International Conference on Business, Policy and Sustainability

The International Conference on Business, Policy and Sustainability will be held on the 16 – 17 of June 2016 at CBS. The two-day conference, explores the theme of national and global policy, business and academic approaches to sustainability.

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, June 17, 2016 - 16:00

ISC Invitation

At the conference, high profile speakers such as John Robinson (Nobel Prize recipient, University of Toronto), Connie Hedegaard (Former European Commissioner for Climate Action, KR Foundation), Edward Freeman (lead author on stakeholder theory), Dirk Matten (Professor of Strategy Hewlett-Packard Chair in CSR,York University), Gail Whiteman (World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); Lancaster University) and Jonas Haertle (United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) are joining us to enliven the debate. The conference provides a forum for high quality participants (scholars and practitioners) for discussion of current and possible interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability. The conference serves future knowledge exchange and collective research applications.

The conference is organized by the Academic Directors of the CBS Sustainability Platform, Professors Mette Morsing (IKL, CBS) and Stefano Ponte (DBP, CBS), Velux Professor of Corporate Sustainability, Jeremy Moon (IKL, CBS), Luisa Murphy and Lise Søstrøm (IKL, CBS). The Carlsbergfondet, The Velux Foundations, Danish Society for Education and Business (DSEB), Ministry of Higher Education and Science and Governing Responsible Business Research Environment are sponsors of this conference.

Please register for the events through the registration site.

The registration fee is DKK 1,500 (approximately USD 220 / EUR 200) , including all meals, receptions, and refreshments during the conference days. Students are eligible for a subsidized registration fee of DKK 150 (approximately USD 36/ 34 EUR) including all meals, receptions, and refreshments during the conference days.

Call for Extended Abstracts
We are delighted to invite you to submit an abstract of between 500 – 1000 words by March 15, 2016. We welcome contributions evaluating or critically examining specific policy and/or business solutions to sustainability. Contributions may focus on organizations, institutions, networks, and/or multi-stakeholder initiatives with a global, transnational, national or regional focus. And they may cover environmental, social and/or economic aspects of sustainability. We welcome proposals providing new empirical findings, as well as those with more theoretical or conceptual angles. Please visit the conference website to read more about the thematic focus approaches and submission process. Submissions should be submitted to isc16@cbs.dk.

Further information
Please visit the conference website for further information: International Conference on Business, Policy and Sustainability or contact isc16@cbs.dk for further questions.

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