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8th Annual ARCS Research Conference - Save the Date!

May 1820, 2016
Hosted by the Leeds School of Business at University of Colorado, Boulder

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

ARCS President Magali Delmas Discusses "Skyrocketing Greenwashing" with the NY Times

ARCS President Magali Delmas is widely quoted in the October 17, 2015 NY Times article "Social Responsibility That Rubs Right Off" - an article inspired by the recent Volkswagen emissions-rigging scandal. “The prevalence of greenwashing has skyrocketed in recent years,” Magali Delmas, a professor of management at the University of…

Call for Papers - ARCS 8th Annual Research Conference

ALLIANCE FOR RESEARCH ON CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY EIGHTH ANNUAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE May 18-20, 2016 Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO, USA  DEADLINE: JANUARY 8, 2016  This eighth annual conference of the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) will bring together scholars from a variety of disciplinary…

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…

How Corporate Governance Affects Corporate Sustainability and Why It Matters

Most often, corporate governance is thought of as a mechanism put in place to protect shareholder wealth from the claws of opportunistic managers. In this sense, the term corporate governance typically arises alongside phrases such as investor myopia, short-term goals, incentive alignment, financial crisis, and even corporate misconduct and accounting fraud. Nevertheless, corporate governance is…

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