Department of Management, Society and Communication

  • CBS Sustainability
  • Centre for Business and Development Studies (CBDS)
Assistant professor

Room: DH.Ø.2.18
Matthew Archer

I am an ethnographer and political ecologist interested in corporate sustainability and sustainable finance. As part of the SUSTEIN project, I study the way sustainability certifications are developed, contested, and enforced in global value chains.

Primary research areas
  • corporate sustainability
  • sustainable finance
  • environmental anthropology
  • political ecology
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I am interested in master's and PhD supervision in the following areas: business anthropology, corporate sustainability and sustainable finance, global value chains, and political ecology

Selected publications

Chatti, D., Archer, M., Lennon, M., & Dove, M. R. (2017). Exploring the mundane: Towards an ethnographic approach to bioenergy. Energy Research & Social Science, 30, 28-34.

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Matthew Archer / Appreciation
In: Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon. . ed. /Cymene Howe; Anand Pandian. Goleta, CA : Punctum Press 2020, p. 47-51
Encyclopedia chapter > peer review
Matthew Archer / Stakes and Stakeholders in the Climate Casino
In: GeoHumanities, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020, p. 171-187
Journal article > peer review
Prajwal Baral; Mikkel Larsen; Matthew Archer / Does Money Grow on Trees? : Restoration Financing in Southeast Asia.
Washington, D.C. : Atlantic Council 2019, 40 p.
Report > peer review
Matthew Archer / Sustainable Finance
In: Oxford Bibliographies: Environmental Science. . ed. /Ellen Wohl. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2019
Encyclopedia chapter > peer review
Deepti Chatti; Matthew Archer; Myles Lennon; Michael R. Dove / Exploring the Mundane : Towards an Ethnographic Approach to Bioenergy.
In: Energy Research & Social Science, Vol. 30, 8.2017, p. 28-34
Journal article > peer review
Jan De Haes; Matthew Archer / Nostalgia for the Way Things Never Were : Ambivalence and Ambiguity in the Mississippi Delta.
In: Lo Squaderno, No. 43, 3.2017, p. 9-13
Journal article
Matthew Archer / Benjamin in China, or the Silk Market Project : On the Changing Nature of the Commodity.
In: Semiotica, No. 205, 6.2015, p. 17-35
Journal article > peer review
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