The SustBusy research center currently consits of seven research fields from business and economics. You can find a short overview of the research fields below and read more about the projects with a click on the respective link.
How can a responsible/sustainable culture be developed? How can these principles be embedded in daily business life? How is the CSR initiative received within the organization and by its stakeholder?
Project members: Aurélien Acquier, Valentina Carbone, Valerie Moatti
A process approach of CSR practices in the supply chain from the multinational company to second-tier supplier. How are CSR practices of suppliers located in emerging markets evolving under pressures from the supply chain?
Project members: Pilar Acosta, Olivier Delbard
Formalization of a model for a sustainable strategy and ethical behaviour. How could firms successfully embed CSR in their organization and value chain?
Project members: Francesco Rattalino
How do firms communicate their CSR activities to society/investors? Effectiveness of different reporting strategies.
Project members: Rolf Brühl, Johannes Jahn
Can a lifestyle of anti-consumption improve sustainability? And which anti-consumption lifestyle could have to most positive effect?
Project members: Marcelo Nepomuceno
How much should investors allocate to socially responsible investments (SRI)? Are SRI improving portfolio diversification and performance?
Project members: Ulrich Pape, Eva Keller
How can policy foster sustainability? What effect do environmental economic instruments have if we assume bounded rational agents instead of unrealistic optimization? How does this affect the welfare of the national economy?
Project members: Sylvie Geisendorf, Christian Klippert