The Research Institute for Sustainability and Ethics in Business (RiseB) strives to be a force for change in a sustainable and ethical direction. This is achieved by developing and communicate research, and by training and interacting in relation to business-related decision making.
Questions on the individual and organizational levels are focused and a diversity of perspectives and methods is seen as necessary to analyse globally recognized social and environmental problems. Different types of organizational forms are studied and activities at the institute involve researchers from all research areas at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE) at Umeå University and also researchers and networks within and outside the University of Umeå.
The purposes of the institute are to:
At RiseB we are always interested in coming in contact with companies, organizations, networks, researchers, students and the public to discuss sustainability and business ethics.
Responsible for the institute is Herman Stål at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, Umeå University.
Paper from Stål and Babri now available for free download.
In their paper “Educational interventions for sustainable innovation in small and medium sized enterprises” Stål and Babri examine a competence development program aiming at regional SMEs. The paper uses a translation/power lens to highlight some of the challenges that arise with this type of collaboration.
The article can assessed via the following link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118554