Group at WBS. Fred has a BSc from Loughborough University, and an MSc and a PhD from the University of Bath. He also gained professional experience in the construction sector and from working as an energy analyst in London. His research has been published in journals such as Organization Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly, Business Strategy & the Environment, and Journal of Business Ethics.

Tobias Hahn holds a PhD in Economic and Social Sciences from and a Master Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Lüneburg, Germany. He also holds a position as an Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney Business School. Prior to joining ESADE, he was professor in a business school in France and a project manager in a non-profit research institute in Germany. His main areas of expertise are in business sustainability and corporate social responsibility. His main research areas are tensions and paradoxes in corporate sustainability and CSR, sustainability performance assessment, corporate sustainability strategies, and stakeholder behavior. His work has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, Ecological Economics, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Business Ethics, Business & Society, Organization & Environment, and Business Strategy and the Environment. Tobias is a Senior Editor of the journal Organization & Environment. He also serves as an editorial board member for the journals Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Business & Society, and Business Strategy and the Environment. Currently, Tobias is also the president of the Group for Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN).


Please register online by January 31.