I am an ethnographer and political ecologist interested in corporate sustainability and sustainable finance. As part of the SUSTEIN project, I study the way sustainability certifications are developed, contested, and enforced in global value chains.

Matthew Archer

Associate Professor

Room: SOL/C4.02

Tel:+4538152327

E-mail: jc.acc@cbs.dk

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


  • Corporate sustainability
  • Sustainable finance
  • Environmental anthropology
  • Political ecology




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


  • Archer, Matthew. (Forthcoming). “Navigating the Sustainability Landscape: Impact Pathways, Mental Maps, and the Sustainability Ethic as a Moral Compass.” Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology.
  • Archer, Matthew. (2020). “Stakes and Stakeholders in the Climate Casino: Shallow Play and Thin Description.” GeoHumanities.
  • Archer, Matthew. (2020). "Appreciation." In Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon. Edited by Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian. Punctum Press.
  • Archer, Matthew. (2019). "Sustainable Finance." Oxford Bibliographies: Environmental Science.
  • Baral, Prajwal, Mikkel Larsen and Matthew Archer. (2019). "Does Money Grow on Trees? Reforestation Financing in Southeast Asia." Washington, DC: Atlantic Council.
  • Chatti, Deepti, Matthew Archer, Myles Lennon and Michael R. Dove (2018). "Exploring the Mundane: Toward an Ethnographic Approach to Bioenergy." Energy Research & Social Science.
  • De Haes, Jan and Matthew Archer. (2017). "Nostalgia for the Way Things Never Were: Ambivalence and Ambiguity in the Mississippi Delta." Lo Squaderno.
  • Archer, Matthew. (2015). "Benjamin in China, or the Silk Market Project: On the Changing Nature of the Commodity." Semiotica.




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


2017 Matthew Archer / Cellular Networks
19.12.2017 Net publication - Internet publication




S U P E R V I S I O N


I am interested in master's and PhD supervision in the following areas: business anthropology, corporate sustainability and sustainable finance, global value chains, and political ecology.





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