Andreas Rasche

Andreas Rasche is Professor of Business in Society at the Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and Research Director of the CBS World-Class Research Environment on “Governing Responsible Business.” He holds a PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) from European Business School, Germany and a Habilitation (Dr. habil.) from Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg.

His research focuses on corporate responsibility standards (particularly the UN Global Compact), the political role of corporations in transnational governance, and the governance of global supply networks. He regularly contributes to international journals in his field of study and has lectured on corporate social and environmental responsibility at different institutions. He co-edited The United Nations Global Compact: Achievements, Trends and Challenges (Cambridge University Press) and published Building the Responsible Enterprise(Stanford University Press). Andreas collaborated with the UN Global Compact in the context of different projects and currently serves on the Global Compact LEAD Steering Committee. He is Associate Editor of Business Ethics Quarterly. He joined Copenhagen Business School from Warwick Business School in August 2012. More information is available at: http://www.arasche.com.

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Verena Girschik

Verena Girschik is Assistant Professor of CSR, Communication, and Organization at CBS Sustainability and the Center of Business and Development Studies. Verena’s research focuses on the responsibilities of multinational companies in the contexts of complex societal problems and humanitarian crises. Zooming in on the relations between companies, governments, NGOs, and other societal actors, she explores how companies negotiate their roles and responsibilities, how they perform them, and to what consequences.

Her research has been published in Journal of Management Studies, Business & Society, and critical perspectives on international business. Verena is on twitter: @verenaCPH

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