LimnoPlast Project: Microplastics – What is the Responsibility of Chemical Corporations? – Prof. Dr. Andreas Suchanek at the #microplastinar_12



Online via Zoom, 06.00-07.30 pm (CEST)


May 05, 2021


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In #microplastinar_12,  we are welcoming Prof. Dr. Andreas Suchanek. He will discuss the subject: “Microplastics – What is the Responsibility of Chemical Corporations?”.

The #microplastinar webinar series is co-organized by HHL within the LimnoPlast Project.
The EU-founded research project “LimnoPlast – Microplastics in Europe’s freshwater ecosystems: From sources to solutions” tries to meet the new environmental challenge of microplastic pollution by putting together an international research network consisting of environmental, technical, and social scientists. HHL is one of the few European universities working at this research project, thanks to the team composed by Prof. Dr. Liv Jaeckel, (Chair of Law of Economic Regulation), Prof. Dr. Tobias Dauth (Chair of International Management) and Giorgia Carratta (research associate and PhD student). The ultimate scope of HHL’s contribution to the project is to identify potential regulatory gaps, design new legal tools, and promote innovative governance strategies to address the emerging issue of microplastics.

About Prof. Dr. Andreas Suchanek
Andreas Suchanek is Professor for Economic and Business Ethics at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. He is part of numerous associations, networks and journals concerning economics and ethics, and regularly advises governmental institutions. As a learned economist he tries to integrate ethical and economic thinking and to develop theoretically based heuristical orientations for responsible and successful business. Two examples are: (1) do no harm and (2) invest in trust”.

#microplastinar series
This interactive webinar series, wich is co-organized by HHL within the EU-funded LimnoPlast Project, takes a closer look at the wicked problem of plastic pollution and microplastics. Our speakers are experts in plastic pollution and have diverse backgrounds in academia, policy making, civil society and beyond. They will provide unique perspectives on the causes and impacts of the problem and discuss solutions.
The webinar series is free of charge. The event language is English.

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