Become a Member

Join the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability

Individual Membership

Faculty members, doctoral students, and researchers from any university, academically-oriented institute, or think-tank are welcome to become ARCS individual members. The cost to become a member is $50 per year. Membership is free to doctoral students.

Individual membership benefits include:

  • Access to member services and networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve on ARCS Working Committees

Institutional Membership

ARCS membership is also open to institutions.

Institutional members of ARCS agree to:

  • Chair and host the annual ARCS Forum and Research Conference, providing approximately $25K in funding. These events are co-branded between ARCS and the host institution.
  • Provide a $10K one-time membership fee to ARCS.
  • Designate a faculty member to serve on the ARCS Steering Committee.

Benefits include:

  • Affiliation and collaboration with leading universities and institutes on corporate sustainability research.
  • As a Steering Committee member, determining the strategic direction of ARCS in its mission of accelerating corporate sustainability research progress.
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