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Minna Halme: “Co-creating innovations for sustainable development”

Biography

Aalto University School of Business
Professor, Management

Minna Halme is professor of Sustainability Management at Aalto University School of Business. Her research focuses on sustainable innovations and co-creating inclusive business models in low-income contexts. She is co-leader of the Sustainability in Business Research Group. She has participated in several European research projects and heads a number of national ones. Minna teaches Sustainability Management at Aalto’s Creative Sustainability, and Management Master programmes and executive MBA courses in Finland and South Korea and in the CEMS MIM international master's program. She is a member of the editorial boards of Business Strategy and the Environment, Scandinavian Journal of Management and Organization & Environment. She has published in several refereed journals (e.g. Ecological Economics, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Cleaner Production), and authored a number of books and reports, which include Kandachar P. and Halme M. (eds.) Sustainability challenges and solutions at the base of the pyramid: Business, technology and the poor (Greenleaf 2008). Her work has also been featured by the The Ecologist and The Newsweek. She is member of Advisory Board of Finland’s largest retailer SOK and has held memberships in e.g. UN Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (2012-2013), Finnish Government Foresight2030 group (2012-2013), Administrative Board of WWF Finland (2005-2011). She is co-founder of Aalto University’s cross-disciplinary Creative Sustainability master programme and Aalto Global Impact. In 2008 she received the Academy of Finland award for the social impact of her research. She has received Academy of Management Conference Best Paper awards in 2013 and 2014, and Best Paper award of the R&D Management Conference, University of Cambridge in 2016. In addition to her Aalto University affiliation she is honorary visiting professor at the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, Lancaster University.

Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Journal article-refereed, Original research

Our Collaborative Future Activities and Roles of Stakeholders in Sustainability-Oriented Innovation

Goodman, Jennifer; Korsunova-Tsaruk, Angelina; Halme, Minna
2017 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Sustainability Innovation at the Base of the Pyramid through Multi-Sited Rapid Ethnography

Halme, Minna; Kourula, Arno; Lindeman, Sara; Kallio, Galina; Lima-Toivanen, Maria; Korsunova-Tsaruk, Angelina
2016 in CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 1535-3958

Poverty, Business Strategy, and Sustainable Development

Hart, Stuart; Sharma, Sanjay; Halme, Minna
2016 in ORGANIZATION AND ENVIRONMENT (SAGE Publications Inc.)
ISSN: 1086-0266

Can frugal go global? Diffusion patterns of frugal innovations

Hossain, Mokter; Simula, Henri; Halme, Minna
2016 in TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY (Elsevier Limited)
ISSN: 0160-791X

Implications of frugal innovations on sustainable development Evaluating water and energy innovations

Levänen, Jarkko; Hossain, Mokter; Lyytinen, Tatu; Hyvärinen, Anne; Numminen, Sini; Halme, Minna
2016 in SUSTAINABILITY (MDPI AG)
ISSN: 2071-1050

Frugal and reverse innovations - Quo vadis?

Simula, Henri; Hossain, Mokter; Halme, Minna
2015 in CURRENT SCIENCE (INDIAN ACAD SCIENCES)
ISSN: 0011-3891

Responsible innovation toward sustainable development in small and medium-sized enterprises: a resource perspective

Halme, Minna; Korpela, Maria
2014 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

The other side of sustainable innovation: is there a demand for innovative services?

Anttonen, Markku; Halme, Minna; Houtbeckers, Eeva; Nurkka, Johanna
2013 in JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION (ELSEVIER SCI LTD)
ISSN: 0959-6526

Innovation for inclusive business: Intrapreneurial bricolage in multinational corporations

Halme, Minna; Lindeman, Sara; Linna, Paula
2012 in JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES (Wiley-Blackwell)
ISSN: 0022-2380

Philanthropy, Integration or Innovation?Exploring the Financial and SocietalOutcomes of Different Typesof Corporate Responsibility

Halme, M.; Laurila, J.
2009 in JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS (Springer Netherlands)
ISSN: 0167-4544

Types of corporate responsibility and engagement with NGOs: an exploration of business and societal outcomes

Kourula, A.; Halme, M.
2008 in CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BUSINESS IN SOCIETY (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.)
ISSN: 1472-0701

Business models for material efficiency services: Conceptualization and application

Halme, M.; Anttonen, M.; Kuisma, M.; Kontoniemi, N.; Heino, E.
2007 in ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS (Elsevier Science B.V.)
ISSN: 0921-8009

Introduction: An exploratory journey towards the research and practice of the base of the pyramid

Kandachar, Prabhu; Halme, Minna
2007 in Greener Management International (Greenleaf Publishing)
ISSN: 0966-9671

Sustainability Evaluation of European Household Services

Halme, M.; Anttonen, M.; Hrauda, G.; Kortman, J.
2006 in JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION (ELSEVIER SCI LTD)
ISSN: 0959-6526

GIN forum: current issues in the greening of industry

Halme, Minna
2005 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Sustainable homeservices?Toward household services that enhance ecological, social and economic sustainability

Halme, M.; Jasch, C.; Scharp, M.
2004 in ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS (Elsevier Science B.V.)
ISSN: 0921-8009

Corporate Environmental Paradigms in Shift: Learning During the Course of Action at UPM-Kymmene

Halme, M.
2002 in JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES (Wiley-Blackwell)
ISSN: 0022-2380

Managing Globalization for Sustainability in the 21st Century

Halme, M.; Park, J.; Chiu, A.
2002 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in sustainable development networks: value added?

Halme, Minna; Fadeeva, Z.
2001 in Greener Management International (Greenleaf Publishing)
ISSN: 0966-9671

Learning for Sustainable Development in Tourism Networks

Halme, Minna
2001 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Does Corporate Environmental Protection Increase or Decrease Shareholder Value?The Case of Environmental Investments

Halme, Minna; Niskanen, J.
2001 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Changing Managerial Beliefs about the Relationship of Business and the Natural Environment in UPM-Kymmene in the 1990s

Halme, Minna
1997 in LIIKETALOUDELLINEN AIKAKAUSKIRJA (Liiketaloustieteellinen Yhdistys Ry)
ISSN: 0024-3469

The Influence of corporate governance, industry and country factors on environmental reporting

Halme, Minna; Huse, Morten
1997 in SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT (ELSEVIER SCI LTD)
ISSN: 0956-5221

Shifting environmental management paradigms in two Finnish paper facilities: a broader view of institutional theory

Halme, Minna
1996 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Environmental issues in product development processes: paradigm shift in a Finnish packaging company

Halme, Minna
1995 in BUSINESS ETHICS QUARTERLY (Philosophy Documentation Center)
ISSN: 1052-150X

Business Ethics in Finland

Halme, Minna; Laine, Petri; Laurila, Johanna
1994 in BUSINESS ETHICS: A EUROPEAN REVIEW (Wiley-Blackwell)
ISSN: 0962-8770

Book section, Chapters in research books

Partnerships for poverty alleviation: Cross-sector and B2B collaboration in BoP markets

Hietapuro, Marjo; Halme, Minna
2015
ISBN: 978-1-78353-203-2

Frugal and reverse innovations: What, where and why?Clarifying the concepts and creating a research agenda

Simula, Henri; Hossain, Mokter; Halme, Minna
2015
ISBN: 978-81-925707-1-6

Business models for material efficiency services

Halme, Minna; Anttonen, Markku; Kuisma, Mika
2014
ISBN: 978-94-007-5706-6

Yritysten vastuuviestintä

Halme, Minna; Joutsenvirta, Maria
2011
ISBN: 978-952-495-213-2

Innovatiivista liiketoimintaa köyhyyden vähentämiseksi

Halme, Minna
2011
ISBN: 978-952-495-213-2

Vastuullisuuden vaikutukset globaalissa taloudessa

Lankoski, Leena; Halme, Minna
2011
ISBN: 978-952-495-213-2

Something good for everyone?Investigation of three corporate responsibility approaches

Halme, Minna
2010
ISBN: 978-91-7335-012-9

Team presentation & feedback

Halme, Minna
2009
ISBN: 978-91-7335-014-3

Exploration of Business Models for Material Efficiency Services

Halme, M.; Anttonen, M.; Kuisma, M.
2008
ISBN: 1847200370

Innovatiivinen kehitysmaaliiketoiminta osana globaalia vastuuta ja kestävää kehitystä

Halme, Minna
2008
ISBN: 9524855945
ISSN: 1458-8110

Introduction.Farewell to pyramids: How can business and technology help to eradicate poverty?

Kandachar, Prabhu; Halme, Minna
2008
ISBN: 978-1-906093-11-2

Affordable communication for rural communities

Skarp, Mika; Bansal, Raj; Lovio, Raimo; Halme, Minna
2008
ISBN: 978-1-906093-11-2

Ekotehokkaat palvelut ja arjen onnen hetket

Halme, M.; Anttonen, M.
2007
ISBN: 951-698-166-9

Yrityksen sosiaalinen vastuu globalisoituvassa taloudessa

Halme, Minna; Lovio, Raimo
2004
ISBN: 951-662-904-0

Kohti ympäristömyötäisempää organisaatiokulttuuria

Halme, Minna
2004
ISBN: 951-662-904-0

Huolettomuuden sirpaleita

Halme, Minna
2003
ISBN: 952-5378-07-1

Establishing and maintaining cross-sectoral actor networks: towards sustainable development in European tourism sector

Fadeeva, Zinaida; Halme, Minna
2002
ISBN: 1-4020-0431-1

Networking toward sustainability - value added?Findings from tourism networks

Halme, Minna; Fadeeva, Zinaida
2001
ISBN: 0-7923-6804-5

Sustainability networks - value added?

Halme, M.; Fadeeva, Z.
1999
ISBN: 91-7246-156-X

Developing an Environmental Culture through Organisational Change and Learning

Halme, Minna
1997
ISBN: 1853834122

Can Sustainable Industrial Networks Be Created?Environmental Value-Chain Management in the Paper-Based Packaking Industry

Halme, Minna; Linnanen, Lassi
1996

Environmentally responsible business strategy: packaging company's response to a critical challenge

Halme, Minna
1995
ISBN: 0-7923-3633-X

Esimerkki ympäristökulttuurin muutoksesta

Halme, Minna
1994

Stakeholder Pressure Against Immoral Management

Halme, Minna; Näsi, Juha
1993

Conference proceedings

Activities and Roles of Stakeholders in Sustainability-Oriented Innovation of Firms

Goodman, Jennifer; Korsunova-Tsaruk, Angelina; Halme, Minna
2016 in Annual meeting of the Academy of Management (Academy of Management (AOM))
ISSN: 2151-6561

Integrating stakeholders in product development – A set-theoretic study on sustainable innovations.

Juntunen, Jouni; Halme, Minna; Korsunova-Tsaruk, Angelina
2016 in Academy of Management annual meeting proceedings (Academy of Management (AOM))
ISSN: 2151-6561

Powering sustainable innovations: Strategies for collaborating with deviant partners

Juntunen, Jouni; Halme, Minna; Korsunova-Tsaruk, Angelina; Rajala, Risto
2016

Co-creation as sensemaking: Collaboration in inclusive business creation in low-income contexts

Nahi, Tytti; Halme, Minna
2015
ISSN: 0065-0668

Many ways to Rome: Exogenous and endogenous CSR pathways to environmental and social performance

Halme, Minna; Rintamäki, Jukka; Knudsen, Jette Steen; Kuisma, Mika
2014

Co-creation as sensemaking: Inter-organizational collaboration in inclusive business creation in low-income contexts

Nahi, T.; Halme, M.
2014

Scarcity or abundance?Examination of resources behind responsible innovation in small enterprises

Halme, Minna; Korpela, Maria
2013

Doing ethnography in informal sector: Study of BOP consumers in Brazil, India, Russia and Tanzania

Halme, Minna; Kourula, Arno; Lindeman, Sarah; Kallio, Galina; Lima-Toivanen, Maria
2012

Toward understanding low-income users in emerging markets: Doing multi-location ethnography at the BOP in Brazil, India, Russia and Tanzania

Halme, Minna; Kourula, Arno; Kallio, Galina; Lima-Toivanen, Maria; Korsunova, Angelina
2011

Partnerships in BOP business: a systematic analysis of partners and their roles in 20 business models

Hietapuro, Marjo; Halme, Minna
2011

The Other Side of Sustainable Innovation: Is There a Demand for Innovative Services?

Anttonen, M.; Halme, M.; Houtbeckers, E.; Nurkka, J.
2010

Innovation toward Inclusive Growth within Multinational Corporations: Intrapreneurship and Bricolage in Nokia and ABB

Halme, M.; Lindeman, S.; Linna, P.
2010

Innovating sustainable energy for the rural BOP: Bricolage and intrapreneurship in ABB’s mini-hydro power project in rural Ethiopia

Halme, M.; Lindeman, S.
2009

Emerging business models toward responsibility: Demand for innovative material efficiency services

Heinonen, E.; Anttonen, M.; Halme, M.
2009

Types of Corporate Responsibility and their business and societal outcomes Case of Nokia

Halme, M.; Kourula, A.; Talvitie, R.
2008

Best-practice examples of eco-efficiency in Finland

Halme, Minna
2007
ISBN: 978-951-27-0555-9

Corporate Responsibility Action-Type and Engagement with Nongovernmental Organizations’

Kourula, A.; Halme, M.
2007

Sustainable consumer services: Putting happiness to the picture

Halme, Minna
2006

Business models for eco-efficient services: conceptualization and application

Halme, Minna; Kuisma, Mika; Anttonen, Markku; Kontoniemi, Nea
2006

Stakeholder Involvement and Innovative Business Models for Sustainability

Halme, M.
2006

Material Savings as Business

Halme, M.; Lodenius, M.; Heino, E.; Anttonen, M.; Kuisma, M.; Kontoniemi, N.
2005

Introduction of Sustainable Homeservices by Housing Organisations in the City of Tomorrow

Derijcke, E.; Kortman, J.; Jonuschat, H.; Halme, Minna
2004

Sustainable homeservices in Europe: coming to grips with evaluation method, providers and users

Halme, M.
2004

Feasible business models for sustainable services?Obstacles and promoting factors as a background

Halme, Minna
2004

The missing link between the providers and users of sustainable services - can housing organizations be an intermediary?

Halme, M.; Scharp, M.; Jonuschat, H.; Rocha, C.
2004

Sustainability evaluation of European household services

Halme, M.; Hrauda, G.; Anttonen, M.; Kortman, J.
2004

Opportunities for Housing Organisations: The Introduction of Homeservices

Kortman, J.; Halme, M.; Jascg, C.; Puhrer, J.
2004

Sustainable Homeservices: Win-win Possibilities for Housing Providers and Real Estate Services?

Anttonen, M.; Halme, M.
2003

Collaborative Sustainability Strategies: Structures and Processes of Learning in Six European Multi-Actor Tourism Networks

Halme, Minna
2001

Can ICT and services contribute to dematerialization?Findings from a Finnish study

Heiskanen, Eva; Halme, Minna; Kärnä, Anna; Lovio, Raimo
2001

Learning for Sustainable Development in Tourism Networks

Halme, M.; Fadeeva, Z.
2000

Sustainability networks - value added?

Halme, Minna
1998

Non-refereed scientific articles

Unrefereed journal articles

Editorial: Corporate Social Responsibility and Developing Countries

Dobers, P.; Halme, M.
2009 in CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 1535-3958

Editorial: Corporate responsibility: Reflections on context andconsequences

Halme, M.; Roome, N.; Dobers, P.
2009 in SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT (ELSEVIER SCI LTD)
ISSN: 0956-5221

Bringing the needs of the poor into the BOP debate

Paton, Bruce; Halme, Minna
2007 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Reframing the BOP debate in GIN

Paton, Bruce; Halme, Minna
2007 in BUSINESS STRATEGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 0964-4733

Materiaalinsäästön palveluista liiketoimintaa - kohti jätteiden synnyn ehkäisyä

Halme, M.; Heino, E.; Anttonen, M.; Kuisma, M.; Kontoniemi, N.
2005 in SUOMEN YMPÄRISTÖ (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 1238-7312

Dienstleistungen für zuhause.Sechs europäische Länder im Vergleich: Das Forschungsprojekt HomeService

Scharp, M.; Jonuschat, H.; Halme, M.
2004 in Zukünfte (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)

Ett ekologiskt näringsliv: miljön som problem eller tillgång?

Halme, M.
2000 in Ledmotiv (John Wiley and Sons Ltd)
ISSN: 1403-7742

Book section

Miten majakka toimii?Ympäristötutkimuksen käytännöllinen vaikuttavuus

Jalas, M.; Heiskanen, E.; Lovio, R.; Anttonen, M.; Halme, M.; Kivisaari, S.; Kuisma, M.; Kärnä, A.
2006
ISBN: 951-791-982-4
ISSN: 0356-889X

Unrefereed conference proceedings

Towards understanding societal impacts of corporate responsibility

Halme, M.
2010

Using Ethnographic Research Methods in Studying Practices among the Poor Populations in Emerging Markets

Halme, M.; Kallio, G.; Kourula, A.; Lima-Toivanen, M.; Lindeman, S.; Peltonen, T.
2010

Scientific books (monographs)

Book

Sustainable Consumer Services.Business Solutions for Household Markets

Halme, M.; Hrauda, G.; Jasch, C.; Kortman, J.; Jonuschat, H.; Sharp, M.; Velte, D.; Trindade, P.
2005
ISBN: 1844072096

Book (editor)

Sustainable consumer services: Business solutions for household markets

Halme, Minna; Hrauda, Gabriele; Jasch, Christine; Kortman, Jaap; Januschat, Helga; Scharp, Michael; Velte, Daniela; Trindade, Paula
2012
ISBN: 978-184977275-4

Vastuullinen liiketoiminta kansainvälisessä maailmassa

Joutsenvirta, Maria; Halme, Minna; Jalas, Mikko; Mäkinen, Jukka
2011
ISBN: 978-952-495-213-2

Sustainability challenges and solutions at the base of the pyramid: Business, technology and the poor

Kandachar, Prabhu; Halme, Minna
2008
ISBN: 978-1-906093-11-2

Suomalaisetko maailman parhaita ympäristönsuojelijoita?

Halme, M.; Markkanen, E.
1998

Publications intended for professional communities

Article in professional conference proceedings

Collaborating for Sustainability Innovation: Activities and Roles of Stakeholders in Sustainability-Oriented Innovation of Firms

Goodman, Jennifer; Korsunova-Tsaruk, Angelina; Halme, Minna
2016

Understanding stakeholder engagement in sustainability-oriented innovation processes of business enterprises

Korsunova, Angelina; Halme, Minna; Goodman, Jennifer
2015

Published development or research report

Energiavallankumous tulee!Miten Suomi toimii?(Energy revolution under way!How does Finland act?)

Halme, Minna; Hukkinen, J.I.; Korppi-Tommola, J.; Linnanen, L.; Liski, M.; Lovio, R.; Lund, Peter; Luukkanen, J.; Partanen, J.; Wilenius, M.
2015

Materiaalitehokkuudenliiketoimintaa (MASCO2).Loppuraportti 2008palveluista ympäristömyötäistä

Anttonen, M.; Halme, M.; Kuisma, M.; Kautto, P.
2008

Something good for everyone?Investigation of three corporate responsibility approaches

Halme, Minna
2007

Business from sustainability : drivers for energy efficient housing

Halme, M.; Nieminen, J.; Nykänen, E.; Sarvaranta, L.; Savonen, A.
2005

Emerging Paradigm of Sustainable Tourism - A Network Perspective

Halme, Minna; Fadeeva, Z.
2001

Dematerialization: the potential of ICT and services

Heiskanen, Eva; Halme, Minna; Jalas, Mikko; Kärnä, Anna; Lovio, Raimo
2001

Ympäristö ja liiketoiminta

Heiskanen, E.; Lovio, R.; Halme, M.
1998

Stock market response to environmental investments of forest industry firms: Finnish evidence

Niskanen, J.; Halme, Minna
1997

Experiences of environmental management in SME's in the Pirkanmaa region

Halme, Minna
1996

Publications intended for the general public

Popular article, newspaper article

Putin's Russia, Where Recycling Is for Crooks

Halme, Minna
2016 in Newsweek (Newsweek Inc.)

Recycling is for drunks, addicts and babushkas' - inside Russia's shadowy waste industry

Halme, Minna
2016 in The Ecologist (Print) (Ecosystems Ltd.)

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