The Harvard Business School is now accepting papers for the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability 2010 Conference.  The conference seeks to bring together scholars from a variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives interested in advancing research on corporate sustainability. This is the second annual conference of the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS), a consortium of universities that provides data, tools, and networking opportunities to researchers who are developing a greater understanding of the opportunities and limits of policies and strategies to create sustainable businesses. This conference builds on the successful inaugural ARCS conference at the University of Michigan last spring.

The conference will be held at Harvard Business School, in Boston, Massachusetts from May 12 – 14, 2010.

Submission Guidelines:

The conference welcomes unpublished working papers focused on business and sustainability (both social and environmental) from all disciplines and research areas. It is receptive to a wide range of perspectives and method including empirical research, theory development, formal theoretical modeling, and experimental methods. It is particularly interested in papers that have implications for management and organizations. Papers drawn from organizational theory, strategy, operations, sociology, psychology and decision making, law, economics, political science and other fields are within the realm of the conference.Examples of suitable topics for the conference include non‐market strategy, climate change management, sustainability reporting and disclosure, green supply chains, green marketing, sustainable finance, renewable energy investments, business/NGO partnerships, sustainable mobility, social dimensions of sustainability, cleantech innovation, green entrepreneurship, sustainable natural resource management, and “bottom of the pyramid” development strategies. Please email submission to ARCS Managing Director Erika Herz ( by December 15, 2009.

Submissions must be working papers not yet accepted for publication. The program will be announced on January 15, 2010.


December 15, 2009


ARCS Managing Director, Erika Herz (

For more detailed information:

Please visit the site for the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability 2010 Conference Call for Papers.

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Author: Abhijit Khanna (5 Articles)

Abhijit Khanna, a Huntsville, AL native, has long had an interest in environmental issues. Since graduating from Birmingham-Southern College with a degree in Computer Science, he has been pursuing a career in IT and business, but always with an eye towards today's green concerns. After spending the last five years in Seattle and observing many of the innovations taking place in the Pacific Northwest, Abhijit is currently seeking to transition his career into sustainability. His interests in this area include corporate environmental strategy, governmental environmental policy and planning, and green building. He recently helped found the first Green Drinks chapter in Alabama in Huntsville. In addition, he is an avid reader and traveler.