Sigurt Vitols, Ph.D. is Senior Researcher at the WZB Social Science Center Berlin (WZB), Associate Researcher at the European Trade Union Institute, and Guest Lecturer at the Free University Berlin. He is also Vice Chair of the EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Technical Expert Group. His research focuses on sustainability, corporate social responsibility, worker involvement and corporate governance. He has provided policy advice and testified at hearings for the European Trade Union Confederation, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the German Bundestag.
His publications include a three-volume edited collection on the characteristics and prerequisites of the ‘Sustainable Company’: The Sustainable Company: a New Approach to Corporate Governance (co-edited with Norbert Kluge, 2011); European company law and the Sustainable Company: a stakeholder approach (co-edited with Johannes Heuschmid, 2012); and Long-term Investment and the Sustainable Company (2015) (all published in Brussels by the ETUI).