Her research covers a broad range of topics on corporate sustainability and responsibility. In 2004 she, together with three doctoral students, founded Sustainability Research Group, SuRe, that in 2007 received the Globe Award for “an outstanding and tangible research in the field of CSR.”
Susanne is currently on the management team and conducts a research program on sustainable fashion aiming to a systemic change of the Swedish fashion industry leading to sustainable development of the industry and wider society. She is also doing research on the concepts of community engagement and is performing studies on the mining industry in South Africa, Sweden and Australia. She is also a member and co-founding partner of the Nordic centre for corporate responsibility, who jointly conducts research with a Nordic focus.