Interest in the work of the Nature Risk Commission has increased in line with media attention on nature loss in Norway. Now, the Commission shows how businesses and the public sector can work more systematically with nature risk.
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This 2023 Award for Excellent Knowledge Dissemination goes to the core team at the Centre for Sustainable Business: Sveinung Jørgensen, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen and Siv R. Skard.
Recently NHH had a wreath ceremony in memory of Thorolf Rafto and his work for human rights. Defense for Children International participated on behalf of Rafto Prize winner DCIP.
Mari Larsen Sæther (26) have a mother who happily remove rubbish from the street and a father who taught her to repair rather than buy new things. Now she is a business developer at the waste technology company Carrot.
Youngsters want to live climate-friendly, but are not willing to give up holiday flights, shows study from NHH and UiB.
Those promoting sustainability need to create better narratives to generate support.
NHH researchers Geir Drage Berentsen and Håkon Otneim will use statistics to help the business world adapt to the rapidly changing climate.
On Thursday February 9 2023 Rasmus Noss Bang will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
NHH recently released the online course ‘Business Models for Sustainability’ in what is known as a MOOC. It is free and available to anyone who is interested. ‘The potential is enormous,’ Sveinung Jørgensen says.
On Monday 5 December 2022 Hussnain Bashir will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
When Steffen Juranek left Frankfurt for Bergen in 2013, it was to research and teach at NHH. He now contributes to a more efficient and sustainable use of ocean resources.
`It is a reminder of how lucky I am to be allowed to dedicate my days to working on important and exciting issues´, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen says.
Siv E. Rosendahl Skard and Hallgeir Sjåstad, researchers at the Department of strategy and Management, have been promoted to professor.
Natalie Milde (29) secured a position in Berlin after completing the Innovation School. ‘An increasing number of students want to work abroad,’ says Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Stig Tenold.
ESG reporting is crucial, in order to make real progress towards a sustainable future. Hussnain Bashir and Ibrahim Pelja are therefore starting a new master´s course. `The most important element of the course being that companies need to be transparent and honest´, Bashir says.
The article "Keep it in house or sell it abroad? A framework to evaluate fairness" has been published in European Journal of Operational Research.
Succeeding with green products and services is hard, but systematic business model experimentation can make it possible, argue Hussnain Bashir, Sveinung Jørgensen, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen and Siv Skard in LSE Business Review.
The article "On shared use of renewable stocks" has been published in European Journal of Operational Research.
Although former NHH student Jens Aas has yet to turn 30, he has already worked on sustainability on three different continents.
Due to the collapse in the price of oil, oil-exporting economies are experiencing a huge loss of foreign revenues. This may create a window of opportunity to transition away from resource dependence.
They tend to see green heavy-duty cleaners as ineffective, but love green gentle products such as body lotions, write Sveinung Jørgensen, Lars Jacob Tynes Pedersen and Siv Skard in LSE Business Review.
The article "Ecosystem wealth in the Barents Sea" has been published in Ecological Economics.
How can retail companies contribute to reduce plastic consumption? NHH researchers will find answers.
Former NHH student Francesca Accerbi travelled from a little village on the Ligurian coast in Northern Italy and ended up in Orkla’s headquarters.
One thing in particular makes Stine Vintervoll very happy: NHH students with a passion for the environment.
NHH gives staff a charity gift card, which they can spend on the cause they wish to support. ‘We want to create less waste and support good causes,’ says Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
‘My best tip is to start thinking in new ways,’ said Fredrik Kondrup, founder and CEO of Indo Naturals. He attended this year’s CEMS Global Responsibility Week.
THE OCEAN deals with innovations and new collaborations within the sustainable use of ocean resources. `The conference provides a perfect meeting ground to discuss and develop new ideas´ says Linda Nøstbakken.
Trond M. Døskeland: Finance can solve the climate crisis, but may also make matters worse.
NHH wants to contribute to more fact-based dissemination of issues relating to climate change and energy transition. The school is now entering into a collaboration with Norsk klimastiftelse – the Norwegian Climate Foundation.
Gunnar S. Eskeland and Kristin Linnerud: Good prospects for offshore wind and irreversible costs related to on-land wind are good reasons to choose a step by step development of on-land wind in Norway. It may prove profitable to wait.
‘The finance sector cannot stay indifferent to the climate changes. PE companies must take a more active role in the development of an environmentally friendly planet,’ says financial researcher Carsten Bienz.
This week Torfinn Harding and Po Yin Wong are participating at a workshop in Washington D.C. The Meeting is hosted by The World Bank and NHH.
Linda Nøstbakken is NHH’s new Professor. She has just been promoted to full Professor in resource economics.
On Tuesday 10 June 2014 Patrick André Narbel will hold a trial lecture on a prescribed topic and defend his thesis for the PhD degree at NHH.
More and more economists are critical of the prevailing climate policy and believe that Norway must consider leaving its oil where it is. 'This is a very controversial view, because Norway has become so dependent on its oil revenues,' says Professor Gunnar S. Eskeland.
Nature's ability to absorb carbon dioxide is poorer than previous analyses have indicated. Three NHH researchers have developed a model that calculates the amount of carbon emissions that nature can tolerate. The later we implement climate measures, the more expensive they will be.