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Adrian Braun

Researcher - Doctoral Candidate

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Research interests

Field of Research

  • Situational analysis of ”Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Barents region”

Main Focus

  • CSR – typologies, standards and frameworks (e.g. Global Reporting Initiative guidelines, UN Global Compact, ISO 26000, Environmental Management Systems….)
  • Different approaches, strategies and backgrounds with respect to CSR in Finland, Norway, Russian Federation, Sweden and further regions in the Arctic
  • CSR strategies & practices of metal mining companies in the Barents region
  • Incentives for companies and political actors to enforce CSR
  • The possibilities of CSR policies & practices to tackle ecological & social threats and challenges in the Arctic (e.g. regional unemployment, exploitation of natural resources, climate change, land conflicts, social impacts of economic recession and out-migration) 
  • The role of numerous stakeholder groups in the CSR discourse, such as for example NGO´s, local communities, employees, customers, suppliers, competitors, governmental actors, indigenous peoples, researchers, media, future generations, potentially deprived groups and many more….
  • The extent stakeholder dialogue might be beneficial to decrease negative environmental impacts and to improve the social performance in an organisation 
  • Analysis of reactive and proactive implementation processes of CSR strategies inside organisations in the European Arctic 
  • The meaning of the “Social” in the Barents region context 
  • Power and influence of shareholders and investors on companies to improve environmental and social performances
  • The relevance of CSR (soft-law) in comparison to established national and international laws and prescriptions in the European Arctic (hard-law)

External positions

Doctoral Candidate , Itä-Suomen yliopisto

5 Sep 2014 → …

Field of science

  • Social policy
  • Economics


  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Metal Mining
  • Barents region
  • Stakeholder Theory
  • Non-financial reporting


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