oikosPublicationsArticlesPublication of 2017 oikos Case Writing Competition finalists – 7 new free cases available

Publication of 2017 oikos Case Writing Competition finalists – 7 new free cases available

03 July 2017 | Articles

We just published the finalist cases of this year’s oikos Case Writing Competition!
Whether you are a lecturer teaching courses in management, entrepreneurship or finance, or a student wanting to explore current sustainability challenges in your studies – these cases will provide fresh input to your classroom experience!

Out of 13 finalists, 6 cases are now available for free as part of our oikos Free Case Collection. Inspection copies of 7 cases are available for download and can be purchased at the Case Centre very soon. Please find the links to all cases below.

Free cases and inspection copies of last years’ winners are available here.

Winners of the 2017 Competition

Corporate Sustainability Track

Free Case!

1st Prize

The venture Freitag: From recycled bags to sustainable fashion by Reinhard von Wittken (TUM School of Management at Technical University of Munich, Germany)

2nd Prize

Uber and the Ethics of Sharing: Exploring the Societal Promises and Responsibilities of the Sharing Economy by Erin McCormick and N. Craig Smith (INSEAD)

Free Case!

3rd Prize

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

Runner-up

Enrich Not Exploit: Can New CSR Strategy Help Body Shop Regain  Glory? by Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Debapratim Purkayastha (both from ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad)

Free Case!

Runner-up

Tongwei – Sustainability Entrepreneurship Through Market – Political Ambidexterity by Xyanwei Cao (XJTLU, China)

Social Entrepreneurship Track

Free Case!

1st Prize

Dharani: Nurturing the earth, fostering farmers’ livelihoods

by Joseph Satish V (Centre for Knowledge, Culture and Innovation Studies at University of Hyderabad, India) and C Shambu Prasad (Institute of Rural Management Anand, India).

Free Case!

2nd Prize

Coming to Fruition: Fresh Truck Aims to Increase Food Access in Boston

by Nardia Haigh, Anya Weber, Jennie Msall (all from University of Massachusetts Boston, USA)

3rd Prize

Bridge International Academies by Manish Agarwal and D. Satish (IBS Hyderabad, IFHE University, India)

Free Case!

Runner-up

eVidyaloka-Digital Classrooms for the Underprivileged by 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? by Anna Kim (HEC Montréal, Canada) and Cécilia Renaud (CHUM, Canada)

Sustainable Finance Track

1st Prize

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

2nd Prize

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

Free Case!

3rd Prize

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