Tutkijaopettaja Mirja Mikkilä

E-mail: Mirja.Mikkila@lut.fi
Mobile phone: +358 40 5779 766
CV:
Uploaded on: 31/10/2020

Current Organisation
Laboratory of Sustainability Change (Superior organisation: Sustainable Solutions)

Biography
Mirja Mikkilä works as Associate Professor at the Department of Sustainability Science at Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology. She holds an adjunct professor positions both at LUT University (Forest-based bioeconomy and related circular economy), and the University of Helsinki (Forest economics and marketing of forest products). Her expertise covers corporate responsibility and sustainability, environmental economics, natural resource economics, qualitative and quantitative analysis of sustainability, sustainable system, sustainable transition of bioeconomy system. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings. Her 15 years’ working experience within international natural resource consulting, and pulp and paper industry operations on four continents, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.

Research Interest
Circular bioeconomy, corporate responsibility, corporate sustainability, environmental economics, natural resource economics, qualitative and quantitative analysis of sustainability, sustainable system, systemic transition

Teaching Experience
Currently in charge of the M.Sc. courses:
Introduction to sustainability
Business and sustainability
Sustainable system transition

Currently in charge of the B.Sc. courses:
Kestävyysmuutos ja johtaminen (in Finnish: Sustainable transition and management)
Introduction to business and sustainability
Introduction to sustainable system transition
Sustainable.now

Leading role in the past courses:
Corporate responsibility and management 1
Corporate responsibility and management 2
Sustainable innovations and systemic transition

Projects as Principal Investigator
Hämeen ilmastoviisas maaseutu- ja energiayrittäjyys (01/05/2019 - 31/12/2021)
Funder: Other Finnish



Projects as Project Manager
Kohti kestävää käyttäjälähtöistä biotaloutta (ORBIT) (01/01/2017 - 31/12/2020)
Funder: Academy of Finland
Sustainable Education Design (02/08/2015 - 31/12/2017)
Funder: Tekes
Suomi kestävän ravinnetalouden mallimaak (01/01/2012 - 30/06/2015)
Funder: Tekes



Publications
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Acceptability of operations (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Mikkilä Mirja, Koistinen Katariina, Kuokkanen Anna, et al.
Encyclopedia of Sustainability Management
Emerging markets (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Levänen Jarkko, Mikkilä Mirja, Koistinen Katariina, et al.
Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management
Forest-based bioeconomy in 2060: Back from the future through sustainable pathways (2020)
A4 Conference proceedings
Mikkilä Mirja, Luhas Jukka, Kylkilahti Eliisa, et al.
IUFRO WG 5.10 Online Conference
From Environmental Management to Truly Sustainable Business: Adoption of Responsible Practices by Finnish Industries (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Mikkilä Mirja, Koistinen Katariina, Kuokkanen Anna, et al.
Global Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility
Land Use Change and Wildlife Conservation—Case Analysis of LULC Change of Pench-Satpuda Wildlife Corridor in Madhya Pradesh, India (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Banerjee Sujoy, Kauranne Tuomo, Mikkilä Mirja
Sustainability Science
Sustainable Transition (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Koistinen Katariina, Kuokkanen Anna, Mikkilä Mirja, et al.
Encyclopedia of Sustainability Management
Systemic transition (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Koistinen Katariina, Kuokkanen Anna, Mikkilä Mirja, et al.
Encyclopedia of Sustainability Management
Active sustainability actors: A life course approach (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Koistinen Katariina, Teerikangas Satu, Mikkilä Mirja, et al.
Sustainable Development
Product Diversification in Sustainability Transition: The Forest-Based Bioeconomy in Finland (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Luhas Jukka, Mikkilä Mirja, Uusitalo Ville, et al.
Sustainability
Promoting circular economy through a sustainable business model for pulp and paper industries in emerging markets. (2019)
A4 Conference proceedings
Mikkilä Mirja, Luhas Jukka, Utanun Papitchaya, et al.
Academy of Management Global Proceedings
Academy of Management Global Proceedings



Keywords
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Biodiversity impacts
Bioenergy
Biomass
Circular Economy
Climate change

Last updated on 2020-31-10 at 04:02