DKK 1.45 million from the Danish Strategic Research Council
We are happy to annouce that Associate Professor Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen has received a DKK 1.45 million grant from the Danish Strategic Research Council for a project on CSR within the Nordic Fashion Industry.
The purpose of the project ‘Between Resistance and Opportunity-Seeking: Strategic Responses to Institutional pressure Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) within the Nordic Fashion Industry’ is to explore how institutional pressures for CSR are translated into concrete strategies and actions. Institutional studies of CSR so far have mainly focused on the standardization and homogenization of corporate CSR activities, whereas this project will focus on the diversity of strategies and activities that may occur in response to ambient pressure. More precisely, the project will identify how the institutional environment affects the CSR agenda in the Nordic fashion industry.
Empirically, the project will build on 20 case studies of Nordic apparel and textile industries and a questionnaire with approx. 350-400 responses from organizations in the Nordic fashion industry. The project will result in a book on CSR in the fashion industry, four articles in international journals, three teaching cases and a research conference.
For more information please contact Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen, firstname.lastname@example.org