Three new research platforms address some of the international community’s most important challenges: inequality, diversity and digital transformation. Meet the three academic directors of the platforms, and attend the creative launch events. Everybody is invited!
CBS’ Senior Management has decided to set up a position as vice dean of research with particular focus on external funding. Søren Hvidkjær, Dean of Research, has appointed Professor with special responsibilities (WSR) Nanna Mik-Meyer for this position as of mid-October 2018.
It’s the start of a new semester, also for Jens Bjørn Andersen, the CEO of DSV, a global transport and logistics company. He has agreed to be the new Executive in Residence at CBS, an initiative inviting executive managers from top Danish companies to spend a year studying at the university.
CBS has appointed Søren Bjerre-Nielsen, who has an impressive career and is best known for his long-standing chairmanship of the Danish Nationalbank, as adjunct professor. Today, he is chairman of the large construction company MT Højgaard, the skylight manufacturing company VELUX and VKR Holding, one of Denmark’s largest industrial companies.
Danske Bank CEO Thomas Borgen recently finished his academic year as CBS’ first Executive in residence. Through the year he got involved with CBS on a level no CEO has ever experienced before, and it was a rewarding experience for both parties.
How has the Danish elite influenced the Danish model? Is Danish innovation policy different from those of China and USA? These are the themes of two out of five research projects which have been granted almost DKK 15 millions from The Independent Research Fund Denmark.
Copenhagen Business School has committed to support the corporate sustainability initiative, UN Global Compact. The support is also being recognised Thursday 24 May when the Executive Director of the UN initative Lise Kingo will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award during the annual CBS Alumni Day.
Facebook’s impact on human rights, a graphical exercise about inequality and a critical approach to the digital transformation of work. These are some of the contributions from CBS when we participate in the OECD Forum as knowledge partner in the end of May. The focus is “What brings us together”.
When the Danish 'Berlingske Business Magasin' announced this year’s 100+1 top talent list on 19 April, one-third of them were once again alumni from CBS. The +1 talent was Denmark's youngest mayor, who Berlingske Business itself had picked as an additional talent in its annual Talent 100 magazine.