Rotterdam School of Management
Erasmus University Burgemeester Oudlaan 50 Bayle Building
3062 PA Rotterdam
The 9th Annual ARCS Research Conference will be held June 14-16, 2017 at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University, the Netherlands.
We’re excited to announce that, for the first time, the ARCS Annual Research Conference will be held outside of the United States. The conference chair is Frank Wijen, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. The conference will bring together scholars from a variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives interested in advancing research on corporate sustainability. ARCS is a consortium of universities and individuals, and serves as a professional society of scholars studying the interface between business and sustainability. ARCS provides data, tools, and networking opportunities to researchers who are developing a greater understanding of the opportunities and limits of policies and strategies to foster sustainable business.
RSM is committed to promoting corporate sustainability and high ethical standards in research, teaching, and service. We have faculty and staff members who dedicate themselves to embedding these issues into coursework and extracurricular activities. We want to ensure that our students understand and acknowledge that their managerial decisions profoundly affect society, and it is our ambition that our graduates will be equipped to make sustainable business decisions.
As part of ARCS’ mission to foster first-rate research and build the community of scholars in this domain, we hold an annual research conference designed to bring together scholars interested in corporate sustainability strategy and management. The inaugural conference was held in 2009, hosted by the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan. The conference rotates annually among ARCS members.
For all 2017 conference inquiries, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
TRANSPORTATION FROM AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL AIRPORT: There are about three trains per hour running from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal. The train ride takes 26 minutes. For more information, consult the Dutch railway website: http://www.ns.nl/en. From the Rotterdam Centraal Railway Station, you can take a tram, metro, or bus to your hotel or the conference venue. For more information, check out local transport provider RET’s site: https://www.ret.nl/en.html.
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