Our research focus area on Risk, Business and Sustainable Development is concerned with businesses and entrepreneurs that pro-actively promote peace, safety, good governance and the promotion of the sustainable development goals.
Its research addresses inter alia questions such as how to avoid business complicity in genocide and mass atrocities? Can migration be a source of entrepreneurial dynamics? Can refugees make a living as entrepreneurs? When and how do businesses capture policy-making? How can businesses play a role in building communities’ resilience in the face of natural disasters? How can management of natural resources such as water and wildlife contribute to sustainable development? What are the best models for eco-tourism management? What is the relationship between public governance and private business development?