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13th Annual ARCS Research Conference

June 2124, 2021
As we get closer to the conference, we want to keep you informed as best as possible. Please continue to check the conference webpage, as well as our LinkedIn and Twitter pages for information.

13th Annual Ivey/ARCS PhD Sustainability Academy

November 1215, 2020
London, Ontario, Canada • Hosted by the Ivey Business School at Western University

12th Annual ARCS Research Conference (Canceled)

June 1012, 2020
Milan, Italy • Hosted by Bocconi University

What’s really driving coal power’s demise?

The big idea People often point to plunging natural gas prices as the reason U.S. coal-fired power plants have been shutting down at a faster pace in recent years. However, new research shows two other forces had a much larger effect: federal regulation and a well-funded activist campaign that launched in 2011 with the goal of ending coal power.…

Business Leaders Rethink Political Spending: “Enough is Enough”

It is very encouraging to see companies re-thinking their political spending policies in the wake of recent threats to the peaceful transition of power in America.  Such reviews could create a tipping point in restoring public trust and stability -- but only if companies dig into the structural as well as cultural causes of the crisis. To start,…


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