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Responsible Action Helps Companies in the “War for Talents”

November 17, 2022

Nils Kruse (Head of IBES of FHWien der WKW) received the Pater Schasching Prize for his dissertation on the question to what extent socially committed companies are more attractive employers. […]

Stakeholders instead of shareholders … for Better Business

November 9, 2022

As part of the "Responsible Management Lectures - Ideas for Better Business", the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainably Strategy (IBES) welcomed Tara van Ho, Senior Lecturer at the School of Law of the University of Essex at FHWien der WKW on 27.10.2022. One week prior - on 20.10.2022 - Cordula Meckenstock from the German family-owned pharmaceutical company Grünenthal was… […]

Keynote speech by IBES scientists at the Federal Ministry

October 20, 2022

As part of the round table on the "Corporate Social Responsibility Directive" (CSDDD) of the Federal Ministry of Labor and Economy and the Federal Ministry of Justice, Melanie Rainer and Maria Riegler gave a keynote speech on support measures for companies - especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). […]

Responsible Management Lectures: Human Rights Management in the Context of the ESG debate

October 17, 2022

With the lecture series “Responsible Management Lectures”, we want to initiate an interdisciplinary discourse about the future of our economic system with a particular focus on economic, sustainability and business ethical aspects. Since the winter semester of 2012, we have been organizing a lecture series on business ethics and sustainability topics on a regular basis. For the winter semester of… […]

New dual leadership at the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) at FHWien of WKW.

September 27, 2022

Dr Nils Kruse and Prof. Dr Daniela Ortiz will take over the leadership of the research institute in October 2022. They will succeed Prof. Dr Markus Scholz in this function. Under the new management duo, the institute will continue to focus on sustainable and responsible corporate management and expand its cooperation with domestic companies and other research institutions. […]

Research colloquia dates winter semester 2022/2023

September 21, 2022

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 Alumni Story #3 Anna Rennhofer, BA MA

September 13, 2022

In her master's thesis, Anna Rennhofer dealt with the role of controlling in companies with an integrated ecological sustainability strategy. The work was supervised by FH-Prof. Dr. Daniela Ortiz, project lead of the City of Vienna competence team "Change for Corporate Sustainability" (funded by MA23). In this interview, Anna Rennhofer gives an insight into the process of research and writing… […]

Corporate responsibility as a strategic advantage for domestic SMEs

September 7, 2022

The Institute for Business Ethics & Sustainable Strategy (IBES) at FHWien of WKW presented a recent study on supply chain responsibility in Austria, commissioned by the Federal Minister of Labour and Economy (BMAW). The results show that Austrian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are currently mainly affected by supply chain regulations in other countries without benefiting from them themselves. […]

New publication: “How to shape the future responsibly?”

August 16, 2022

The current anthology of the Springer book series „Research & Practice at FHWien der WKW“ presents 17 contributions of the Research Forum for Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences 2021, which illuminates the topic “Shaping the Future Responsibly” from different perspectives. […]

Support for companies in the transition to more sustainability

July 14, 2022

Companies are increasingly required to act in a socially and ecologically sustainable manner. The City of Vienna Competence Team "Change for Corporate Sustainability" supports Austrian companies with the research project "Transformation for Sustainability" in their strategic transformation towards sustainability and supports sustainability-oriented innovation. The competence team is funded by the City of Vienna and is based at the Institute for… […]