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8th Annual Ivey/ARCS PhD Sustainability Academy

November 58, 2015
Hosted by the Ivey Business School at Western University

7th Annual ARCS Research Conference

May 1315, 2015
Hosted by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

The 7th Annual ARCS Research Conference at Northwestern University

The 7th Annual ARCS Conference was hosted by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University from May 13-15, 2015. The Conference Chair was Dylan Minor, Assistant Professor  of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences at Kellogg. Junior and senior scholars from 8 countries attended to discuss the latest corporate sustainability research from professors’ and doctoral students’ presentations…

Trade-offs in the Adoption of Sustainability Standards

The issue of social and environmental sustainability is arguably highly relevant today, as forward-looking, self-interested companies have broadly shown they understand. Adherence to the principles underlying standards to pursue sustainability can, however, deliver unintended consequences. How sustainable is sustainability? Some people might ask this question ironically, drawing attention to the lack of a standard definition…

Can the World Run on Renewable Energy?

From the April, 2015 Special Report: Making the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy, published by Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) and Knowledge@Wharton WITHOUT DOUBT, RENEWABLE ENERGY IS ON A ROLL. Denmark is producing 43% of its energy from renewables, and it aims for 70% by 2020. Germany, at more than 25% now and 30%…


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