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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 Surprising Advantages Environmental Entrepreneurs Have Over Established Companies

Our research suggests that environmental entrepreneurs may differ in important ways from your run of the mill entrepreneurs. At first look, the story of entrepreneurs David Friedberg and Siraj Khaliq seems like the typical Silicon Valley success story. The friends and former "Googlers" set out to leverage big data and the internet of things to develop a…

How can emerging industries secure state support?

Railroads, responsible investment and solar panels would never have grown into full-blown industries without initial backing from governments. But how can nascent industries obtain state support? A broad study of the European photovoltaic sector sheds light on the best conditions for a viable sector to emerge alongside strong established rivals. A popular story in universities…


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