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Sabina Du Rietz

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: Örebro University School of Business


Phone: +46 19 303077

Room: N3014

Sabina Du Rietz

About Sabina Du Rietz

Sabina Du Rietz is Senior Lecturer at Örebro University School of Business since 2017 and belongs to its Center for Sustainable Business (CSB) and Centre for Empirical Research on Organizational Control (CEROC). She received a PhD from Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University, in 2013 and has previously worked as assistant professor at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Prior to the PhD, she worked in finance at Handelsbanken and the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund.

Du Rietz studies sustainability measurement and control and have studied this subject in the contexts of the financial sector (ESG analysis and engagement in the PhD thesis), multinational companies, trade unions and social sustainability (book chapter and research in review), circular economy (projects funded by Vinnova and Formas) and on a national level e.g. national accounts.

At Örebro University School of Business she teaches sustainability, globalization and management control at bachelor level and environmental management and sustainability control on the master profile in Sustainable Business. She also teaches circular economy and sustainability control on executive education programs.


Articles in journals |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Borglund, T. , Prenkert, F. , Frostenson, M. , Helin, S. & Du Rietz, S. (2019). External facilitators as ‘Legitimizers’ in designing a master's program in sustainable business at a Swedish business school: A typology of industry collaborator roles in RME. The International Journal of Management Education, 17 (3).
Du Rietz, S. (2017). Slutt å handle hos storkjedene!. Bergens Tidende.
Du Rietz, S. (2014). When accounts become information: A study of investors’ ESG analysis practice. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 30 (4), 395-408.

Chapters in books

Du Rietz, S. (2016). Responsible investment in Sweden. In: Tessa Hebb, James P. Hawley, Andreas G.F. Hoepner, Agnes L. Neher, David Wood, The Routledge handbook of responsible investment (pp. 336-344). New York: Routledge.
Du Rietz, S. (2015). Sweden: CSR as non-union arena for union issues. In: Lutz Preuss, Michael Gold, Chris Rees, Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions: Perspectives across Europe (pp. 169-184). Oxon: Routledge.
Du Rietz, S. (2015). Valuation devices' orientation to each other: Imitation and differentiation among devices valuing companies social and environmental performance. In: Martin Kornberger, Lise Justesen, Anders Koed Madsen, and Jan Mouritsen, Making Things Valuable (pp. 148-166). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Conference papers

Du Rietz, S. (2017). Sustainability Accounting Numbers and Authority in Investor-Company Relations. Paper presented at 40th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA 2017), Valencia, Spain, May 10-12, 2017.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Du Rietz, S. (2013). Accounting in the field of governance. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Stockholm: School of Business, Stockholm University.


Babri, M. , Carlborg, P. & Du Rietz, S. (2020). Cirkulära praktiker: hur går vi från ord till handling?. Örebro universitet, Handelshögskolan.