4th International Conference on Social Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainable Business (ICSR 2015)

Social Responsibility, Innovation and Quality of Life in Times of Uncertainty
American College of Greece, Athens, Greece | October 8-9, 2015

Call for papers

You are invited to attend the 4th International Conference on Social Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainable Business to be held at Τhe American College of Greece, Athens, Greece on 8-9 October 2015. The purpose of the conference is to create a networking opportunity for both researchers and practitioners to discuss recent insights on socially responsible practices in various industries and profit or non-for profit sectors.

Although academic in nature, representatives in the business environment will deliver case studies on sustainability practices and will reflect on the challenges and opportunities that corporate social responsibility brings to different industries.

The main topics of the conference, but not limited to these, are:

  • CSR and Sustainability,
  • CSR and Business Ethics,
  • CSR and Social Media,
  • CSR and Education,
  • CSR and Reputation,
  • CSR and Crisis Management,
  • Communicating CSR in the digital age,
  • CSR initiatives/strategies,
  • Corporate Governance,
  • NGO Marketing,
  • Ethical Stakeholder Engagement

Please send an abstract of 300 words in a Word document format via email to georgiana.grigore@csrconferences.org by 15 May 2015. No more than two papers will be accepted from any author. The abstracts of the papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings.

Offers to run workshops, symposia, poster sessions, themed tracks or alternative events are especially welcome. Please contact Patrick Quinn (pquinn@acg.edu) with suggestions.

Abstracts registration: May 15, 2015
Full paper deadline: September 1, 2015


C.B. Bhattacharya is the Pietro Ferrero Chair in Sustainability at ESMT European School of Management and Technology in Berlin, Germany. He was previously the E.ON Chair Professor in Corporate Responsibility. On September 1, 2010 the president appointed him the Associate Dean of International Relations and on April 1, 2011, Dean of International Relations.

He received his PhD in Marketing from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993 and his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in 1984. Before joining ESMT in 2009, he was the Everett W. Lord Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Marketing at the School of Management at Boston University. Before joining Boston University, he was on the faculty at the Goizueta Business School, Emory University.

Regular conference fee – 250 EURO: Deadline 31 August 2015
Early bird fee: payments made until 15 July 2015 – 200 EURO.
There are a limited number of fee weavers – 50% off the regular conference fee (125 Euro) — for PhD students. The fee weavers are offered on competitive basis. Please contact Vassia Comis ‬ (vcomis@acg.edu) for further inquiries.
We will publish proceedings. Full details concerning other publishing opportunities for the papers presented at the conference will be provided during the conference.

The conference will be held at the American College of Greece, Athens.
The conference fee will include meals and conference materials. There is plenty of good hotel accommodation nearby to suit all budgets and details will be given with registration details.
Full and updated details can be found at the conference website: www.csrconferences.org
We look forward to welcoming you to Athens in 2015 for what promises to be an exciting conference!

Georgiana F. Grigore, PhD, Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University, UK
Alin Stancu, PhD, Marketing Department, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Anastasios Theofilou, PhD, Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University, UK
Patrick Quinn, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, American College of Greece.


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