CBDS Annual Lecture 2020

The lecture webinar is introduced by the CBDS Centre Director Stefano Ponte, followed by the follwing presentations:  by (1) "Business, Modern Slavery and Freedom" by Andrew Crane (University of Bath); (2) "Empowering the Third Billion: Global Markets, Local Enterprise and the Promise of Inclusion" by Dinah Rajak (University of Sussex); and (3) "Business and Development Studies: Issues and Perspectives" by Michael Wendelboe Hansen and Peter Lund-Thomsen (both CBS). The presentations last 40 minutes each, including discussion. The three presentations are followed by a broader discussion on the future research agenda of CBDS.

Webinar: Competition, Inequality and B-BBEE - Lessons from quota allocations in industrial fisheries

Jointly organized by the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) at University of Johannesburg and CBDS, this webinar examines the interactions between industrial fishery quota allocations by the government, black economic empowerment policy and transformation, and competition dynamics to assess the potential and limitations of regulatory and market approaches in addressing inequality in South Africa. It is embedded in a wider collaboration between CBDS and CCRED and based on a Working Paper that has been jointly developed by Thando Vilakazi, director of CCRED and Stefano Ponte, director of CBDS.

GLOBE Webinar: Stefano Ponte - Business, Power and Sustainability

On 30 April 2020, Stefano Ponte joined the GLOBE Webinar Series to discuss his new book "Business, Power and Sustainability in a World of Global Value Chains" (2019, Zed Books). Dr. Axel Marx (Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, KU Leuven) served as discussant, before Prof. Ponte responded to questions from the audience.

About the book: The interaction of sustainability governance and global value chains has crucial implications the world over. When it comes to sustainability the last decade has witnessed the birth of hybrid forms of governance where business, civil society and public actors interact at different levels, leading to a focus on concepts of legitimacy within multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSIs).

NEPSUS project video series 

This video series by the NEPSUS project, a project involving researchers from CBDS, the University of Dar es Salaam and other universities in Denmark and abroad, gives insight into the method and findings of the collaborative research. Based in Tanzania, the Nepsus project seeks to explain the formation of complex partnerships in natural resource management and establish whether and how they lead to better and more equitable sustainability outcomes in comparison to simpler forms of partnerships. 

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#1: The Governance of Wildlife Resources in Southern Tanzania

#2: The Governance of Forest Resources in Southern Tanzania

#3: The Governance of Coastal Resources in Southern Tanzania

Samfund og kultur

Forbrugere har nærmest uendelige muligheder for at købe økologisk, fairtrade og lokalt producerede varer. Med dét følger idéen om, at det er forbrugeren, der har ansvar for at handle bæredygtigt og stemme med sin pengepung. Men kan vi løse klimakrisen med bæredygtigt forbrug? Det undersøger Veronika, Mads og Joachim i dette afsnit.

Værter: Veronika Ahrensbøll Schultz, Joachim Peter Tilsted og Mads Falkenfleth Jensen.
Medvirkende: Stefano Ponte.


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