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Creative Sustainability included in Financial Times’ list of best practices for sustainability in business schools

School of Business was included among the best practices for sustainability in teaching and student projects.
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Creative sustainability students brainstorming

Work is changing faster than before

At the seminar of Aalto’s Future of Work network, you could hear about research results and share your own experiences.
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Future of Work -projektin keltamusta logo

Iiris Saittakari’s doctoral dissertation awarded

Postdoctoral researcher Iiris Saittakari’s dissertation "The Location of Headquarters: Why, When and Where are Regional Mandates Located?” was awarded as the best dissertation in the Aalto University School of Business in 2018.
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Kauppakorkeakoulun Vuoden väitöskirjatutkija Iiris Saittakari

Dissertation: Finland may become one of the largest users and producers of biofuels by 2030

Societal efforts to become more sustainable may actually lead to unsustainable outcomes.
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Oil. Photo: Aleksi Poutanen

Finland is well positioned to become a world leader in the responsible textile and fashion industry

Fast fashion pushes beyond the Earth’s limits.
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Better Business - Better Society seminar series begins Professor Minna Halme being the main speaker in the first seminar.

Smarter energy

From research into electro-chemical conversion to creating policy for demand-response planning, Aalto University is working on ways to develop smarter and more sustainable energy grids
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Uudentyyppisten akkujen testauksessa käytetty komponentti. Kuva: Aleksi Poutanen / Aalto-yliopisto

New study reveals what happens when public services and market forces collide

Research shows that when a government agency becomes a state-owned company, responsibilities for decision-making get less clear, and risk-taking and salaries can go up
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Virva Salmivaara: I study the role of entrepreneurs in sustainable development

According to the researcher of entrepreneurship, researchers must have a personal vision they believe in, and they need to be prepared to work persistently to achieve their goals.
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Yrittäjyyden tutkijatohtori Virva Salmivaara

High energy works in an entrepreneurial community, but peace works in the funeral home

Affect research explores how affects, sensory and bodily sensations, are created, and how they have an effect on employees and customers in organisations.
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Kuvassa näkyy workshopin osallistujia. Kuva: Johanna Moisander.

Dean Ingmar Björkman received the prestigious Educator of the Year Award

The award granted by the Academy of International Business was handed out at the Academy’s yearly congress in Copenhagen.
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Kuvassa näkyy Kauppakorkeakoulun dekaani Ingmar Björkman.

Locally-based Haitian social entrepreneurs empower disaster-stricken villagers to rebuild and improve their communities

The Academy of Management Journal has just published a paper titled Collective emotions in institutional creation work, which has been produced at Aalto University School of Business in collaboration with the University of Birmingham. The paper addresses the often overlooked issue of how communities rebuild long after the NGOs have moved onto the next disaster.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Mural for the School of Hope, made from an old U.N. tent

Wider introduction of renewable energy is possible also in Finland

The dismantling of obstacles to decentralised energy should continue.
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Ilmakuva Väreestä ja Kauppakorkeakoulusta. Taivas upean punakeltainen. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mika Huisman

What does entrepreneurship mean for sustainable development? 3 distinct things, according to EU policy

Mixed meanings may muddy take-aways for firms and national governments
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Researchers Salmivaara and Kibler

CEMS Club Helsinki promotes sustainable development

Aalto University’s CEMS Club encourages students to enjoy vegetarian food with the Good Citizen Card.
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CEMS students standing on the main stairs of the School of Business

Heavy metal music and Finnish identity are deeply intertwined

Academy Research Fellow Toni-Matti Karjalainen knows how Finnish metal music contributes to the Finnish country brand.
Research & Art
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Toni-Matti Karjalainen pitämässä esitelmää.

Dissertation: Transition to a low-carbon energy system is possible

Climate march can make a difference.
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Professors Carl Fey, Ingmar Björkman and Eero Vaara are remarkable faculty members in the field of International Business

JIBS 50 Years Medals were awarded for Exceptional Contributions to the Journal.
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talvikuva Kauppiksen uudesta rakennuksesta

School of Business awarded the Courses of the Year

Selecting the Courses of the Year 2018 started a new tradition, which highlights the high quality and ever developing teaching at the School of Business.
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The photo shows people at the awarding ceremony.

Dissertation: Team entrepreneurship experiences develop students’ abilities to notice and utilise different opportunities in working life

According to the research, understanding and mutual respect develops through working together in teams.
Research & Art
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Laskuvarjohyppääjiä muodostelmassa taivaalla

Espoo with its local partners awarded the Energy Globe World Award

It is one of the most prestigious awards in the energy and environment sector.
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Espoon saaman Energy Globe World Awardin vastaanottivat Markku Markkula ja Taina Tukiainen