Presentation of current research on energy in the Business School http://www.exeter.ac.uk/media/universityofexeter/research/microsites/exeterenergy/ExeterEnergy-BS.pdf
Skoglund, A. and Böhm, S. (2014) ‘Green Human Resource Management: The effects of green talent hunting in the case of Vattenfall Wind’, Second Annual Sustainable Business Mini-Conference ‘Embedding Sustainability: What does it mean and how can it be achieved’, University of Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh, UK, 12 May 2014.
Skoglund, A. and Böhm, S. (2014) ‘‘But we are Vattenfall Wind!’: The contestation of responsibility via quests for low carbon performance’, Devices and Desires: The Cultural Politics of a Low Carbon Society’, 21-23 May, Lund University, Sweden.
Skoglund, A. and Böhm, S. (2014) “But we are Vattenfall Wind!’ – The contestation of environmental responsibility via quests for low carbon performance, Presented at EGOS (European Group of Organization Studies), Sub-theme 53: Designing Innovative and Responsible Organizations: Cities, Communities and Workplaces, Erasmus University, 4-7 July, Rotterdam, Holland.
Böhm, S. and Skoglund, A. (2014) ‘(Im)possibilities of Green Human Resource Management’, British Academy of Management Performance Management Special Interest Group conference on ‘Innovation, Sustainability and Performance’, University of Kent, 5 December.
We are proud to announce forthcoming book on "Renewable Energy Activism". Written by Skoglund, A. & Böhm, S., this new book will be published by Cambridge University Press and available in 2019.
A one-day workshop organised by Steffen Böhm and Annika Skoglund 14 September 2018, British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH The world is becoming more polarised. Whether the issue is climate change, LGBT and workers’ rights or migration, people are increasingly engaged in contentious politics, expressing their pro- and anti- views in a… Continue reading Prefiguring Activism: Free spaces of Socio-Ecological Change
Recent years have witnessed the emergence of what appears to be a new breed of business person: the corporate activist. Hardly a week goes past without the head of some blue chip or other publicly agitating for a better world, be they Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, speaking out on the environment and LGBTQI+ rights, or Starbucks… Continue reading What’s behind the current wave of ‘corporate activism’?
Event Details Energy systems are changing rapidly in terms of technologies and their economics, behaviours and governance. The change in research and policy focus around renewable energy sources, from deployment, to integration, is a key phase in this transition, requiring energy systems to be smart and flexible, as well as low-carbon. Necessitating the coordination of… Continue reading Whole System Approaches for Smart, Flexible Energy Systems
Clothing brand Patagonia gives 1% of its sales "to support environmental organisations around the world". Carpet-maker Interface takes an "aggressive approach" to reach its goal to source 100% of its "energy needs from renewable sources by 2020". Nudie Jeans meanwhile, repairs, reuses and recycles its denim products, as well as using organic cotton to produce them in the first place. So,… Continue reading Why companies are embracing environmental activism?
We are proud to announce that a new book chapter entitled 'Wind Power Activism: Epistemic Struggles in the Formation of Eco-Ethical Selves at Vattenfall' has been published in Bulkeley, H., Paterson, M., & Stripple, J. (Eds.) 'Towards a cultural politics of climate change: Devices, desires and dissent'. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 173-189. You can… Continue reading Wind Power Activism: Epistemic Struggles in the Formation of Eco-Ethical Selves at Vattenfall
The Paris climate agreement has now officially come into force. Although Donald Trump and other climate change deniers have vowed to abandon it, most have hailed the agreement as a huge success and a significant milestone in our quest to limit the effects of global climate change.But here’s the problem: many climate experts warn that the commitments made at Paris still… Continue reading We can’t simply bet on renewable energy to stop global warming