November 19, 2018

Elizabeth Miller receives Association for Environmental Management master’s thesis award


Photo credit: Ympäristöjohtamisen yhdistys ry (YJY)

SUB researcher Elizabeth Miller received the Association for Environmental Management (Ympäristöjohtamisen yhdistys ry) master’s thesis award. Her thesis, Trash to Treasure: A Multiple Case Study of Finnish Companies That Create Economic Value from Waste Materials, was completed as part of the Creative Sustainability master’s degree at Aalto Business School. Her study examined the barriers and enablers to implenting circular economy initiatives in five Finnish companise. Some of the key findings were that access to waste materials in appropriate qualities and quantities can be a barrier, and that reimagining business relationships can be an important enabler.