Using a strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) where profit is still maximized can be advantageous. Three positive effects of CSR are noticeable: consumers’ willingness to pay increase, more productive employees and risk is reduced.
CERE member Camilla Widmark gave a keynote on the gender situation in the Swedish forest sector at the 44rd session of the UN committee on Food Security (CFS44) on October 9th. Camilla stressed the importance of understanding the reasons to why forest owners own forest and the difference between male and female forest owners.
Standard practice in discrete choice experiments is to present information on alternatives in matrix form. However, how respondents are asked to read the matrix is at odds with learned visual routines and reading patterns, and this can impact respondents’ choices.
I samband med Umeå universitets årshögtid delas Nordeas vetenskapliga pris ut till CERE:s Tommy Lundgren. Tommy håller även en föreläsning om sin forskning: "Vilket samhällsansvar tar vinstmaximerande företag?" den 21 oktober kl 10.40 i Samhällsvetarhuset, Hörsal D.