oikos Case Writing Competition 2011

The 2011 winning cases were selected out of nearly 50 submitted cases from four continents in a double-blind review by the oikos judging committee comprised of distinguished scholars from all around the world. Read the oikos press release

Corporate Sustainability Track - sponsored by oikos Foundation

First prize

Coke in the Cross Hairs: Water, India, and the University of Michigan
Andrew Hoffman and Sarah Howie, University of Michigan, USA
Grace Augustine, University of Oxford, UK

Second prize

Burgerville: Sustainability and Sourcing in a QSR Supply Chain
Darrell Brown, Phil Berko, Patrick Dedrick, Brie Hilliard and Joshua Pfleeger
Portland State University, USA

Third prize

Green Works: The Clorox Company Goes Green
Ashley Nowygrod, Brian Moss, Nathan Springer, Craig Cammarata and Jennifer Gough
University of Michigan, USA

Runner up

Y U Ranch: Strategy and Sustainability in Cattle Ranching
Pamela Laughland, Brent McKnight and Tima Bansal
Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada

Runner up

Corporate Social Engagement: How Aramex Crosses Boundaries
Luk Van Wassenhove, INSEAD, France
Lea Stadtler, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Social Entrepreneurship Track - sponsored by Ashoka

First prize

Better Place: Shifting Paradigms in the Automotive Industry
Dror Etzion and Jeroen Struben
McGill University, Canada

Second prize

Ndlovu: The clock ticks
Charles Corbett, UCLA Anderson School of Management, USA
Sarang Deo, Kellogg School of Management, USA

Third prize

Tropical Salvage: From Recession to Expansion
R. Scott Marshall, Lisa Peifer and Erin Ferrigno
Portland State University, USA

Runner up

Vodafone M-PESA (A): Turning a corporate social responsibility innovation into a mainstream business opportunity
Loïc Sadoulet and Olivier Furdelle
INSEAD, France

Runner up

How to Establish and Manage a Social Business at the Bottom of the Pyramid - The Case of OSRAM in Africa
Pia Sophie von Nell
WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany

For further information on this competition please visit the oikos foundation website.
 

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