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The 2nd Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) Forum and the 5th Annual ARCS Research Conference will be hosted by the Center for Responsible Business at the Berkeley-Haas School of Business. The three day event will include a one-day Forum for corporate practitioners and academics (April 29), followed by a two-day Academic Research Conference (April 30 and May 1).
Date: Monday, April 29th through Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Location: Clark-Kerr Campus (2601 Warring St.), UC Berkeley
ARCS Forum (April 29)
To bridge the communities of practitioners, researchers, and educators focused on the area of corporate sustainability, the ARCS is hosting a one-day Forum as part of its annual academic conference. This year’s objective is to spark a useful discussion on business models for sustainability. The morning session will kick-off with an overview of the current status of sustainable business practice and then leave the balance of the day to consider the merits of emerging examples in the areas of market-based approaches, customer engagement, and motivating change toward sustainability in companies. The debate will be lively as researchers and practitioners come together to share and compare their science-based findings and real-world experience.
ARCS Research Conference (April 30 and May 1)
As part of ARCS's mission to foster first-rate research and build the community of scholars in this domain, it holds an annual research conference designed to bring together scholars interested in corporate sustainability strategy and management.
The ARCS is receptive to a wide range of research perspectives and methodologies including formal theoretical modeling, quantitative research drawing upon historical or archival data, surveys or publicly available data, and qualitative research. ARCS is particularly interested in papers that have implications for management and policy. Papers drawn from economics, political science, strategic management, and other fields are within the realm of the conference.
Suitable topics for the conference include non-market strategy, climate change management, sustainability reporting and disclosure, green supply chains, green marketing, sustainable finance, renewable energy investments, business/NGO partnerships, sustainable mobility, social dimensions of sustainability, cleantech innovation, and green entrepreneurship.
For questions about registration or travel logistics, please email Thaddeus Raczkowski, CRB Administrative Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability in general or about the ARCS Conference program, please email ARCS Managing Director Erika Herz at herzE@darden.virginia.edu.
About the Center for Responsible Business (CRB)
Building upon a decade of real-world research, teaching and industry engagement, the Center for Responsible Business (CRB) is an "action-tank" that brings together students, company leaders and faculty to redefine business and create a sustainable future.
More information at: http://responsiblebusiness.haas.berkeley.edu
About the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS)
ARCS is a professional society of scholars studying the interface between business and sustainability. Faculty members, doctoral students, and researchers from any university or academically-oriented institutes and think-tanks are welcome to become ARCS individual members. To become an individual ARCS member, please email ARCS Managing Director Erika Herz at herzE@darden.virginia.edu.
ARCS was established to provide data, tools and networking opportunities to researchers who are developing greater understanding of the opportunities and limits of policies and strategies to foster sustainable business. ARCS is also an alliance of schools and institutes at major universities that share a strong commitment to research on business and sustainability. Members include U California-Berkeley, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, Indiana, INSEAD, U Michigan, MIT, Northwestern, U Pennsylvania, U Virginia, U Western Ontario and Yale.
More information at: http://www.corporate-sustainability.org
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Center for Responsible Business
Building upon over a decade of real-world research, teaching and industry engagement, the Center for Responsible Business (CRB) is an "action-tank" that brings together students, company leaders and faculty to redefine business and create a sustainable future.
Connect with us online at: responsiblebusiness.haas.berkeley.edu.