Friday, March 7 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sustainable Scandinavia: Global Inspiration for Responsible Business

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The dominant narrative about business is that it is fundamentally about competition where firms seek to achieve a "competitive advantage."  In this session we will explore a different approach to business as experienced in a Scandinavian context where business is considered a cooperative endeavor and where firms seek to achieve a "cooperative advantage."  We will discuss how this enables Scandinavian businesses to more effectively cross boundaries and engage with governments, NGOs, and industry peers to address pressing global sustainability challenges.

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Robert Strand

Assistant Professor of Leadership and Sustainability, Copenhagen Business School
Robert Strand is Assistant Professor of Leadership & Sustainability with the Copenhagen Business School and Director of the Nordic Network for Sustainability.  He also instructs through the University of Minnesota where he runs an annual study abroad program to Scandinavia with Carlson... Read More →

Friday March 7, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm CST
Christensen Center: Marshall Room Augsburg College

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