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Corporate Social Responsibility – More relevant than ever before! But possibly outdated as a concept?

8.11.2022 10:06

Researcher Adrian Braun, has outlined in his doctoral dissertation the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its applicability in the mining industry in the European Arctic. Two years later, he reflects on latest developments around sustainability reporting and the CSR concept. In this regard he discusses the emergence of the sustainable finance concept ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance (beyond the Arctic perspective).

New Book in Sámi Studies Illuminates the Diversity of Sámi Worlds

13.10.2022 12:27

A major contribution to Sámi Studies, The Sámi World presents a diversity of research topics from across Sápmi, providing rich and multifaceted understandings of Sámi worlds. The book has been edited by Sanna Valkonen, Professor of Sámi Research, and researchers Áile Aikio, Saara Alakorva and Sigga-Marja Magga from the University of Lapland. Written in English, …

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Three guest lectures

12.10.2022 10:58

This semester we are proud to host two cutting-edge anthropology scholars as visiting professors here at the Arctic Centre in Rovaniemi, Lapland: Hiroki Takakura, Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University and Otto Habeck, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Hamburg Anyone is welcome to join a series of three lectures by our …

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