Professor with special responsibilities
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My research focuses on sustainable value chains, industrial clusters, and corporate social responsibility with a regional focus on South Asia. I have undertaken a number of in-depth studies on these themes in the football manufacturing, leather tanning, garment and textile industries in South Asia. Most recently, I have researched the formulation, implementation and socio-economic and environmental impacts of the Better Cotton Initiative – a multi-stakeholder initiative - in Pakistan and India. I have also a broader interest in the role of the private sector in development and the field of business and development studies as an academic and policy-oriented discipline. At present, I am involved in a three-year in- depth-study of women’s entrepreneurship in the bamboo value chains of India in the states of Assam, Odisha, Meghalya, and Madhya Pradesh.I have published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Business and Society, Global Networks, Geoforum, Journal of Business Ethics, Development and Change, and Journal of Economic Geography. I am also co-editor of the forthcoming Routledge anthology, “Business and Development Studies: Issues and Perspectives” (together w. Hansen and Lindgreen). Currently, I serve as Associate Editor at the journal Competition and Change (Sage Publications).
P R I M A R Y R E S E A R C H A R E A S
CSER in Developing Countries
Industrial Upgrading & MSMEs
Ethical and Fair Trade
Global Value Chains and Clusters
Industry focus: football, garments, textiles, and leather
S E L E C T E D P U B L I C A T I O N S
Peter Lund-Thomsen; Michael W. Hansen; Adam Lindgreen / Business and Development Studies – Issues and Perspectives, Routledge, London. 2019 (In Press)
Lone Riisgaard; Peter Lund-Thomsen; Neil Coe, Multistakeholder initiatives in global production networks: naturalizing specific understandings of sustainability through the Better Cotton Initiative, Global Networks, 2019, Online first
Peter Lund-Thomsen; Adam Lindgreen / Is there a Sweet Spot in Ethical Trade? : A Critical Appraisal of the Potential for Aligning Buyer, Supplier, and Worker Interests in Global Production Networks. In: Geoforum, Vol. 90, 3.2018, p. 84-90.
Peter Lund-Thomsen; Adam Lindgreen; Joelle Vanhamme / I ndustrial Clusters and Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries : What We Know, What We Do Not Know, and What We Need to Know. In: Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 133, No. 1, 2016, p. 9-24.
Peter Lund-Thomsen; Adam Lindgreen / Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Value Chains : Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?. In: Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 123, No. 1, 2014, p. 11-22.
S U P E R V I S I O N
C O U R S E S
Corporate Social Responsibility in Action: A Path to Sustainable Development? (Business and Development Studies Master Core Course)
What is Behind the Label? CSR and Sustainability Standards in Developing Countries
Developing a working paper/teaching resource on sustainable value chain entrepreneurship with support from the Danish Entrepreneurship Foundation.
R E S E A R C H P R O J E C T S
- Women’s entreprenership in the bamboo value chain of South Asia:
A D M I N I S T R A T I V E T A S K S
The Danish Ethical Trading Initiative (DIEH). DIEH is multi-stakeholder initiative involving Danish brands, NGOs, government organizations, and other stakeholders that work towards promoting ethical and sustainable trade.
The Bibliometric Research Indicator (BFI) group on ‘Geography and Development’. The BFI system of the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science is an element of the performance-based model for distribution of the block grant to Danish Universities based on research based publication.