The Roman Herzog Institute (RHI) awarded the Roman Herzog Research Prize for Social Market Economy 2018 to four young scientists in Munich today. Among the prize winners is the business economist Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons, holder of the Chair for Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Mannheim. The Roman Herzog Research Prize is one of the best endowed awards in the field of economics and social sciences. The Bavarian Industry Association vbw - Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V. promotes and supports the Roman Herzog Research Prize for Social Market Economy, which is awarded for the fifth time.
Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons, who presented her work at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, is awarded one of two third prizes for her work. In her habilitation thesis “Essays on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Marketing” she discusses questions of corporate responsibility and examines how companies can meet the expectations of their stakeholders. RHI is supporting her further research with prize money of 5,000 euros.