Doctoral defense in Environmental and Natural Resource Studies - Mauricio A.Latapí Agudelo
The Aula in the main building and Zoom
On Friday 9 April 2021, a doctoral defense will take place at the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Iceland, where Mauricio Andrés Latapí Agudelo will defend his doctoral dissertation in Environmental and Natural Resource Studies titled Strategic social responsibility of companies in the energy sector: A study of the impact of strategic social responsibility on energy companies.
The defense takes place in the Main Hall of the University of Iceland, Aðalbygging and starts at 14:00. The event can be viewed on Zoom.
Opponents are dr. Johannes Meuer, scenior lecturer at ETH Zurich and dr. Konstantinos Chalvatzis, professor from University of East Anglia.
The main advisor was dr. Lára Jóhannsdóttir, professor, University of Iceland, but also in the doctoral committee were dr. Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, professor, University of and dr. Metter Morsing, Head of the UN PRME, United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education.
Gylfi Magnússon, President of the Faculty of Business Administration will chair the ceremony.
The doctoral thesis examines the development of corporate social responsibility as a conceptual paradigm and examines its implementation with special emphasis on the Nordic energy sector. The research explores the development of corporate social responsibility, its implementation in the energy sector, and the drivers influencing actions and obstacles that energy companies face.
About the doctoral candidate
Mauricio Latapí was born in Mexico City in 1986. Before completing his doctorate, Mauricio studied for a MS-degree in Environmental and Natural Resources at the University of Iceland. Before moving to Iceland, Mauricio studied civil engineering as a 5-year program at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and worked in the sustainable transportation department of the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources.
On Friday 9 April 2021, a doctoral defense will take place at the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Iceland, where Mauricio Andrés Latapí Agudelo will defend his doctoral dissertation in Environmental and Natural Resource Studies.