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Prof. Berrone awarded best paper by the Academy of Management Discoveries
The Academy of Management Discoveries journal has named “Locating the Sustainable Development Goals: Non-Profit Density and Sustainability of the City,” co-authored by Pascual Berrone, as the best paper of the year.
The research analyzes the impact of the number of environmental organizations in a city on its sustainability, in particular their contribution to reducing pollution and increasing the number of buildings with environmental certifications.
The Social Trends Institute (STI) — an independent, non-profit international research center founded by former IESE Dean Carlos Cavallé that offers institutional and financial support to academics studying emerging social trends — has awarded grants to five research projects to be led by IESE professors during the 2020-21 academic year. Fabrizio Ferraro will lead the “Organizational Culture and Political Ideology in the Sustainability Transition” project, together with Ludovica Castiglia and Andrea Cavicchini. Jeroen Neckebrouck will carry out a study on “The short- and long-term impact of Covid-19 on the psychological well-being of employees,” with the support of IESE-team-members Sebastian Reiche and Anneloes Raes. Stefano Sacchetto will lead “Business in the Time of Covid: The Effect of Pandemics on Corporate Investment, Governance, Financing, and Stock Returns,” working with Valentina Raponi and two external professors. Sampsa Samila has received a grant for “The Future of Work: COVID-19 and Remote Work.” Finally, Albert Valentí was awarded support for a study on “The Impact of COVID-19 on Consumer Shopping Habits,” with IESE team-member Victor Martínez de Albéniz. The STI is proud to support scholarship that will undoubtedly make a valuable contribution to its foundational goal of fostering the understanding of issues that impact individuals and society. Congratulations to all the grant recipients!
In 2021, Nordic Technologies AB, by Rob Johnson, enters The Case Centre’s “classic case collection” in recognition of its enduring popularity for more than 10 years. Johnson is a visiting professor in IESE’s Entrepreneurship Department. His case delves into financing options for an early-stage technology company in Sweden in order to explore financing strategies as well as valuation and legal issues for start-ups.
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