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What is Sustainability?

October 19, 2021

“Sustainability means treating nature and other people with care (…)” Even outside the scientific debate, the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) is committed to communicating the topics of business ethics and sustainability research. Our colleagues Maria Riegler and Wolfgang Damoser explained the meaning of sustainability in more detail in an interview with […]

Termine Forschungskolloquien im Wintersemester 2021/2022

September 23, 2021

The Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) regularly organizes internal research colloquia to promote and strengthen scientific discourse at FHWien der WKW. In the research colloquium, current research work by scientists at FHWien der WKW and other research institutions is presented. Original journal articles, book and conference papers, etc. are presented and discussed […]

IBES Director Markus Scholz Talks About Covid Vaccine Price Increases

September 16, 2021

“We have to watch closely whether the huge proceeds are actually predominantly invested [in the development of new drugs and therapies]. Biontech, Moderna and above all Pfizer want to maximize their profits and also serve their shareholders from this,” says IBES director Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz in an interview with Jürgen Salz and Silke Wettach […]

IBES celebrates one year of JR Center CARe!

August 31, 2021

Almost exactly one year ago, in September 2020, the Josef Ressel Center for Collective Action and Responsible Partnerships (JR Center CARe) was opened. Due to the pandemic, the ceremony had to be organized as a digital event, but leading representatives from business, science and politics congratulated the launch of the first JR Center at FHWien […]

Lecture Series Responsible Management Lectures October 2021

August 30, 2021

The Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy invites to the public lecture series with prominent guests. The climate crisis and last but not least the Covid-19 pandemic underline the urgency for a transformation of the socio-economic framework of our social life. With the lecture series “Responsible Management Lectures” we would like to initiate an […]

Job Advertisement: Research Associate

August 11, 2021

Are you passionate about scientific work? Are you passionate about business ethics, corporate responsibility and sustainability management? Then you have come to the right place! Become part of our research team at the Josef Ressel Center for Collective Action and Responsible Partnerships and generate application-oriented and internationally visible research output. OUR OFFER: DIVERSE Are you […]

Human Rights: Why an Alternative World Cup Should be Organized

May 7, 2021

Prof. Dr. Thomas Beschorner (University of St. Gallen) and FH-Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz (FHWien der WKW) published an article in the daily newspaper “Neue Zürcher Zeitschrift” on the topic: Dortmund Instead of Doha: Why an Alternative World Cup Should be Organized. The human rights violations during the preparations for the Football World Cup in the […]

Markus Scholz as Keynote Speaker at the Webinar on “Human Rights in Business”

May 5, 2021

Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz will give a keynote in the course of the webinar series “Human Rights in Business” on 07 May 2021 at 09:30. His presentation is titled “Beyond Legal Requirements – Complicity through Indirect Human Rights Violations?” and it is about ethical and business aspects of a Business and Human Rights Strategy in […]

Research Colloquium: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Tourism in Austria

April 14, 2021

The Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) regularly organizes internal research colloquia to promote and strengthen scientific discourse at FHWien der WKW. Current research work by scientists at FHWien der WKW and other research institutions is presented. Original journal articles, book and conference papers, etc. are presented and discussed regardless of their stage. […]

Corporate Cooperation with Imapct

March 25, 2021

Dr. Katharina Jarmai has written a guest commentary in corporAID Magazine. Her commentary is about the benefits and opportunities of cooperation between companies to solve social challenges. Katharina Jarmai is currently working on corporate cooperation as part of the Josef Ressel Zentrum for Collective Action and Responsible Partnerships (JR Center CARe). The Josef Ressel Center […]