The German Institute for Economics has awarded the Max-Weber-Prize for Business Ethics for the 13th time. The award honors excellent academic work of young researchers in the field of economic and business ethics. Among the six prizewinners is also the Mannheim Professor Laura Marie Edinger-Schons, who was awarded for her habilitation “Essays in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Marketing – CSR Strategy, Communication, and Innovative Pricing”. The President of the German Bundestag, Wolfgang Schäuble, who gave the keynote speed at the prize ceremony at the Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Berlin), congratulated the prizewinners for their outstanding research achievements.
Edinger-Schons teaches and researches at the University of Mannheim since 2015. In her habilitation, that she presented at the Ruhr-University in Bochum, Professor Edinger-Schons addresses issues of corporate social responsibilities and examines how companies can fulfill the expectations of their stakeholders.
The Max-Weber-Prize for Business Ethics is presented in three categories. The research award honors researchers who treat business ethics issues and focus on the entrepreneurial behavior between economic and social responsibility in their dissertation, habilitation or in another scientific publication. Apart from the two junior researchers, four students were also honored for their Bachelor's or Master's thesis this year.