Adele Wiman is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Managing Sustainability at Vienna University of Economics and Business (Vienna, Austria). Her work centres on corporate social responsibility (CSR), responsible innovation, cross-sector collaboration and global sustainable development. She is currently leading the development of an responsible innovation self-check tool for SMEs as part of the European Union funded project COMPASS. Lately Adele has also been collaborating with a global footwear manufacturer for practically testing leading tools for measuring and managing business impacts on society and the environment. The tool testing informed the development of the GLOBAL VALUE toolkit – a modular toolkit for stakeholders and business working towards increasing business contributions to global sustainable development.
She has worked in a number of research and policy implementation projects as a researcher, as well as an NGO-business partnership broker at UNDP Lithuania and policy advisor at the European Parliament. Adele holds a Master’s Degree in public policy and human development from the United Nations University/Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (UNU/MGSoG).