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CALL FOR PAPERS - ARCS 11th Annual Research Conference

The 11th Annual ARCS Research Conference will be held June 5-7, 2019 at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. The Conference Chair is Dr. Olga Hawn, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Faculty Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise. Click here to view/download the full Call For Papers.…

ARCS Rounds Out a Decade of Conferences

ARCS has officially rounded out a decade with the close of its 10th Annual Research Conference hosted by the MIT Sustainability Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management. This year’s conference took place June 11-13. The conference chair was John Sterman, Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management.…

The year of corporate acting—does business need a new approach to palm oil?

2018 went down as the ‘year of corporate caring’ about the palm oil controversy.  A banned TV advertisement promoting a Palm Oil free Christmas by the UK supermarket Iceland went viral on social media with over 5 million views in merely a couple of weeks.  Shortly after, on the south bank in London, Iceland responded…

How to Increase Public support for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

An important source of public support for environmental regulation are evidences of the harms caused by the inadequacy of regulation.  Expansions of environment regulation have typically been driven by crises or highly visible policy failures, such as oil spills, smog, cancer clusters, and the deterioration of scenic beauty or valued ecosystems. Even when such risks…


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