Lin Lerpold

Visiting Fellow, November 2010 - July 2011

Dr. Lin Lerpold is an Assistant Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in the Sustainability Research Group. Lin's research has been focused on new business models at the base of the pyramid, for instance, microfinance for poverty alleviation; the ongoing corporatization of civil society, especially fundraising organizations; and more recently on global supply chains and human rights. Together with researchers at SSE, she's recently conducted extensive fieldwork on mainland China among numerous stakeholder groups and is currently working on contextualizing a model of corporate responsibility and human rights interpretation linking institutional-, social capital-, and stakeholder theory.