Calls for papers,  academic conferences, and academic job postings related to sustainability.

  • Pablo Munoz

    Call for Papers

    Regenerative Organizations: Business and Climate Action Beyond Mitigation and Adaptation

    Special Issue Organization & Environment

    Guest editors
    Oana Branzei, Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada
    Pablo Muñoz, Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK
    Sally Russell, Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK
    Gail Whiteman, Pentland Center for Sustainability in Business, Lancaster University, UK

    Submission of full papers: 30 May, 2018

    More information:

  • Frederik Dahlmann

    GRONEN Reading Group – Call for participation

    Dear colleagues,
    We would like to invite to you to participate in the eighth session of the GRONEN Reading Group (GROReG). GROReG is the platform of the GRONEN network ( to discuss papers that are at advanced stages in the revision process. The goal is to help scholars from the field to publish their work on sustainability-related topics in high quality academic journals.

    The next GROReG session will be held on Friday, 10th of February, 2017 hosted by Alliance Manchester Business School. The half-day event with about 10 participants will start with a lunch and host the discussion of 2-3 papers. Each paper will be assigned to a one hour time slot. After a brief presentation (15 minutes) of the main challenges regarding the revision process of the paper by the author(s), a discussant gives her/his view before the general discussion is opened. Participants receive the papers as well as the review reports and the editorial letter before each session and are expected to have read these documents beforehand. The focus of the discussion is how to deal with reviewer and editorial comments to improve the papers and increase likelihood of acceptance of the papers. GROReG sessions are characterized by a non-competitive, constructive working atmosphere with the aim to help each other with the development and publication of papers on sustainability-related topics in high quality journals. GROReG sessions are facilitated by a group of core members based at European business schools.

    If you have a paper at the “revise & resubmit” stage, preferably with a journal that is at least ranked 3* in the ABS list, we would like to encourage you to participate in the first GROReG session. If you are interested please respond to this email and contact the reading group coordinator Fred Dahlmann and send your paper as well as the decision letter including the reviewer reports. All submissions will of course be treated confidentially and only be shared with the participants of the session. Please feel free to pass on this invitation to colleagues who might be interested in participating.

    We hope you will be part of this initiative and look forward to seeing you in Manchester!

    Best regards,

    Fred and Tobias

    Frederik Dahlmann, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Global Energy | Warwick Business School |The University of Warwick | +44 (0)24 7652 2311

  • Pablo Munoz

    Ph.D. track in Sustainable Business – University of Leeds

    Dear colleagues

    The Sustainability Research Institute at University of Leeds’s School of Earth and Environment is currently accepting applications for the Ph.D. track in Sustainable Business.

    The Sustainability Research Institute is one of the largest research groups in the field, home to a team of over 40 academic staff, 25 research staff and 45 research students conducting inter-disciplinary research on the different dimensions of sustainability. Research within SRI is based largely on the environmental social sciences and draws upon aspects of geography, sociology, politics, planning, economics, management, development studies and science and technology studies. Since its formal creation in 2004, SRI has attracted significant research funding from the ESRC, NERC, EPSRC, the EU and a variety of other funding bodies. It is home to two RCUK Research Fellows and one ESRC early career inter-disciplinary research fellow and it has ESRC recognition for its post-graduate research programme. Researchers at SRI explore a wide range of issues including climate change, energy, transport, water, resource use, land use, conservation, cities and communities, business and lifestyles. We specialise in participatory, action-oriented research that brings together government, business, NGOs and local communities to enhance the relevance, quality and practical influence of our research. In the last Research Excellence Framework evaluation, the School of Earth and Environment was ranked 1st in the UK for the quantity of its world-leading research and 2nd for research power.

    The Sustainable Business track is hosted by the Business & Organisations for Sustainable Societies Research Group (BOSS) and responds to the growing interest in critically evaluating the role of businesses and organisations and how they can incorporate sustainability in their systems, including their activities and throughout their supply chains. Research projects may look at the role of companies in influencing pro-environmental behaviour in the home; spaces of engagement, resource governance and the extractive industries; sustainable entrepreneurship and community innovation; environmental ethics in business; circular economy; pro-environmental behaviour in organisations.

    Prospective students with backgrounds in sociology, political science, business, environmental science, or other relevant areas are encouraged to apply. Selected students work closely with faculty members to develop deep knowledge of the field of business sustainability and develop theories and approaches which enable businesses and organisations to tackle the challenges of sustainable development in a coherent, systematic, holistic and robust way. Faculty include William Young, Jamie Van Alstine, Sally Russell, Alice Owen, Anne Tallontire, Pablo Munoz, Pasi Heikkurinen. Their research has regularly appeared in top journals such as Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Environmental Management, California Management Review, Energy Policy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Business Ethics, Organization & Environment, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Sustainable Development and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.

    SRI also hosts the Economics and Policy for Sustainability, Environment and Development, and Energy and Climate Change Mitigation research groups; providing a rich and diverse research environment for selected students.

    The minimum entry requirement is an Upper Second Class British Bachelor degree (or equivalent), however, many of our students enter doctoral study with a Masters degree which has often provided some research training. Funding is available for outstanding candidates. If candidates would like to be considered for one of the University’s scholarships competitions, they need to submit a separate application for the scholarship and visit for further information.

    Information about SRI

    Information about the research programme, training and application

    Information about research projects and opportunities

    Please contact Sally Russell, Associate Professor and head of the BOSS research group ( or Pablo Munoz, Lecturer in Business and Sustainable Change (, if you know of high potential candidates or if you have questions about this exciting program.

    Dr. Pablo Munoz
    Lecturer in Business and Sustainable Change
    Programme Leader, MSc Sustainability & Business
    Sustainability Research Institute
    University of Leeds
    Leeds, United Kingdom


  • Arno Kourula

    Government and the Governance of Business Conduct: Implications for Management and Organization

    Marie Laure Djelic, Sciences Po
    Arno Kourula, University of Amsterdam
    Jeremy Moon, Copenhagen Business School
    Christopher Wickert, VU University Amsterdam

    Paper submission deadline: 28th February 2017
    In this special issue, we call on authors to explore the role(s) of government in the contemporary governance of business conduct. In the past couple of decades, we have seen a tremendous growth in different forms of governance of business conduct, often with a transnational scope and reach – including intergovernmental accords and agreements, networked multi-stakeholder negotiated rules, private and market-based standards and self- governance processes (see Brunsson, Rasche & Seidl, 2012; Djelic & Sahlin-Andersson, 2006; Moon, Crane & Matten, 2011; Rasche, de Bakker & Moon, 2013). While globalization has enabled and fostered these new forms of self, private, intergovernmental or multi- stakeholder governance, governments have arguably remained involved or they have even stepped back in to reassert some of their lost authority. However, this has happened in ways and forms that may be quite different from what had characterized earlier forms of government intervention (see Peterman, Kourula & Levitt, 2014; Wood & Wright, 2015). These dynamics surface in contexts such as financial regulation in the aftermath of the economic crisis, taxation, corruption, social and environmental responsibility in globalized production networks and supply chains, the regulation of information and communication technologies, the standardization of products and services, and lately government responses to terrorism and security concerns with potentially wide ranging effects on how businesses operate in the global marketplace.

    A wealth of literature has argued that the last decades have seen an impressive shift of regulatory authority over business conduct from governments towards multi-stakeholder arenas or the private sector alone (Büthe & Mattli, 2011; Djelic & Sahlin-Andersson, 2006). This is particularly apparent in the contexts of healthcare, education, accounting and human rights, which had traditionally been administered and directly ruled by governments. Additionally, in various areas such as financial regulation, taxation, information and communication technology, biotechnology, or, more broadly community development, consumer information, responsible investment, and labour standards, regulation has lagged behind and often taken the form of self-regulation and self-policing. The trend towards ‘governance’ as assuming a greater role in the “direction of society” has been attributed to many sources, including globalization; privatization and the liberalization of formerly public utilities; the marketization of public services; the crisis of traditional government; increasing pressures towards representative forms of democracy and greater citizen participation; an ideological watershed towards neo-liberal policy-making; the search for more effective policy-making; and the irresistible power of business firms, most of all multinational corporations. While this evolution is seemingly a global trend, regional and national differences do exist. Management scholars, organization theorists, political scientists, sociologists, development studies experts, anthropologists and civil society researchers, among others, have all pitched in to understand the dynamics of governance at global, national and local levels. However, we have only scratched the surface when it comes to understanding the implications for policy-making and business conduct of the major societal transitions associated with the progress of governance and its complex interactions with a resilient but transformed government.

    By ‘government’ we refer to those actors, which have exclusive authority over legitimate force in a specific territory (see Moon, 2002; Weber, 1949). We aim to examine a range of public actors including national, state, and local government, as well as ministries, departments and agencies. Thus governments are actors, which have been conventionally characterized by a unique mode of ‘authority’ – with the capacity to impose legally binding constraints and sanctions over given jurisdictions. By ‘governance’ we refer, first, to a trend where the ‘direction to society’ (Peters, 1996) tends to be increasingly provided through other modes than direct governmental authority – modes that involve market and network dynamics of various kinds. Secondly, governance is characterized by the participation of a multiplicity of actors, beyond states or governmental agencies – private actors, principally from business and civil society, each functioning in their respective characteristic mode of markets, networks or communities (Ahrne, Aspers & Brunsson, 2015; Auld, 2014; Moon, 2002; Wittneben, Okereke, Banerjee & Levy, 2012), and arguably even extending to the ‘authority’ mode (Crane, Matten & Moon, 2008; Matten & Crane, 2005). While analytically the two notions can be easily distinguished, the boundaries are becoming increasingly fluid – governments tend today to rely also on various kinds of governance technologies while some governance arrangements get close to exerting coercive authority. The European Union is, in that respect, an interesting space that may anticipate a broader evolution towards somewhat of a hybrid form of ‘governance’/’government’.

    We still know little about the changing roles of different actors in governance, and in particular we have not explored the ways in which governments are re-organizing their own imbrication into these evolving governance processes. The processes, power struggles, and dynamics arising as governments attempt to reclaim, the private sector strives to defend, and civil society actors learn to redefine their roles and territories need more attention. In contemporary forms of governance, governments are rethinking and re-inventing their role(s) in the provision of public goods (Arellano-Gault, Demortain, Rouillard & Thoenig, 2013; Peterman, Kourula & Levitt, 2014; Rhodes, 2007; Wood & Wright, 2015), and these transformations often have profound implications for the regulation of business. Recent evidence also suggests that national governments show a regain of interest for areas that had been brought under the rule of private and multi-stakeholder governance (Albareda, Lozano & Ysa, 2007; Gond, Kang & Moon, 2011; Knudsen, Moon & Slager, 2015; Steurer, 2009). National governments collectively (e.g., through the OECD, the European Union, or the United Nations) and individually (e.g., the US and UK) have taken initiative to reclaim authority by introducing, for example, anti-corruption or CSR reporting regulations (Knudsen, Moon & Slager, 2015). At the same time, companies such as Facebook, Airbnb and Uber introduce innovative business models that undermine existing regulation, which may create conflicts over regulatory authority between governments and governance. These new or in some cases renewed social, environmental and ethical responsibilities of businesses are a hot topic within the discussion about corporate citizenship and corporate social responsibility (Crane, Matten & Moon, 2008; Mäkinen & Kourula, 2012; Matten & Crane, 2005; Scherer & Palazzo, 2011; Wickert, forthcoming). This special issue seeks to go much beyond corporate social responsibility (CSR) in looking at all forms of business conduct and, unlike much of the recent political CSR scholarship, argues that governments play a greater role than previously thought. All things considered, the space between government and governance thus represents an increasingly contested terrain where each side struggles for influence and power.

    Authors intending to submit papers to this special issue are encouraged to focus on the following broad objectives:
    1. Advance theorizing about the organizational and managerial dimensions of the involvement of government in the governance of business conduct.
    2. Explore the (new) roles, forms, and practices that governments adopt in managing the governance of business conduct.
    3. Analyse the interactions and their consequences within and between government organizations as well as between government organizations and other governance actors.
    4. Integrate research about the potential organizational and managerial implications of an at least partial move back from governance to government in the regulation of business conduct.

    Questions which could be addressed by submissions include, but are by no means limited to the following:

    Institutional level:
    • How and in what ways do governments contribute to multi-actor governance arrangements?
    • What do governments do to reclaim regulatory authority from business? What do businesses do to prevent losing power to governments?
    • Has private regulation failed, and if so, by which standards?
    • What are the implications of the government vs. governance debate on dimensions such as democracy, justice, equality, poverty, prosperity, and sustainability?

    Inter-Organizational level:
    • What kind of (novel) roles do governments play in governance?
    • What kind of struggles take place between different government organizations?
    • What kind of struggles take place between government organizations and businesses or nongovernmental organizations?
    • Can different governance arrangements institutionalize more sustainable and responsible forms of business behaviour?

    Intra-organizational level:
    • How do government actors manage their participation in governance?
    • What are the organizational and managerial implications when private actors/business firms give away space and regulatory power back to governments?
    • How do power struggles take place within government organizations?

    We welcome all kinds of theoretical and methodological approaches and are open to all ontological and epistemological perspectives. Both empirical and conceptual papers are invited and multi-level, cross-disciplinary, as well as multi-method submissions are appreciated. Papers are welcome on government and governance in and across all types of political, geographical, social, economic and business systems.

    The submission deadline for this special issue is 28th February 2017.
    Please submit papers through the journal’s online submission system, SAGE track at, create your user account (if you have not done so already), and choose the corresponding Special Issue “Government and the Governance of Business Conduct” under “Manuscript Type”. All papers that enter the reviewing process will be double-blind reviewed following the journal’s normal review process and criteria. Further guidelines for the submission and information about the reviewing process can be found here.

    Administrative support and general queries:

    Sophia Tzagaraki, Managing Editor, Organization Studies:

    For further information, please contact the guest editors of the special issue
    Marie Laure Djelic:
    Arno Kourula:
    Jeremy Moon:
    Christopher Wickert:


    Ahrne, G., Aspers, P., & Brunsson, N. 2015. The Organization of Markets. Organization Studies, 36(1), 7-27.
    Albareda, L., Lozano, J., & Ysa, T. 2007. Public Policies on Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Governments in Europe. Journal of Business Ethics, 74(4), 391-407.
    Arellano-Gault, D., Demortain, D., Rouillard, C., & Thoenig, J.-C. 2013. Bringing Public Organization and Organizing Back In. Organization Studies, 34(2), 145-167.
    Auld, G. 2014. Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification. New Haven: Yale University Press.
    Brunsson, N., Rasche, A., & Seidl, D. 2012. The Dynamics of Standardization: Three Perspectives on Standards Organization Studies. Organization Studies, 33(5-6), 613-633.
    Büthe, T., & W. Mattli. 2011. New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
    Crane, A., Matten, D., & Moon, J. 2008. Corporations and Citizenship. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Djelic, M.-L., & Sahlin-Andersson, K. 2006. Transnational Governance: Institutional Dynamics of Regulation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Gond, J-P., Kang, N., & Moon, J. 2011. The Government of Self-regulation: On the Comparative Dynamics of Corporate Social Responsibility. Economy and Society, 40(4), 640-671.
    Knudsen, J.S., Moon, J, & Slager, R. 2015. Government Policies for Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe: Institutionalisation and Structured Convergence? Policy and Politics, 43, 81 – 99.
    Mäkinen, J. & Kourula, A. 2012. Pluralism in Political Corporate Social Responsibility. Business Ethics Quarterly, 22(4), 249-278.
    Matten, D., & Crane, A. 2005. Corporate citizenship: an extended theoretical concept. Academy of Management Review, 30(1), 166-179.
    Matten, D., & Moon, J. 2008. ‘”Implicit” and “Explicit” CSR: A Conceptual Framework for a Comparative Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility. Academy of Management Review, 33(2), 404–424.
    Moon, J. 2002. Business Social Responsibility and New Governance. Government and Opposition, 37(3), 385–408.
    Moon, J., Crane, A., & Matten, D. 2011. Corporations and Citizenship in New Institutions of Global Governance. In Crouch, C. & MacLean, C. (Eds.) The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Peterman, A., Kourula, A., & Levitt, R. 2014. Balancing Act: Government Roles in an Energy Conservation Network. Research Policy, 43(6), 1067-1082.
    Peters, B.G. 1996. Shouldn’t Row, Can’t Steer: What’s a Government to Do? Public Policy and Administration 12(1), 51-52.
    Rasche, A., de Bakker, F., & Moon, J. 2013. Complete and Partial Organizing for Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics, 115(4), 651-663.
    Rhodes, R.A.W. 2007. Understanding Governance: Ten Years On. Organization Studies, 28(8), 1243-1264.
    Scherer, A. G., & Palazzo, G. 2011. The New Political Role of Business in a Globalized World: A Review of a New Perspective on CSR and its Implications for the Firm, Governance and Democracy. Journal of Management Studies, 48(4), 899–931.
    Steurer, R. 2009. The Role of Governments in Corporate Social Responsibility: Characterising Public Policies on CSR in Europe. Policy Sciences, 43(1), 49-72.
    Weber, M. 1949. The Methodology of the Social Science. Glencoe, IL: The Free Press. Wickert, C. Forthcoming. ”Political” Corporate Social Responsibility in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises: A Conceptual Framework. Business & Society.
    Wittneben, B. B. F., Okereke, C., Banerjee, S. B., & Levy, D. L. 2012. Climate Change and the Emergence of New Organizational Landscapes. Organization Studies, 33(11), 1431-1450.
    Wood, G., & Wright, M. 2015. Corporations and New Statism; Trends and Research Prioirities. Academy of Management Perspectives, 29(2), 271–286.

  • Maggie Delmas

    Postdoctoral research position at UCLA

    UCLA is looking for postdoctoral researchers for the year 2017-2018 to conduct social science research on climate change at the Center for Corporate Environmental Performance (CCEP) in the Institute of the Environment.
    CCEP projects focus on areas such as energy efficiency, corporate social responsibility and corporate performance, greening supply chains, and Eco-Labeling.

    The candidate will work with Professor Magali Delmas and other professors at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and the Anderson School of Management.

    Relevant disciplines are economics, business strategy, organizational behavior, and operations management but others can be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with strong quantitative analytical skills.

    The postdoc program is through the NatureNet Science Fellows program in collaboration with the Nature Conservancy ( Postdoctoral researchers at UCLA will develop social science research in the area of corporate sustainability and or/energy conservation and climate change.

    The NatureNet Science Fellows program offers additional benefits to postdoctoral researchers such as working with a Nature Conservancy mentor and training in science communication and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

    If you are interested, please follow the Nature Conservancy guidelines and state that you are interested in working at the Center for Corporate Environmental Performance at UCLA.

    See guidelines at:

    How to Apply

    Applications must be submitted by November 30, 2016 to
    Accepted candidates will be notified by February 28, 2017. Funds are available for fellows to start on approximately July 1, 2017

    Magali Delmas
    Professor of Management, UCLA
    President ARCS

  • Aishwarya

    Hi I am a PhD student from India and exploring this topic keeping India as my study sample for my thesis. Can anyone help me in finding the right themes for research under this topic. KLD has also come up ESG scores for Indian companies. I will be happy to use this data in my research and test these scores in the Indian context.

  • Sharon O’Sullivan

    Are you a researcher in Entrepreneurship with a sustainability focus? The University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada is currently hiring for positions in Entrepreneurship. Although the website posting is no longer online, applications may be submitted until the position is filled. Contact the Telfer School of Management, Management section for more information.

  • daniela carl

    Regions and Cities Book Series – Call for Book

    The Regions and Cities Book Series is published by Routledge in association
    with the Regional Studies Association. For more information on this current Call for Proposals please go to

  • Rachael Gould

    Call for papers for a Special Volume of the Journal of Cleaner Production:
    Systematic leadership towards sustainability

  • Rosa Maria Dangelico

    Post-Doc Research Fellow in Climate Policy, Innovation, and International Technology

    Rome, Italy.

    The Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering (DIAG), Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, invites applications for a position as

    Post-Doc Research Fellow in Climate Policy, Innovation, and International Technology

    to be appointed on September 3, 2013.

    The position is for two years.
    The position is connected to a project directed by Professor Francesca Sanna-Randaccio (DIAG, Sapienza University of Rome).

    Responsibilities and duties:

    The position will focus on the analysis of mitigation policies, innovation and international technology transfer by Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) within the renewable energy sector. In particular, the successful candidate will collect and analyze data on patents, mergers and acquisitions as well as foreign direct investment. She/he will build an
    econometric model and estimate it. The results of the research will possibly be
    published in international journals.

    Education and experience:

    The successful candidate must hold a PhD degree in Economics, Management, Statistics, or related disciplines. She/he should be experienced in empirical research with strong econometric skills. Interest and experience in mitigation policies, innovation, international technology transfer and renewable energies are desirable.
    Full proficiency in English is required.
    The successful candidate will work closely with faculty members of the department and will have the opportunity to interact also with researchers belonging to other Italian Universities.
    Applications from international candidates are highly encouraged.

    Type of contract and terms of employment:

    The appointment is full-time fixed-term for 24 months. Gross salary per year is of € 19.367,00. Total value (including taxes and social charges) is of € 22.946,00 per year.

    The closing date for application is 12:00 (local time) on June 8, 2013.

    The application form can be found at

    For further information please contact Rosa Maria Dangelico at:

  • Julian Koelbel

    The dynamics of Greenwashing
    This is an opportunity for Master students interested in studying the phenomenon of “greenwashing”. The chair for sustainability and technology (SusTec) at ETH Zurich is welcoming applications for an intensive, six month project. See details here:

    • Alicia

      Dear Julian,

      I have been writing extensively on “greenwashing” in my PhD thesis which was submitted recently in November. For my research was working together with RepRisk Switzerland, writing empirical studies on Fortune 500 companies. Perhaps, my studies may be of some help?

      If you are interested in my work feel free to contact me:

  • John Lawrence

    The Case Research Journal will publish a special issue on business and sustainability, to be guest-edited by Professor John J. Lawrence of the University of Idaho and Dr. Stephen Bowden of the University of Waikato.   The deadline for submission to this special issue is January 18, 2013 for publication in 2014.  The Case Research Journal, published quarterly by the North American Case Research Association (NACRA) and XanEdu Custom Publishing, is dedicated to enhancing case research and publishing exceptional teaching cases.  The call for papers for this special issue can be found at

  • Sara Easler

    Call for Submissions: Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curriculum

    The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina is honored to announce the 4th annual Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula.

    The Page Prize has two objectives: to encourage efforts to expose business students to state-of-the-art sustainability knowledge relevant to the natural environment and to demonstrate the Moore School’s commitment to promoting environmental sustainability in business education.

    Although the objectives of the Prize specifically concern the natural environment, full consideration will be provided for submissions concerning a range of sustainability dimensions that are demonstrated to be relevant to the natural environment. Thus, we welcome diverse submissions from topical areas including good governance, social entrepreneurship, cross-sectoral partnerships, and poverty alleviation germane to fostering business understanding and practice that promote environmental health and/or stewardship.

    Each year, the school adds the new winning submissions to its database of high-quality teaching/curricular materials related to sustainability, which it houses on this website and through the Moore School’s Partner Page on The Aspen Institute’s

    Who May Submit
    Faculty, doctoral students, and others are invited to submit non-published materials related to innovative curricula (program design and core components), courses (including full syllabi) and/or substantial course components (e.g., case materials, simulations, and course segments) appropriate for rigorous and relevant teaching about sustainability and business.

    Submissions must be original and made with the full consent of all authors for free public access to the submitted materials for use in business education anywhere in the world.

    The Grand Prize is $1,000, plus a framed print of Aegean Sea #6 certifying the award. Honorable Mention prizes will also be awarded at levels of $250 each. Each finalist will receive a print of Aegean Sea #6. The winners will be chosen by a three-member faculty committee from the University of South Carolina. The database of top submissions is available for adoption by business faculty around the world to use in their home institutions.

    Deadline for Submissions
    February 2nd, 2012 by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. All submissions must be made electronically to: Complete submissions must include the following:
    1. Relevant curriculum, course, or course material
    2. A cover letter that provides an overview of the submitted materials. The cover letter should include a discussion of why the submission is innovative in the field of environmental sustainability and how it will help others develop their own sustainability courses/programs.
    3. CV for (all) author(s) of submission
    4. Release form PDF

    For more information about the competition, please e-mail or call 803.777.4400.

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    oikos Global Case Writing Competition 2012

    Oikos is looking for case submissions for it’s 9th annual competition that aims to promote the development of new, high quality teaching cases in the two tracks of corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Winning cases will be presented at the Academy of Management Conference 2012 to be held in Boston, August 3-7, 2012. Deadline for submissions is October 28, 2011. For more information.

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    2012 ASAC Conference

    June 9-12, 2012; St. John’s, Newfoundland

    This three-day conference held by the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, centers around the theme “Exploring the New World of Work.” If you are interested in participating please fill out this form. Deadline for paper submissions is February 8, 2012. For more information.

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    GRONEN Research Conference 2012 and Call for Papers

    June 26-29, 2012; Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, France

    The GRONEN Research Conference 2012 “Corporate Sustainability – Off to Pastures New or Back to the Roots?” will bring together a range of different formats for advancing the academic debate on corporate sustainability. Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2012. For more information.

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    Call for Applicants (Professionals) – Kinross Knowledge Chair in Environmental Governance

    The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences at the University of Guelph invites applications for the first Kinross Chair in Environmental Governance.

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    Oikos Winter School: Students for Sustainable Economics and Management
    November 6-12, 2011; Berlin, Germany

    Around the world, sustainable entrepreneurs are decided to tackle the most pressing social and ecological challenges we are facing today. During a week of interactive workshops and cross-cultural debates with social entrepreneurs and experienced business leaders you will develop your sustainable project or scale up your start-up.

    Apply with your idea, project or start-up as student or post-graduate by September, 15.

    For more information, visit

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    Call for Papers for the 2011 ETH PhD Academy
    Technical Change towards a Low-Carbon Society –The Role of Institutions and Actors
    January 29 – February 3, 2012. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH); Zurich, Switzerland

    Research of the participants should focus on – but is not limited to – the following topics:
    – Public policies for fostering low-carbon technologies
    – Corporate technology and innovation strategies related to climate change
    – Technological innovation systems in the context of climate change
    – The role of developing countries in developing and diffusing low-carbon technologies
    – Socio-technical assessment and forecasting of low-carbon technologies

    Applications should be sent to Tobias Schmidt ( and include (i) a cover letter
    explaining your motivation, (ii) a proposal abstract of max. 2 pages, and (iii) a CV. The deadline for
    application is September 15, 2011
    . Notification of acceptance will be given by October 1, 2011. Deadline for full paper submission (10-15 pages) is December 15, 2011. For additional information, please see the previous academies’ programs on our website (
    or contact Tobias Schmidt. We look forward to your application!

    For more details & the application process please visit:

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    Passion and Compassion for Sustainability
    Dates: November 17-22, 2011
    Deadline for Submission: August 30, 2011

    The PhD Sustainability Academy is an annual event of the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) hosted by The Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario (IVEY). The Network for Business Sustainability sponsors a Best Paper Award accompanied by a $500 cash prize.

    The 2011 theme is Passion and Compassion for Sustainability. We will explore theorizing, researching and teaching sustainability with passion and compassion; new constructs and processes that can bring about positive change in business and society; new methods for studying sustainability in positively deviant organizations and/or under extreme adversity.We also welcome submissions on sustainability issues in strategy and policy, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics, environmental studies, and international business and international development. Different theoretical lenses, including management, economics, psychology, arts, philosophy, political studies, geography and sociology are encouraged, as are novel methodologies.

    The PhD Sustainability Academy includes interactive paper development workshops with four guest faculty: Melissa Cardon, Lubin School of Business, Pace University, Jane Dutton, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

    The deadline for submissions is August 30, 2011. All submissions need to include a cover-page with author details, a full manuscript submission (following the AMJ style guide for empirical studies and the AMR style guide for theoretical papers) and a separate two-page abstract (up to 1000 words, single-space 12 point font Times New Roman). Because participants are invited based on the relevance, timeliness and quality of the proposed research, the two-page abstract needs to include sufficient details to help the selection committee compare the potential contributions of the submissions. Please include a 150 word abstract, a 150 word bio, and a recent photo. Email your full submission to Oana Branzei,

    Invitations will be sent out by September 30th, 2011
    . Participants are selected based on a double-blind selection process. Reviewers include ARCS founding members and PhD Sustainability Academy faculty and alumni. IVEY will sponsor all the local expenses. All the invited participants are responsible for their own travel. Michael Pratt, Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Chris Steyaert, University of St. Gallen Oana Branzei is the Ivey faculty host. Fire-side chats hosted by ARCS founders Tom Lyon and John Maxwell, practitioner-led panels and theme-specific site visits will help strengthen the relevance and impact of the research.

  • Jessica Kilcoyne

    Grants up to $250,000 for researchers in CIGI-INET’s Fall 2011 Program

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) are accepting research proposals for their Fall 2011 Grant Program, with
    grants ranging in value from $25,000 to $250,000.

    The initial proposals for grants are due by September 15, 2011, and the process will culminate in mid-December 2011 with the announcement of grant recipients.

    The Fall 2011 round of research grants will focus on six areas:
    1.Financial and real economic linkages
    2.Global interdependencies and macroeconomic policies
    3.Models of economic development, innovation and growth
    4.Sustainable economics
    5.Economic history
    6.History of economic thought

    Within these broad areas, CIGI and INET would particularly like to invite proposals that address:
    Sources and remedies of financial instability
    Institutional design for radical (Knightian) uncertainty
    Economic strategies and performance in emerging markets
    Corporate governance in an age of economic globalization
    Political economy of the state and public goods provision
    Private and public sector intergenerational responsibility
    Political economy of income and wealth distribution
    Human capability and economic development

    In keeping with CIGI and INET’s commitment to encouraging new and consequential economic thinking, submissions in any subject area will be actively considered. CIGI and INET also invite proposals from economic thinkers in allied fields such as political science, sociology, history, and the physical sciences, as part of a commitment to encourage thinking beyond current paradigms.

    The Fall 2011 Grant Program marks the third cycle of grants, with CIGI and INET awarding more than 50 grants totalling $12 million in grants in the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 cycles. To find out more about our previous grant awards please visit: and .

    Researchers interested in learning more about the Fall 2011 Grant Program, including how to apply, are asked to email or visit

  • acclarke

    The University of Waterloo’s School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) is hiring two tenure-track positions. One is in the area of Environment and Business. For the link see:

    The University of Waterloo’s Master of Environment and Business (MEB) program is also hiring sessional lecturers for some of our online courses. Note, the deadline for application for these sessional lecturer positions is June 29, 2011.

    ENBUS 601 – Introduction to Sustainability for Business – Fall 2011:

    ENBUS 640 – Strategies for Sustainable Enterprise – Winter 2012:

    ENBUS 631 – Stakeholder Engagement – Fall 2011 (build) and Spring 2012 (first offering):

    ENBUS 632 – Sustainability Reporting – Fall 2011 (build) and Spring 2012 (first offering):

    ENBUS 642 – Partnerships and Policy for Sustainability – Winter 2012 (build) and Fall 2012 (first offering):


    Dr. Amelia Clarke
    Assistant Professor
    Director, Master of Environment and Business (MEB) program
    Centre for Environment and Business
    School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED)
    University of Waterloo

  • Jkilcoyne


    Date: October 13-14, 2011
    Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel, (17th and Welton), Denver, Colorado, USA.

    This conference brings together scholars, scientists, researchers and business executives from the renewable energy and natural gas industries, representatives from non-governmental and governmental organizations, and officials from developed, developing and emerging countries, especially African countries. Together we will explore ways to implement a new paradigm for sustainably supplying the energy needed for economic growth in economies—particularly in Africa—where the energy infrastructure has not been fully developed.

    Scholars and practitioners are cordially invited to attend and or submit:
    • Papers (maximum 25 pages)
    • Positioning, Case or Interactive Papers (Maximum 10 pages)
    • Panels and Posters (Maximum 4 pages with a 100 word abstract)
    • Abstracts
    Abstracts for papers should not exceed two pages and must have the following components:
    (1) Overview of the topic to be covered, (2) methodology, (3) Results, (4) conclusions, and (5) references.
    • A short bio (Not more than 150 words)

    Send your submission before August 15, 2011 to: Dr. Luka Powanga at:

    Alternative Energy Technologies and Innovation
    Business Communication and Entrepreneurship
    Changing Geography of Energy Demand
    Climate Change and Environmental Issues
    Conventional and Unconventional Gas and Oil Supplies
    Corporate Governance, Ethics and Values
    Deepwater Exploration and Production
    Emerging Markets and Economic Development
    Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles
    Energy and Water Issues
    Energy Capital Investment and Allocation
    Energy Costs and Effects on Economic Development and Growth
    Energy Efficiency and Application
    Energy Infrastructure, Efficiency, Development, and Exploration
    Global Economic Crisis and Energy Demand
    Global Economic Landscape and Outlook
    Global Petroleum Security and Pricing
    Globalization of Financial Markets
    Global, Regional and Country Specific Co-Operation Programs
    Marketing in Developing Countries
    Natural Gas the Bridge Fuel
    Project Financing Models
    Relationship between the Energy Sector and Other Sectors
    Role of Energy Supply in Economic Development
    Markets and Drivers of Renewable Energy
    Economic Analysis Methods (Energy, Natural Resources, Economic Development Etc)
    Role of Government as a Catalyst for Sustainable Economic Development

    Student participation is highly encouraged. Students may submit an abstract, a poster or a paper to present the results of their recent academic work relevant to the conference or the work in progress for input from peers and faculty.

    For more information, please contact Dr. Luka Powanga at:

  • Tania Del Matto

    Literature Review on the Repair, Resale and Reuse Market

    My Sustainable Canada (a national not-for-profit focused on sustainable consumption) along with One Earth Initiative and its academic partners Dr. Paulette Padanyi (University of Guelph) and Dr/ Wesley Schultz (California State University), are undertaking the research project: “Identifying Gaps in Consumer Protection in the Repair, Resale and Reuse Market in Canada”.

    This research study will identify and investigate gaps in consumer protection policies and practices in the repair, resale and reuse market in Canada and provide recommendations on interventions that will enhance consumer confidence in the purchase of second hand or re-conditioned products. The research will identify what consumer protection policies and practices are in place within the repair, resale and reuse market, and identify the gaps in consumer protection among the varied product categories that comprise the repair, resale and reuse market.

    We are currently doing a literature review on studies that characterise the second-hand market in Canada. We are interested in connecting with any academics/researchers, that might be doing research on the second-hand market.

    Tania Del Matto, M.ES.
    My Sustainable Canada

    Tel.: 519-886-3699
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  • Jody Roberts

    Research Fellowships in Innovation for Sustainability

    The Center for Contemporary History and Policy at the Chemical Heritage Foundation invites applications for one-year research fellowships at the post-doctoral or advanced graduate student level to create and cultivate projects in the area of innovation for sustainability. We anticipate hiring 2-3 individuals for these positions.

    Drawing on core competencies and programmatic areas in environmental history and policy and studies of materials innovation, CCHP is developing projects that sit at the intersection of sustainability and innovation, both broadly construed. We especially encourage project proposals that cut across institutional sectors and research objects. The following are examples of topics that might be explored:

    • Materials Innovation
    • Energy (policy, regulation)
    • Role of government regulation
    • Green manufacturing
    • Life-Cycle assessments
    • Alternatives development
    • Green Chemistry

    Projects conducted by fellows in residence will contribute to the programmatic and outreach initiatives of CCHP. These materials are intended to reach audiences outside of academe, and in the past have included: white papers, online exhibits, public symposia, and contributions to our oral history collection.
    Fellows will work with CCHP staff while in residence to determine the most appropriate project outcomes as part of our efforts to mentor and train junior scholars to reach new and diverse audiences.

    In addition to research related to the proposed project, approximately a third of the fellow’s time will be in support of ongoing activities and projects in CCHP.

    Salary for post-doctoral researchers will be $45,000; graduate students will receive $25,000.

    Applications from women, minorities, and those with disabilities are particularly welcomed and encouraged.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by June 1, 2011. Application materials should include a cover letter, statement of research interests and proposed project (not to exceed two pages), curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references. Materials can be sent as e-mail attachments (pdf-preferred) to Jody Roberts, Associate Director, Center for Contemporary History and Policy at:

  • sunalis

    Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) 3rd Annual Conference

    Mon. May 9 – Wed. May 11, 2011
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    The Wharton School’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) is funding all conference meals and venues, which enables us to avoid charging a conference fee. However, all participants are responsible for covering their own travel.

    Please register for the conference as soon as possible (as space is limited) via the Registration tab of the conference webpage below. Note: if you plan to attend Monday’s sessions of the SBE Conference, you must register for that separately by e-mailing conference organizer Witold Henisz.

    Please book your hotel accommodations for the ARCS Conference as soon as possible. A block of rooms has been reserved under the name of “ARCS Conference”. Contact Ryan Sulzbach at the Hilton Inn at Penn at 215 823-6202, or by

  • sunalis

    Call for Letters of Intent: Canadian Biofuels

    McGill University researcher Donald Smith, Ph.D. and collaborators across Canada recently submitted a Letter of Intent (LOI) entitled: Network for Canadian Research Integration & Innovation in Biofuels Sustainability (CRIIBS) to the 2012 Competition of Networks of Centers of Excellence (NCE) of Canada. We are pleased to announce that our LOI is amongst those invited to submit a Full Application. We are therefore distributing this Call for Letters of Intent to the Canadian biofuels research community with the goal of soliciting high quality research projects that will become part of the full NCE application.

    Proposals must be submitted before April 15, 2011. The proposals will be evaluated by the CRIIBS review committee and external experts. Successful candidates will be notified by April 25, 2011.


    Project leaders and all funded researchers must meet the eligibility requirements of one or more of the three federal granting agencies partnering in the Program (e.g. NSERC, SSHRC or CIHR).

    Find out more…

  • Reid Lifset

    The Journal of Industrial Ecology invites submission of articles for a special issue on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) by June 1, 2011. A more detailed version of this call for papers can be found at

    Extended producer responsibility (EPR)

    EPR, also sometimes called product take-back or product stewardship, emerged as a policy strategy in the early 1990s. In EPR, a producer’s responsibility, physical and/or financial, for a product is extended to the post-consumer stage of a product’s life cycle. EPR shifts responsibility upstream to the producer and away from municipalities and is intended to provide incentives to producers to incorporate environmental considerations in the design of their products. EPR has been applied principally to packaging, waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), end of life vehicles (ELVs), batteries and household hazardous wastes.

    The Special Issue

    Naoko Tojo, of the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University, and Atalay Atasu, of the College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Reid Lifset of the Center for Industrial Ecology at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University will serve as co-editors of the special issue.

    The Journal of Industrial Ecology is an international peer-reviewed bimonthly, owned by Yale University, headquartered at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and published by Wiley-Blackwell. Support for this special issue is provided by Nestle Waters North America.

    The special issue is intended to be relevant to diverse audiences­academics, policymakers, business people and environmental advocates­and submissions should be written with that in mind. Articles from technical specialists should make the implications of their research accessible to non-specialists. Non-academic contributors should keep in mind that the Journal of Industrial Ecology is a scholarly publication and all submissions will be expected to follow the norms, tone and practices of academic publishing. Please contact the editor with any questions about the fit of a contribution for this issue.

    Industrial Ecology

    Industrial ecology is an emerging field that addresses ways in which human production and consumption can be made more sustainable through an emphasis on analyses of the flows and uses of materials and energy. It encompasses concepts and tools such as loop-closing, life cycle assessment (LCA) and management, material flow analysis (MFA), design for environment and industrial symbiosis.

    How to Submit

    Manuscripts should be original, previously unpublished, in English, and between 3,500 and 7,000 words in length including references. Submission implies that the manuscript has not been submitted for publication elsewhere and that it will not be submitted elsewhere while the review process is underway. Papers should be submitted electronically via Manuscript Central at , indicating that they are intended for the special issue on EPR. Details about the preparation of the manuscript can be obtained from the Journal’s home page or from the editor. All submissions will be peer-reviewed in a single blind process using at least two single reviewers.

    Send inquiries to:
    Reid Lifset
    Editor, Journal of Industrial Ecology
    Yale University
    School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
    195 Prospect Street
    New Haven, CT, 06511-2189 USA /jie

  • sunalis

    Call for Statements of Interest: SDTC

    SDTC supports innovative clean technology solutions across all industries that address Climate Change, Clean Air, Water and Soil.

  • sunalis

    Call for papers: International Conference on Applied Financial Economics

    The next International AFE conference will be held in Samos Island, 30 June – 02 July, 2011. On behalf of the organizing committee I like to invite you to chair a session or present a paper. For details please see

  • sunalis

    Sustainable Development in the event of Renewable Energy

    Participate in the pro-active international symposium Mediterranean in its second edition:

    Subject: International Congress of the Mediterranean Renewable Energy
    Grand Prize: Oscar for associative Mediterranean AGR RES
    Grand Prize: Oscar for businesses Mediterranean EnR
    Location: Agadir, Morocco North Africa
    Date: April 11 to 14, 2011

  • Tima Bansal

    CALL FOR PAPERS: Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) 3rd Annual Conference

    February 7, 2011

    Mon. May 9 – Wed. May 11, 2011
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    The conference welcomes unpublished working papers focused on business and sustainability (both social and environmental) from all disciplines and research areas. We are receptive to a wide range of perspectives and methods including empirical research, theory development, formal theoretical modeling, and experimental methods. We are particularly interested in papers that have implications for management and organizations. Papers drawn from organizational theory, strategy, operations, sociology, psychology and decision making, law, economics, political science, and other fields are within the realm of the conference. Find out more

  • Global Journal of Strategies and Governace


    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA May 30-31, 2011


    Submission deadline : February 28, 2011
    Registration deadline : April 15, 2011

    Submit to before February 28, 2011

    Academics and researchers worldwide are invited to submit full-length papers, research-in-progress papers, case studies, abstracts, or special session proposals for the International Conference of Corporate Strategies and Governance to be held in Canberra, AUSTRALIA. Topics in all areas of accounting, finance, investment, economics, management, supply chain management/logistics, operations management, management information systems, marketing, E-commerce, energy issues, business education, finance education, accounting education, accreditation and education, education financing, innovation, entrepreneurship, regional development are covered. Papers must be original and unpublished with proper acknowledgement. All papers will be blind-reviewed by the distinguished members of the GJSG’S Review Board and two independent reviewers. High quality papers will be published in well rated refereed international journals. All accepted full-papers will be published in refereed the Conference Proceedings special issue (Global Journal of Strategies and Governance, ISSN 1923-6042). All submissions must have a title page, the name(s) of the authors(s), affiliation(s), and e-mail address and are subject to the journal’s guidelines. You must have a proper e-mail address on first page of the document. Authors are advised to attach their papers to Authors of submitted papers will receive an auto acknowledgement and will be notified by the program committee of the results of the review process as soon as they are available. Once the paper is accepted for presentation, you will be required to pay the appropriate registration and publication fees within the deadline. In case of multiple authorships, co-authors are required to pay registration fees if attending, and one of the authors is obligated to present the paper at the conference. Each presenter and registered participant will receive a Certificate. In addition, quality papers in each track will receive the Best Paper Awards and will be published in the listed refereed journals. Ph.D students are eligible for the awards. In addition to academic sessions, papers on special sessions related to contemporary issues in all areas are invited.


    Call for papers : Strategies, Governance and Social research Conference Doha 2011
    Submission deadline : 15 May, 2011 Submit to
    Registration deadline : 30 June, 2011

    Doha, Qatar 8-9 August, 2011

    Sponsored by the Global Journal of Strategies and Governance ( (Canada) and eight refereed journals, this conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from multiple areas of Strategies, Governance and Social Science. Theoretical and empirical papers or case studies relating to all broad areas of Strategies, Governance and Social Research (Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economic, Management, Marketing, Business Statistics, Business Law and Business Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Sociology, Psychology and Children Studies) are invited for the above international conference which is sponsored by EIGHT INTERNATIONAL PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

    All outstanding papers will be published by any of the above journals subject to compliance to the review report, editorial comment and journal’s guidelines. Best paper award will be announced in each track and will be published in any of the above journals without any further cost and a certificate will be issued at the conference dinner. Selected papers may be published as book chapters. In addition, all accepted abstract and full papers will be published online in the Global Journal of Strategies and Governance which also contains proceedings of previous conferences.

    For further information, please visit:


    Call for Papers: Global Journal of Strategies

    The Global Journal of Strategies and Governance, ISSN 1923-6042 ( ) is very interested in your research, if you have unpublished papers in hand and have the idea of making our journal a vehicle for your research interests, please feel free to send electronic version to us.
    The Journal seeks to bridge and integrate the intellectual, methodological, and substantive diversity of economical scholarship, and to encourage a vigorous dialogue between global management scholars and practitioners. The Journal welcomes contributions which promote the exchange of ideas and rational discourse between practicing educators and management researchers all over the world. To this end the Journal publishes original articles concerned with the advance of generalized management throughout the world. It publishes original scientific work related to strategic and applied studies in all aspects of generalized economics, as well as reviews of scientific topics of current generalized economics relevance. The journal is published in English and French.

  • sunalis

    Call for papers: The Economics of Corporate Social Responsibility

    February 15, 2011: Full-length papers should be sent to
    Contributions should be in PDF format, with keywords and a 150-word abstract.
    March 30, 2011: Notification of accepted papers.

    Find out more

  • sunalis

    CSEAR NA 2011 – Second Call for Papers

    Deadline for Submissions: February 1, 2011

    Find out more…

  • sunalis

    Call for papers: Canadian Business Ethics Research Network PhD workshop,
    Toronto, February 18-20, 2011

    Deadline for Submissions: January 12, 2011

    Find out more…

  • sunalis

    Call for proposals: Ecocity World Summit 2011

    Deadline: January 31, 2011

    Find out more….

  • sunalis

    Call for Papers: 27th EGOS Colloquium

    Sub-theme 43: Transnational Social Movements and Global Value Chains
    Submission Period for short papers: December 1, 2010 – January 16, 2011

    Find out more…

  • sunalis

    Call for Papers: 3rd CSEAR Summer School

    This is a first announcement and call for papers for the 3rd CSEAR Summer School in North America, officially named as the 2011 North American Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research.

    May 3-5, 2011
    Concordia University, John Molson School of Business
    Montreal, Canada

    Dates to remember

    February 1, 2011: Paper submission deadline (e-mail MS Word file to:
    February 20, 2011: Authors will be informed of the decision
    March 15, 2011: Registration deadline (details to come)

    Find out more

  • sunalis

    Call for Papers: Waste – The Social Context People, Policies, Persuasion and Payoffs

    When: May 8-11, 2011
    Where: Edmonton, Alberta. Canada
    Abstracts due: November 19, 2010
    Notification of acceptance: December 1, 2010
    Manuscripts by: January 30, 2011

    Email your Abstract:

    This is an ideal opportunity for decision-makers, industry representatives, practitioners and the public to come together to discuss and share solutions to the global problem of waste management. Click here for more details.

  • jdc

    Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the Journal of Business Ethics

    Sustaining Sustainability in Organizations

    Guest Editors:
    Timo Busch, ETH Zurich
    Deborah E. de Lange, Suffolk University
    Javier Delgado-Ceballos, University of Granada Alfred Marcus, University of Minnesota Jonatan Pinkse, University of Amsterdam Business School

    With this call for papers, we invite research that advances a discussion that relates to how sustainability is developed and maintained (sustained) in organizations with a particular emphasis on international organizations, whether they are multinational corporations (MNCs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), or international governmental organizations (IGOs). Please see the cfp for full details.

    To be considered for the special issue, “Sustaining Sustainability in Organizations”, full papers must be submitted by May 1, 2011. All submissions will go through a double-blind peer review process. Full papers should be submitted to Deborah E. de Lange at

    Please send the paper as a Word or pdf document without identifying information and a separate cover page having identifying information in the same email to Debbie.

  • Valentina Marano

    Call for Submissions: Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula

    The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina is honored to announce the 3rd annual Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula. The Page Prize has two objectives: to encourage efforts to expose business students to state-of-the-art environmental sustainability knowledge and to demonstrate the Moore School’s commitment to promoting sustainability in business education. Each year, the school adds the new winning submissions to its database of high-quality teaching/curricular materials related to environmental sustainability, which it houses on the Moore School’s Web site and through the Moore School’s Partner Page on The Aspen Institute’s

    Who May Submit
    Faculty, doctoral students, and others are invited to submit non-published materials related to innovative curricula (program design and core components), courses (including full syllabi) and/or substantial course components (e.g., case materials, simulations, and course segments) appropriate for rigorous and relevant teaching about environmental sustainability and business. Submissions must be original and made with the full consent of all authors for free public access to the submitted materials for use in business education anywhere in the world.

    The Grand Prize is $1,000, plus a framed print of Aegean Sea #6 certifying the award. Honorable Mention prizes will also be awarded at levels of $250 each. Each finalist will receive a print of Aegean Sea #6. The winners will be chosen by a three-member faculty committee from the University of South Carolina. The database of top submissions is available for adoption by business faculty around the world to use in their home institutions.

    2009 Grand Prize Winners were Dr. Andrew J. Hoffman, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; Dr. Michael W. Toffel and Dr. Forest L. Reinhardt, Harvard Business School, Harvard University.

    2009 Honorable Mentions included Dr. Robert T. Clemen, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University; Dr. Carol Seagle, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Dr. Gilvan C. Souza, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University; Dr. Anant K. Sundaram, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth University.

    Deadline for Submissions
    December 10, 2010, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. All submissions must be made electronically to: Complete submissions must include the following:
    1. Relevant curriculum, course, or course material
    2. A cover letter that provides an overview of the submitted materials. The cover letter should include a discussion of why the submission is innovative in the field of environmental sustainability and how it will help others develop their own sustainability courses/programs.
    3. CV for (all) author(s) of submission
    4. Release form PDF (download and complete the editable form)

    For more information about the competition, please e-mail or call 803.777.5482.

    Award Announcements
    Winning submissions will be announced in spring 2011.

  • sunalis

    Wanted: Research Director – Sustainable Prosperity/University of Ottawa Institute of the Environment.
    The Research Director will be a senior staff member at the Institute, reporting to the Director. A major focus of the position will be on the Sustainable Prosperity network, based at the Institute. Interested parties should contact Jenna Dunsby, Coordinator, at with a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Applications are encouraged before September 2nd, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Find out more.

  • sunalis

    2010 PhD Sustainability Academy

    November 4-9, 2010: The PhD Sustainability Academy is an annual event of the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) and features interactive paper development workshops. The 2010 theme is Markets and Movements for Sustainability and will explore the intersection of social movements and market creation for more socially and environmentally responsible products and services; governance and leadership topics that bridge the social and organizational domains; and capabilities for leveraging positive social change. Find out more.