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October 2014
Tobias Hahn and Frank Figge - along with their co-authors Lutz Preuss and Jonathan Pinkse - have published their article "Cognitive Frames in Corporate Sustainability: Managerial Sensemaking with Paradoxical and Business Case Frames" in the Academy of Management Review. Congratulations!

August 2013
On August 12th 2013 Andrea Liesen was awarded the Best Dissertation Award 2013 at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) by the Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE) Division. Andrea’s PhD thesis ‘Climate Change and Asset Prices – Evidence on Market Inefficiency in Europe’, looks at the efficiency of financial markets to correctly price companies’ climate change induced systematic risks. Congrats!

March 2013
The third and updated edition of the study "Sustainable Value in Automobile Production. An analysis of the sustainability performance of automobile manufacturers worldwide" has been published in March. The updated version provides an assessment of the sustainability performance of 17 major automobile worldwide and covers the years from 1999 to 2010. Please click here for more information.
September 2012
New website www.sustainablevalue.se launched! The website provides a new online tool that allows Swedish companies to calculate their own contribution to Sweden's future targets in the context of climate change and economic development.

September 2012
Our new study on Sustainable Value Creation by Nordic Companies has been published. The study assesses the economic-environmental performance of 89 companies across different sectors from the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden using the Sustainable Value approach.

June 2012
25 June 2012: New website www.sustainablevalue.de launched! The website provides a new online tool that allows German companies to calculate their own contribution to Germany's future targets in the context of climate change and economic development.

April 2012
The Sustainable Value approach has won the Idea Competition "Sustainable Corporate Governance: Cost Consciousness - Business Benefits" launched by the German Council for Sustainable Development! Please click here for more information - and here you can access the presentation.

November 2011
The study "Sustainable Value(CO2) Creation by Pulp & Paper Companies" has been published in November 2011. It assesses the carbon performance of 25 major pulp & paper companies worldwide using the Sustainable Value approach over the period of 2005 to 2009. Please click here for more information.

December 2009
The study "Sustainable Value Creation by Chemical Companies" has been published in December 2009. It assesses the sustainability performance of 9 major chemical companies worldwide using the Sustainable Value approach over the period of 2004 to 2007 on the basis of a set of 13 financial, environmental and social resources. Please click here for more information.

October 2009
The second and updated edition of the study "Sustainable Value in Automobile Production. An analysis of the sustainability performance of automobile manufacturers worldwide" has been published in April. The updated version provides an assessment of the sustainability performance of 17 major automobile worldwide and covers the years from 1999 to 2007. Please click here for more information.

June 2009
Euromed Management School Marseille is inviting applications for the position of a Research Assistant with PhD Research Studentship in Corporate Sustainability. Please click here for more information.

February 2009
Queen's Sustainability Briefing Note no. 01-2009 "Greenhouse Gas Performance of the UK Economy" has been published. It presents an executive summary of an analysis of the Greenhouse Gas performance of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland using the Sustainable Value approach.

April 2008
If you would like to listen to a live recording of an interview with Dr. Tobias Hahn about the results and rationale of the survey, please click here: RadioEINS (rbb), "Die Sonntagsfahrer", 30 March 2008 (in German language).

April 2008
The survey "Sustainable Value in Automobile Production. An analysis of the sustainability performance of automobile manufacturers worldwide" has been published in April. The study is the first of its kind to assess the sustainability performance of 16 major automobile worldwide manufacturers using the Sustainable Value approach.

March 2008
Queen's University Belfast in association with Leeds University and ERP Environment will host the Corporate Responsibility Research Conference 2008: "Challenging the Mainstream", on 7-9 September 2008 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Click here to find out more about the conference.

February 2008
The "Sustainable Value Calculator" is now online. This web-based application is an easy-to-use tool that allows companies to determine their sustainability performance in monetary terms. Click here for more information on the Sustainable Value Calculator.

May 2007
The expert workshop "Messung und Steuerung der Nachhaltigkeit von Unternehmen (Measurement and Management of Corporate Sustainability)" has been held on May 23rd, 2007 in Berlin. The event targeted experts from both business and academia, and offered a unique opportunity to discuss the Sustainable-Value-approach as well as other innovative approaches in the field of sustainability accounting. (Click here for more information).

March 2007
The NeW survey has been published on March 29th, 2007. NeW has assessed the sustainability performance of 28 German companies using the Sustainable Value approach. Visit our project website to find out more about the survey and to download the full or a short version of the survey (full version in German language, short version in both German and English).

November 2006
The International Research Network on Social and Environmental Aspects in Business and Management will organise a track on “Accounting for Sustainability” at the 13th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference on June 10-12, 2007 in Västerås, Sweden. Contributions are most welcome. Click here to download the call for contributions.

October 2006
"The ADVANCE Guide to Sustainable Value Calculations" has been published and is available for download. This handbook gives an introduction into the Sustainable Value approach and guides the reader through the five steps it takes to calculate Sustainable Value.

August 2006
Registration for the ADVANCE Workshop Series is now open. Workshops will be held in four European cities with focus on the application of the Sustainable Value approach in practice (Click here for more information).

April 2006
The ADVANCE survey has been published on April 27th, 2006. ADVANCE has assessed the environmental performance of 65 European companies using the Sustainable Value approach. Visit our project website to find out more about the survey and to download the full or a short version of the survey.

September 2005
BMW Group has launched its new Sustainability report (Click here to download the full report in English/German). The report features an introduction to the Sustainable Value approach (Click here to download in English/German).

July 2005
We will present at the 2005 Academy of Management Meeting in Honolulu/Hawaii.

May 2005

We will talk about the Sustainable Value approach and the ADVANCE project at the Business in the Community's National Environment Conference 2005.

April 2005
We will present the ADVANCE project at the 11th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference (June 7th-9th 2005) in Helsinki/Finland.

April 2005

We will present the Sustainable Value approach and the ADVANCE project at the Lunchtime Research Seminars at Cranfield School of Management on April 18th, 2005. Click here for more information.

April 2005
We will present Sustainable Value and the ADVANCE-project at the 2nd International Congress with Innovation Fair - SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT IN ACTION, 19 - 20 September 2005 at the University of Geneva.

March 2005
We plan to organise a special stream at the 2005 BSE Conference in Leeds/UK. Feel free to contact us, if you would like to be part of this special stream.

March 2005
We will present the ADVANCE project at the Second International Conference on Sustainable Development Indicators in the Minerals Industry in Aachen (Germany) on May 18th-20th.

January 2005

We will organise a special stream at the 11th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference in Helsinki/Finland. Click here [71 KB] for a call for papers.

January 2005
A press release that gives some background information about the ADVANCE project is now available here. [82 KB]

November 2004
We will present the ADVANCE-project at the Triple Bottom Line Conference in Amsterdam (NL) on November 12th. Click here to display the presentation.

September 2004
We have been awarded a major research project by the EU. ADVANCE - Application and Dissemination of Value-Based Eco-Ratings in Financial Markets - receives funding from the EU LIFE Environment Programme. Visit www.advance-project.org to find out more about this exciting project.

An Austrian research project has allowed us to test and refine our Sustainable Value methodology. More information about this research project can be found here.


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