Business and Organisations for Sustainable Societies (BOSS) research group

Business and Organisations for Sustainable Societies (BOSS) research group

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Business and Organisations for Sustainable Societies (BOSS) research group

Leeds, United Kingdom 

Sustainability Research Institute
University of Leeds 

Mission

We, the 'Business and Organisations for Sustainable Societies' (BOSS) group, are a trans-disciplinary group of researchers, who are focused on critically evaluating the role of businesses and organisations and how they can incorporate sustainability in their systems, including their activities and throughout their supply chains. In our work, we:
We have expertise in a wide range of sectors, for instance, the built environment, food and drink, agriculture, electronics, extractive industries, further and higher education, health care, retail, sports and textiles. As a group we seek to develop theories and approaches which enable businesses and organisations to tackle the challenges of sustainable development in a coherent, systematic, holistic and robust way.

Main Activities

Applied research with stakeholders including industry. Research strands:
Teaching:
Doctoral training on sustainability and organizational activities.

Organizational Structure


Contact

Pasi Heikkurinen
Director of BOSS research group

p.heikkurinen@leeds.ac.uk

http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/research/sri/research/business-and-organisations-for-sustainable-societies/