Cancelled: Accounting for Sustainability seminar

Futurum, Helsinki
AfS Hehenberger
A new Seminar Series organized by Department of Accounting and Commercial Law.

The seminar series Accounting for Sustainability (AfS) is organised by Theresa Harrer and Othmar Lehner at the Hanken Centre for Accounting, Finance and Governance and regularly brings together researchers, students, and practitioners from different disciplines to discuss issues related to ESG investing and reporting, as well as the practice of sustainability accounting. The aim of the AfS series is not only to dig deeper into important questions, but also to develop an international community of peers who seek to develop solutions and develop the field and practice of sustainability accounting!

The second seminar is on the topic "Collective Action through Multivocal Inscription: Impact Measurement in Impact Investing" and features Associate Professor Dr. Lisa Hehenberger from ESADE. Dr. Hehenberger is a renowned expert on social entrepreneurship, venture philanthropy, impact investment and entrepreneurship. Dr. Hehenberger is a member of the Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium set up by Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, and a member of CNBC's Disruptor 50 Advisory Council - a group of leading thinkers in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. She is also a member of the Academic Working Group on Impact Measurement and Management of CASE at Duke with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She also is a strategic advisor to the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), the pan-European association for venture philanthropy and social impact investment, on research and policy. Lisa sits on the advisory boards of impact investing funds such as Creas, Rubio Impact Ventures, Oryx Impact Fund, People and Planet Partners and Seastainable Ventures. 


Please register via to receive the participation link.


Upcoming seminars in the AfS series:

12. Jan. 2023: Dr. Mikael Homanen, PRI 
“Which Institutional Investors Drive Corporate Sustainability?”

09. Mar. 2023: Prof. Paolo Quattrone, Manchester Uni
“The poverty of measurement. How issue fields unfold around the lack of shared meaning”

stay tuned for more!


Previous seminars in the AfS series:

22. Sept. 2022: Prof. Katrin Hummel, WU Vienna, "The Role of Paradigms in Sustainability Accounting Research"