CSR conference, Finland, Sep 2009

Please remember to send your abstracts by 15 March to



University of Vaasa, Finland

7-9 September 2009



Topics include but are not limited to:


Responsible leadership

CR innovations

CR in developing countries

Responsible accounting and reporting

CR & Diversity

Ethical and fair trade

CR in global economy

Corporate governance

CR in supply chains


Business ethics & NGOs

CR standards and tools

Corporate sustainability management

Corporate social & cultural responsibility

Sustainable entrepreneurship

Ethical consumers



Initial abstracts of a maximum of 250 words should be emailed to

abstracts@crrconference.org by 15 March 2009. Files should be sent in

MS Word or PDF format, and the file name should be first author’s

surname. Please include names, affiliations and contact details of

authors. Authors will be notified of acceptance by 15 April 2009.


PhD Workshop

Keynote speeches will start the PhD Workshop on afternoon of 7

September. All PhD students will be provided with feedback from a

panel of experienced PhD student supervisors in the field.


Best Paper Awards

The conference committee will review all papers presented and award

two prizes for the CRRC best overall paper and the CRRC best PhD paper

at the conference dinner on 8 September. Criteria for the selection

process are contribution to the research field, quality of the

research, innovativeness, and diversity of views.



The conference papers of a maximum of 6,000 words including references

should be emailed to papers@crrconference.org no later than 15 July

2009. Papers will not be accepted unless speaker(s) have registered

for the conference.


Publication of Papers

Conference papers of authors who wish will be published in the

University of Vaasa Publication Series. There is a simplified review

process for this paper series. Authors of responsible leadership

papers can submit their paper also for a special issue of Corporate

Social Responsibility and Environmental Management journal with a

double-blind review process. Furthermore, a Special Issue on CR &

Innovation is planned for a new journal.


Important Dates


15 March 2009: Deadline for abstracts

15 April 2009: Notification of accepted abstracts 

15 April 2009: Conference registration opens

15 July 2009: Deadline for registration 

15 July 2009: Deadline for full papers 

7 September 2009: CRRC PhD Workshop

8-9 September 2009: Corporate Responsibility Research Conference



More information from


Conference Chair: tarja.ketola@uwasa.fi


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