CRIS in the News
Excellent sustainability teaching in the School of Management recognised in teaching awards
Six members of the Centre for Research into Sustainability (CRIS) at Royal Holloway have, between them, won all three College excellence in teaching prizes.
Do you think consumers care about ethical purchasing?
Ethical Trading Initiative blog post on CRIS's Andreas Chatzidakis (pictured) and colleagues' ESRC seminar series on consumer ethics includes a video.
We are living in the ‘Anthropocene’, but does ‘big business’ care?
Blog post by Alice Bryer on business, and living in a crucial moment in humanity's relationship with the planet.
Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Report 2016 published
The latest report, published on June 9th 2016, highlights the significant improvements and developments undertaken both in teaching and researching sustainability at Royal Holloway.
Postgraduate student research preparation seminar on sustainability and corporate social responsibility
Masters students from Royal Holloway and the University Nottingham University took part in seminars and workshops held at Senate House in Central London last month.
CRIS PhD Day 2016
Another successful CRIS PhD Day was held in May. Prof. Itziar Castelló of UC3M gave a talk and valuable career tips, whilst five PhDs gave presentations and received feedback from CRIS staff members.
CRIS Annual Report and Review published
The annual review reports on a shift of governance within CRIS, collaboration with the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway, as well as social media and events held over the last 12 months.
Professor Mette Morsing visit to Royal Holloway
A five-day visit by the Professor, from Copenhagen Business School, which included social media training and a 'Twitter takeover', as well as research paper development and discussions.
What can the Olympics do for sustainability? What can sustainability do for the Olympics?
We are looking for several top quality PhD researchers to join CRIS. Potential applicants are encouraged to prepare a full PhD research proposal and send it to Professor Laura J. Spence.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions: Perspectives across Europe
New book published by Routledge on CSR and employment relations, edited by Lutz Preuss, Michael Gold, and Chris Rees.
Coke Life lands a blow against sugar, but its worthy credentials could still be trouble
Noticed the green Coke Life bottles hitting shop shelves? Find a brief analysis by Justin O'Brien and Stephanos Anastasiadis in The Conversation
Two new blogs in Management Matters by CRIS members
"Integrated Reporting: Insights, gaps and an agenda for future research" Charl de Villiers (Universities of Waikato and Pretoria), Leonardo Rinaldi and Jeffrey Unerman; "Supermarket supply chain sustainability: what are you buying into?" Laura Spence and Leonardo Rinaldi. October 2014
Five new videos launched by CRIS
The Centre for Research into Sustainability has launched five new videos on what CRIS does and illustrating its wide-ranging work around research, teaching and impact.
Centre for Research into Sustainability Annual Report, 2013-3014 published
It has been another busy year for the Centre for Research into Sustainability, which now incorporates the Sustainability, Research and Ethics Research Group of the School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. September 2014
Prestigious awards for CRIS members at Academy of Management meeting in August
Vivek Soundararajan won Best Doctoral Dissertation, and Sarah Glozer won Best Paper by a Doctoral Candidate. Also Prof. Laura J. Spence was elected to a 5 year term as ‘Representative-at-Large’ to the executive of the Social Issues in Management Division of the Academy of Management. August 2014.
Visiting Scholar from Santander Corporate Social Responsibility Centre, University of Malaga, Spain
Dr Macarena Marchante Lara visitng CRIS, June 2014
Financial Times promotes CRIS Director and colleagues critique of ‘Creating Shared Value’
Harvard business guru Michael Porter publishes formal reply, April 2014
RHUL Sustainability Society launched by Management student
Sustainability student Alex Cuschieri launches new RHUL society, March 2014
Should bankers swear an oath to God?
CRIS Director quoted in CNBC article on banking, February 2014
Olympic boss reveals how London 2012 became most sustainable Games ever
Interview with speaker of 2013 Annual Sustainability Lecture, November 2013
CRIS Annual Report (.docx)
2012-13 report published, September 2013
The future of CSR
Prof. Laura Spence guest blog posting on new perspectives on CSR, July 2013
CRIS welcomes business ethics founder as visiting professor
Professor Patricia Werhane now a Visiting Professor of Business Ethics, May 2013
IJITSA special issue on 'green IT' co-edited by CRIS member
Dr Jose-Rodrigo Cordoba-Pachon co-edited special issue, May 2013
Humboldt conference and doctoral workshop
CRIS member Dr Stephanos Anastasiadis chaired session and took part in doctoral workshop, October 2012
Practising social responsibility without the CSR label
CRIS Director quoted in Guardian article about CSR in SMEs, September 2012
Royal Holloway promotes sustainability at the Egham Royal Show
Staff & students offered a range of information and activities, August 2012
Barclays scandal prompts furious public backlash in Britain
CRIS Director quoted on reputation of UK banking. July 2012
Climate change deniers are crackpots, says Motion
Professor Andrew Motion, English, was interviewed about the new MA Creative Writing course in Environmental writing, run jointly with Geography, and his new role as President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England. 23/02/2012
Lord May issues a warning for tomorrow's world (Annual RHUL Sustainability Lecture)
CRIS represents the Faculty of History and Social Sciences
Laura Spence's co-authored IBE article referenced in piece by Andrew Crane for ICAEW Finance and Management
COMMENT: 'Greening' the Budget
Dr David Bevan interviewed by South China Morning Post on business need for sustainability skills