oikos Case Writing Competition 2016

The annual oikos Case Writing Competition promotes the development of new high quality case studies on sustainability in management and entrepreneurship. An international panel of leading faculty evaluates the cases in a double-blind review process and gives written feedback to all authors.

Corporate Sustainability Track

First prize

Guayakí: Securing Supplies, Strengthening the Mission
Michael Russo and Michael Crooke
University of Oregon, US

Second prize

The Rise of a New Industry: Business Model Innovation at the Intersection of Energy and Mobility
René Bohnsack
Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal
Pico van Heemstra
Hogeschool van Amsterdam/HES, Holland
Ref 316-0196-1

Third prize

KTDAL – Building Sustainability Through Inclusion
D Satish and MV Nagendra Kumar
IBS Center for Management Research, India
Ref 216-0052-1

Runner-up

Alibaba.com between Economic Success and Corporate Responsibility 
Kannika Leelapanyalert, David Beschorner, Kim Nadine Reckmann and Marie Aslanian
College of Management, Mahidol University, Thailand

Social Entrepreneurship Track

First prize

Polarstern Energy – Sustainable Change Led by Innovative Entrepreneurs 
Julia K. Binder
TUM School of Management at Technical University of Munich, Germany

Second prize

Friends of the Children: Strategies for Scaling Impact 
Jacen Greene, Nicki Yechin Lee and Eric Nelsen
Portland State University, US

Third prize

Sanergy: Sustainable Sanitation
Indu Perepu and Geeta Singh
IBS Center for Management Research, India
Ref 816-0085-1

Runner-up

Dr Devi Shetty of Narayana Hrudayalaya: Delivering Quality Cardiac Care to the Masses
GV Muralidhara
IBS Center for Management Research, India
Ref 816-0086-1

Runner-up

Social Franchising to Attain Scale and Sustainability: The Kibera Project in Kenya 
Karen Loeb and Vijaya Narapareddy
Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, US

Sustainable Finance Track

First prize

The case for Divestment: Rockefellers’ Fortune?
Katrin Gödker, Josua Oll, Franziska Sump and Julia Frech
Universitat Hamburg, Germany
Ref 117-0037-1

Second prize

IFC Funding of Dinant Project: Call for Overhaul of Risk Assessment for Sustainable Finance
D Satish and Manish Agarwal
IBS Center for Management Research, India
Ref 116-0076-1

Third prize

Socially Responsible Investing: Data-Driven Decision Making 
Magali A. Delmas and Jinghui Lim
University of California, US

Runner-up

Bandhan: Advancing Financial Inclusion in India (A) Ref IMD-7-1617
Bandhan: Sustainable Banking in India (B) Ref IMD-7-1810
Charles Dhanaraj and Geetika Shah
IMD, Switzerland

Runner-up

Catalyzing a Shared Sustainable Future: Responsible Banking at Yes Bank
Debapratim Purkayastha, Bendhur Sahu and Trilochan Tripathy
IBS Center for Management Research, India
Ref 116-0075-1

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