The United Nations Guiding principles on Business and Human rights were launched in 2011. However, there is little consistency as to the level and means through which companies implement human rights and these guidelines.
Michael Seelen, 41, graduated from Hanken in Vaasa in 2003 with Computational Finance as his major. Now he lives in Middleton, Wisconsin, where he works as a Director of Risk Management and Data Analysis at Hy Cite Enterprises.
“I share with you, the reader, a part of my journey as I am working on one conceptual paper for my PhD related to customers and ecosystems. This article is also on the meaning of words, especially high-mileage words that we frequently take for granted.”
Leadership is about vision, common sense and focusing on achieving something; however, leadership ultimately is about people. That is why it is good to spend time with people from different backgrounds - you always learn something new from them, said Helsinki Mayor and Honorary Doctor at Hanken, Jan Vapaavuori, in his speech to Hanken students on 9 October 2020.
Quantum is a versatile meeting place that offers access to company and financial databases and allows for the handling of big data. Modern technology makes it possible to stream all classes and other events, as well as allowing for keeping up with real-time financial news. Quantum, made possible by donations, opened in February 2020.
Hanken Professor Christian Grönroos has been ranked as number two among marketing researchers, according to a study by researchers from Stanford university, published in the prestigious scientific journal PLOS Biology.
Welcome to participate in Hanken Research Day online on 27 November at 11! This year, the Hanken Foundation Distinguished Fellow and Nobel laureate Bengt Holmström participates in an interview and in addition, four research groups from Hanken present the latest in their covid-19-related research. The interviews and subsequent discussion are led by Baba Lybeck.
Consumers' choices will have a strong impact on the future development in society. It is, however, still too early to say which of the changes in behavior caused by the corona pandemic will persist. This was stated by the panelists in the discussion "Sustainable Strategies in Turbulent Times - Key Factors for Renewal", which was broadcasted online from Hanken on 11 November.
Political discussions about whether to merge Hanken in Vaasa with Åbo Akademi University or with the University of Vaasa have been ongoing ever since Hanken in Vaasa was established in 1980. Today Sören Kock, dean and rector’s representative in Vaasa, sees the possibility of Hanken in Vaasa remaining as Hanken in a positive light. “I find it fascinating that a Triple-Crown accredited university manages to operate in two locations,” Kock remarks.
A group of students, who presented a solution to how the indigenous community Wayuu in South America could secure access to safe water for hand washing and hygiene, have won the science competition organised by the HUMLOG Institute at Hanken School of Economics.