oikos Case Writing Competition 2017

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

The Venture Freitag: From Recycled Bags to Sustainable Fashion
Reinhard von Wittken
TUM School of Management, Technical University of Munich, German

Second prize

Uber and the Ethics of Sharing: Exploring the Societal Promises and Responsibilities of the Sharing Economy
Erin McCormick and N. Craig Smith
INSEAD, France

Third prize

Wind in the Sails: Managing Social Acceptance of Large Wind Energy Projects in Switzerland
Anna Ebers Broughel
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Runner-up

Enrich Not Exploit: Can New CSR Strategy Help Body Shop Regain Glory?
Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Debapratim Purkayastha
ICFAI Business School, Hyrderabad, India

Runner-up

Tongwei – Sustainability Entrepreneurship Through Market – Political Ambidexterity
Xuanwei Cao
XJTLU, China

Social Entrepreneurship Track

First prize

Nurturing the Earth, Fostering Farmers’ Livelihoods: The Dharani Model of Collective Entrepreneurship promoted by Timbaktu Collective
Joseph Satish V and C Shambu Prasad
Centre for Knowledge, Culture and Innovation Studies, University of Hyderabad, India, and Institute of Rural Management Anand, India

Second prize

Coming to Fruition: Fresh Truck Aims to Increase Food Access in Boston
Nardia Haigh, Anya Weber and Jennie Msall
University of Massachusetts, US

Third prize

Bridge International Academies
Manish Agarwal and D. Satish
ISB Hyderabad, IFHE University, India

Runner-up

eVidyaloka-Digital Classrooms for the Underprivileged
Atul Kumar Singh and Vanishree Sattiraju
XLRI Jamshedpur, India

Runner-up

Ten Thousand Villages in Crisis: Can the Fair Trade Pioneer Survive and Flourish in an Economic Downturn?
Anna Kim
HEC, Canada

Sustainable Finance Track

First prize

A Burrito Without Integrity: Is This Chipotle for Me?
Vijaya (Narapareddy) Zinnoury
Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, US

Second prize

The Fall of SunEdison – A Solar Eclipse?
Alok Kavthankar and Indu Perepu
IBS Hyderabad, IFHE University, India

Third prize

Refugee Labor Market Integration – An Impact Investment Case Study
Marc Hassler
Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

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