In celebration of the 25th anniversary of CERS, Centre for Relationship Marketing and Service Management at Hanken, the Grönroos Prize 2019 was awarded to prominent service researchers, Professor Suvi Nenonen and Professor Kaj Storbacka.
Many alumni remember the IT Services in Hanken’s cellar as a somewhat frowzy dark place filled with it-scrap. Hanken Business Lab and Markus Wartiovaara changed all that three years ago. The Hanken Magazine met an alumnus who got on well in the incubator.
Hanken Executive MBA graduate Päivi Koivisto has been working in corporate sustainability for more than 20 years. She’s seen the field grow from a fringe function into one an increasing number of companies are putting at the core of their strategies. We spoke to her about the change.
On 8 November 2019 Hanken signed the Climate Emergency Letter, an initiative started by SDG Accord - the university and college sector's collective response to the global goals - ahead of the COP25 Meeting in Madrid in December.