BCom, BA

SERSD student 2018-2020




Student profile

Sasha Quahe is interested the translation of sustainability science for action

Profile summary

  • Science-based target setting
  • Translation of sustainability science
  • Discourse analysis
  • Economics and political science

Quahe’s work centres around the translation of sustainability science for practical use by organizations.

She is leading a research project for her Master’s thesis on science-based target setting. The project aims to help us better understand the deeper framings that underpin how sustainability science is applied in a business context.

Quahe has also worked as research assistant for SRC supporting multiple projects. She contributed to the course content of SRC’s Executive Programme in Resilience Thinking, specializing in science-based targets. Within the SRC-L'Oréal research collaboration, Quahe worked in the SRC team using the concept of planetary boundaries to better understand the cosmetic industry’s impact on global environmental systems.

In 2019, Quahe worked on a book that aims to help leaders drive a sustainability transformation within their business, providing research support to the authors. It is due to be published in mid-2020.

Quahe also has professional experience in the legal industry, working in various roles including governance education and communications.

Quahe holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Western Australia. She majored in Economics and Political Science, writing her Honours thesis on EU climate and energy policy.

Staff details


Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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