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    Technology and equal opportunities in education

    29-09-2022

    Technology can increase as well as decrease inequality in education. That is the conclusion of professor of education Carla Haelermans of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) in Maastricht. She conducted years of research on the subject and will deliver her inaugural address at Maastricht University on Friday 30 September. 

  • BISS solutions to poverty and debt

    Old taboos around poverty and money stress may now disappear

    26-09-2022

    Old taboos around poverty and money stress may now disappear

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    We need to consume less and more sustainably

    22-08-2022

    Everyone notices it: prices are rising. Inflation has not been this high in years.

  • Companies do often not live up to their sustainable hallmark

    19-08-2022

    The ESG rating, the hallmark that indicates that companies are conducting business in a socially responsible way, often appears to be a promise that only exists on paper. While large investors, such as Dutch pension funds, actually use it to make responsible investments.

  • Chess Air Pollution

    Blue sky thinking – the hidden threat of fine particulate pollution

    16-08-2022

    For three years in a row, Steffen Künn and colleagues went to a seven-week-long chess tournament in Cologne to establish a link between levels of air pollution and cognitive performance. The somewhat alarming results were eagerly scooped up by the media, but it took even more data to convince the academic community that air pollution might affect our economy.

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    How Private Shareholder Engagements on Material ESG Issues Affect Companies

    12-08-2022

    Investors are increasingly engaging with companies about their impact on the environment and society. This seems to be bearing fruit, as shown by a study conducted by Maastricht University.

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    Sustainability courses are booming

    09-08-2022

    Sustainability has become a business model. Not only for companies struggling for new markets, more reliable supply chains and a good reputation with their customers. Training centers for managers have also discovered the opportunities of change for themselves.

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    Should you play roulette or buy stocks?

    02-08-2022

    Let's say you want to make some money: will you go to the casino or buy stocks?

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    Two SBE academics receive Marie Curie fellowships

    28-07-2022

    Roman Briker and Fynn Gerken, two talented academics from Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics (SBE),  were recently awarded Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships for their research on Artificial Intelligence.

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    Companies should help you buy less

    20-07-2022

    A pair of pants that tear after a year, a laptop that only lasts three years. We keep buying and throwing away and buying. We know it's destroying our planet, but we let it happen. Professor of sustainable business Nancy Bocken investigates how we can break that pattern.

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