Karin Buhmann

Professor with special responsibilities,

Room: DH.Ø.2.34

Tel:+4538154274

E-mail: kbu.msc@cbs.dk

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My research and teaching focus on sustainability with a particular emphasis on social issues, especially business responsibilities for human rights, labour standards, and social aspects of corporate social responsibility and corporate sustainability (including social aspects of environmental sustainability and climate change, for example living conditions, health, access to food and land);

  • risk-based and human rights due diligence and its elements;

  • multi-stakeholder regulation and 'smart' regulation for sustainability;

  • socially responsible green transitions;

  • responsible business conduct in an Arctic setting;

  • non-financial reporting as a driver for organizational change for responsible business conduct;

  • identifying SDG opportunities through insights from risk-based due diligence:

  • institutional investorsand responsible business conduct;

  • the role of National Contact Points under OECD’s Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

P R I M A R Y R E S E A R C H A R E A S


  • Business & Human Rights
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), governance and public-private regulation
  • Sustainable natural resource sourcing, governance and certification
  • Transnational law and sustainability governance and Transnational Business Governance
  • Development and law (esp. East Asia)




S E L E C T E D P U B L I C A T I O N S





C O M M U N I C A T I O N


2018 Mikkel Flyverbom; Karin Buhmann / Facebook og andre techgiganter har ramt en stor blind plet, når det gælder deres samfundsansvar
In: Politiken, 6.5.2018, p. 8 Contribution to newspaper - Comment/debate 2017 Karin Buhmann; Florian Wettstein / Business and Human Rights : Not Just Another CSR Issue?. In: Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategy, Communication, Governance. . ed. /Andreas Rasche; Mette Morsing; Jeremy Moon. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2017, p. 379-404 Book chapter > peer review Karin Buhmann / CBS new Knowledge Partner of the OECD
3.8.2017 Net publication - Internet publication Karin Buhmann / Responsible Business Conduct and Competition : The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Responsible Supply Chain Management. In: OECD Yearbook 2017: Bridging Divides. . ed. /Rory Clarke; Balazs Gyimesi. Paris : OECD OECD Forum 2017, 2017, p. 66-67 (OECD Observer, No. Supplement 1) Book chapter 2016 Karin Buhmann / Business and Human Rights : A Fast Evolving Issue of Responsible Business.
7.4.2016 Net publication - Internet publication Karin Buhmann / Lost in Translation or Learning to Walk? : On CSR and Risk-based Due Diligence in Ship Recycling and Textile Sector Supply Chain Management.
28.10.2016 Net publication - Internet publication Karin Buhmann / Samfundsansvar og menneskerettigheder
In: Kinabladet, Vol. 17, No. 72, 2016, p. 12-13 Journal article 2015 Karin Buhmann; Line Pedini Rasmussen / Lundbeck's Pentobarbital Human Rights Dilemma or When Good Intentions Turn Lethal : Issues Management within a CSR Context.
Cranfield : Case Centre 2015, 20 p. Other contribution Karin Buhmann; Line Pedini Rasmussen / Lundbeck's Pentobarbital Human Rights Dilemma or When Good Intentions Turn Lethal : Issues Management within a CSR Context.
Cranfield : Case Centre 2015, 13 p. Other contribution 2014 Karin Buhmann / Samfundsansvar skal på ny i fokus : FN tager hul på nye forhandlinger om virksomheders ansvar.
In: Politiken, 17.6.2014, p. 7 Contribution to newspaper - Newspaper article 2014 Karin Buhmann / Virksomhedsetik : Da FN tænkte ud af kassen.
In: Kristeligt Dagblad, 19.6.2014, p. 13 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article 2010 Karin Buhmann / Børnearbejde : Moralske dilemmaer står i kø.
In: Politiken, 25.8.2010, p. 10 Contribution to newspaper - Newspaper article Karin Buhmann / CSR fra den anden side af Atlanten : 3.
23.3.2010 Net publication - Internet publication Karin Buhmann / Viet Nam tren con durong cai to luat phap
2010 Net publication - Internet publication 2009 Karin Buhmann / CSR fra den anden side af Atlanten : 2.
In: Samfundsansvar.dk, 4.12.2009 Journal article Karin Buhmann / CSR fra den anden side af Atlanten : 1.
In: Samfundsansvar.dk, 2009 Journal article 2008 Karin Buhmann / Corporate social responsibility - a China approach
In: Asia Portal - In Focus, 2008 Journal article Karin Buhmann / Corruption Control and Remedies Against Administrative Acts : Meritocratic Civil Service and Reforms of Administrative Law.
In: Asia Portal - In Focus, 2008 Journal article Karin Buhmann / Der er også fremskridt
In: Weekendavisen, 11.4.2008, p. 12 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article Karin Buhmann / Dialog frem for boykot
In: Indblik.nu, 12.10.2008 Journal article 2008 Karin Buhmann / Introduction: Human Rights and Related Issues in China 2008 : Between Tradition and External Influence.
København : AsiaPortal 13.7.2008 Net publication - Internet publication Karin Buhmann / Kinesisk retfærdighed
In: Danmark-Kina, No. 83, 2008, p. 3-7 Journal article Karin Buhmann / Lad ikke kurserne tage samfundsansvaret med i faldet
In: Børsen, 5.12.2008, p. 8 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article Peter Høilund; Karin Buhmann / Lærebog i offentlig og international ret
København : Karnov Group 2008, 382 p. Book Karin Buhmann / Menneskerettigheder er holdepunkt i finanskrisen
In: Kristeligt Dagblad, 6.11.2008, p. 9 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article Hatla Thelle; Karin Buhmann; Jonas Grimheden; Marina Svensson / OL i Kina : Når regnskabet gøres op.
In: Politiken, 28.4.2008, p. 6-7 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article 2007 Karin Buhmann / Corporate Responsibility and the Law
In: Clear profit: responsible investment insight, No. 46, 2007, p. 4 Journal article Karin Buhmann / Handling : Jura tager over, når etikken halter.
In: Politiken, 2007, p. 8 Contribution to newspaper - Newspaper article Karin Buhmann / Samfundsansvar skal på ny i fokus
In: Politiken, 7.7.2007, p. 5-6 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article 2006 Karin Buhmann / Det kinesiske marked og social ansvarlighed
In: Børsen, 6.12.2006, p. 2 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article 2005 Karin Buhmann / CSR: Frivillighed, lovlydighed eller midtimellem?
In: K O M Magasinet, No. 8, 2005, p. 26-28 Journal article Karin Buhmann / Menneskerettigheder og CSR - gennem Corporate Covernance
In: Social ansvarlighed: Håndbog. . ed. /Mette Reissmann; Anne-Louise Thon. : Forlaget Andersen 2005 Book chapter 2004 Karin Buhmann / Gode gaver
In: Politiken, 21.12.2004, p. 7 Contribution to newspaper - Feature article




S U P E R V I S I O N


  • Business & Human Rights
  • Social Responsibility/Corporate Social Responsibility (especially normative issues; regulatory strategies; standards and certification; private, public and public-private schemes)
  • Sustainable human development
  • Transnational sustainability governance
  • Transnational Business governance
  • Sustainable natural resource sourcing
  • International labour standards and working conditions




C O U R S E S


I am responsible for and/or teach at these courses: Introduction to Sustainable Business (anchored at the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management, CBS) Business & Human Rights: Governance, Leadership and Management (anchored at the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management, CBS) Business Responsibilities for Human Rights (anchored at the Department for Business & Politics, CBS) I co-teach at other courses on CSR and/sustainability, including:
Scandinavian Sustainability & CSR (anchored at the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management, CBS, taught with Professor Jeremy Moon) Other teaching activities: Previous teaching includes: Stakeholder analysis (Roskilde University); International Labour law and Corporate Social Responsibility (University of Copenhagen); International Labour Law at Elite Master in Management, Economics & Law (CBS & University of Copenhagen); Human Rights & International Development (University of Copenhagen);
CSR in China (as Visiting Lecturer at the Global Governance Centre at Konincklijcke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)




I N T H E M E D I A


2018 Er det politisk indblanding, når erhvervsfonde giver penge til flygtninge? 28/12/2018 // Jyllands-Posten // Jacob Haislund, Sarah Kott Ekspert: Virksomhedsfond dækker behov som staten tidligere varetog 28/12/2018 // P1 Morgen Forskningscenter danner rammen for nordisk-kinesisk arktisk viden og dialog 06/08/2018 // Altinget.dk/Arktis Er du for fin til at tale med servicefolk? Her er nogle af de debatter, vi må tage 14/05/2018 // Politiken.dk - Politikens ugentlige nyhedsbrev om tech og viden // Michael Jarlner Debat: Klimaopråbets medunderskrivere 12/05/2018 // Politiken Dansk erhvervsfremstød i Fillippinerne 09/05/2018 // DR P1 Morgen Dansk erhvervsdelegation i Filippinerne 09/05/2018 // DR P1 Morgen OECD Knowledge Partner 2018 - sådan bidrager CBS 09/05/2018 // Cbs.dk (Copenhagen Business School) Er du klar til store GDPR-dag? 07/05/2018 // Politiken.dk 2017 Europæiske virksomheder samarbejde med kritikere, i USA sagsøger de dem 18/05/2017 // DR P1 Morgen 2017 Etiske investeringer vokser kraftigt i Danmark 21/02/2017 // Tænk Penge // Thomas Møller Larsen Sådan kommer du selv i gang med etiske investeringer 21/02/2017 // Tænk Penge // Thomas Møller Larsen CSR uomgængeligt og nyttigt redskab 09/01/2017 // Flensborg Avis // Niels Ole Krogh Tyskland kopierer danske firmaers ansvar for samfundet 09/01/2017 // Flensborg Avis 2016 Storaktionærer i Mærsk kræver indgreb i skrotsag 20/10/2016 // tv2.dk Virksomheder dropper skat og skruer op for CSR 07/02/2016 // DanWatch // Marie Andersen 2015 Pensionskasser investerer i miljøskadelig palmeolie 15/12/2015 // Information // Laura Friis Wang Udpegning af medlemmer til MKI 05/11/2015 // Samfundsansvar.dk Forsvaret vil bruge kamptestede israelske våben 27/03/2015 // Information // Johannes Hau Nørgaard og Sebastian Abrahamsen





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