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Melanie Rainer, MSc

Melanie Rainer, MSc is Research Associate at the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES).

She obtained her trilingual Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from the Free University of Bolzano and her Master’s degree in Strategic Management from the University of Innsbruck.

Publications by
Melanie Rainer

Activities

Research

In the context of her dissertation, she is investigating organizational and individual factors influencing social intrapreneurs in for-profit organizations. She is further interested in Business Ethics, Business Collective Action and Feminist Studies.

Project collaboration

Melanie Rainer is particularly involved in the Josef Ressel Center for Collective Action and Responsible Partnerships (JR Center CARe), as well as the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy.

Further occupations

She gathered experience within the areas of Communication and Project Management in different companies. Further, she worked as a student assistent at the University of Bolzano, at language and tutoring facilities and an Institute for data and market analysis.

Specialization and Competence

Areas of Specialization

  • Sustainability Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Collective Action

Areas of Competence

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Gender Studies
  • Qualitative Research

Publications

Technical Reports/White Papers
  1. Burton, A., Eggenweber, K., Rainer, M., Riegler, M. & Scholz, M. (2022). Lieferkettenverantwortung in Österreich. Endbericht: Überblick verschiedener Regulierungsvorhaben zu unternehmerischer Sorgfaltspflicht im Menschenrechtskontext. FIW-Research Report, Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Wirtschaft, Link
Keynote at practice oriented event
  1. Rainer, M. & Riegler, M. (2022). Unterstützungsmaßnahmen für Unternehmen . Round Table CSDDD, BMAW & BMJ
Presentation at practice oriented event
  1. Rainer, M. & Riegler, M. (2022). Lieferkettenverantwortung in Österreich. Endbericht: Überblick verschiedener Regulierungsvorhaben zu unternehmerischer Sorgfaltspflicht im Menschenrechtskontext. FIW-Studienpräsentation: Unternehmerische Verantwortung / Lieferkettenverantwortung
Poster at scientific conference
  1. Rainer, M. (2022). Social intrapreneurs in for-profit organizations. SBE Conference 2022, Seattle