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Mission & Goals

The Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) at FHWien der WKW is a leading national and internationally renowned research center in the fields of Business Ethics and Strategy. Urgent issues in ecologically, economically and socially sustainable corporate management are examined against the background of relevant topics such as globalisation, climate change and digitalisation.

A special focus is placed on the areas of Business Ethics, Corporate Governance, Strategy & Competitiveness and Sustainability Management. With its work, the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy contributes to a responsible and sustainable transformation of corporate practice.

IBES activities include researchteaching and knowledge transfer. The Institute pursues three concrete goals:

  1. contribute to international scientific discourse through excellent research projects and publications,
  2. training of students and future managers to become responsible members of society, and
  3. knowledge transfer through practical studies and the application-oriented processing of research results.
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Teaching & Final Theses

Teaching offer
Final theses

Projects & Publications

Current Projects

Publications & Presentations

You can find the publications and presentations of our experts here.

Publications & Presentations

Partner organisations

The Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) sees itself as a hub for research, teaching and knowledge transfer in the fields of “Business Ethics,” “Strategy & Competitiveness,” “Corporate Governance” and “Sustainability Management”. Within the framework of various formats, IBES cooperates with various partners from academia and government, civil society, and industry.

IBES would like to take this opportunity to thank its strong partners for their long-term commitment.

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News & Events

Team

FH-Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz, MSc

FH-Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz, MSc

Head of Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy
Endowed Chair of Corporate Governance & Business Ethics
Head of Josef Ressel Center for Collective Action and Responsible Partnerships

Publications
Dr.in Daniela Ortiz Avram

Dr.in Daniela Ortiz Avram

Head of Competence Team Stadt Wien Kompetenzteam Change for Corporate Sustainability
Teaching Coordinator
PRME Coordinator

Publications
Nils Kruse

Dr. Nils Kruse

Senior Researcher
Deputy Head Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy
Maria Riegler, BSc MSc

Maria Riegler, BSc MSc

Research Associate

PhD Student

Publications
Katharina Salomon

Katharina Salomon, BSc, MSc

Research Associate
Stadt Wien Kompetenzteam Change for Corporate Sustainability

Matthias Tripolt

Research Assistant
Stadt Wien Kompetenzteam Change for Corporate Sustainability
Melanie Rainer

Melanie Rainer, BSc, MSc

Research Associate
Gisela Fuchs

Mag.a Gisela Fuchs-Winkler

Research & Communications Manager

Stefanie Pig

Office Manager