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Call for Papers/Proposals: Sustainability as a Solution to Global Business Challenges Conference at UT Dallas, April 16-18, 2020

Submitted by AFAM on Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:06pm

Ann and Jack Graves Foundation Conference Series: SUSTAINABILITY AS A SOLUTION TO GLOBAL BUSINESS CHALLENGES

CALL FOR PAPERS/PROPOSALS

April 16-18, 2020
The University of Texas at Dallas
Jindal School of Management

 

The Sustainable Global Business Initiative of the Ann and Jack Graves Charitable Foundation and the Center for Global Business at The University of Texas at Dallas are pleased to announce that a conference will be held April 16-18, 2020. The conference will bring together like-minded scholars, practitioners, policymakers and students involved in different aspects of sustainability as a solution to global business challenges.

Our conference will cover the fields of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, international business, strategic management, cross-cultural management, technology strategy, and global entrepreneurship from around the world. Examples of possible topics include:

  • Technology as an enabler of sustainability
  • Investing in human capital for a sustainable global economy
  • Sustainable energy strategy as a solution for global energy crises
  • Corporate social responsibility and global stability
  • Health and well-being as enablers of sustainable development
  • Sustainable market strategies for the bottom of the pyramid
  • Social entrepreneurship and poverty alleviation programs
  • Food processing initiatives for sustainability in emerging economies
  • Microfinancing as a tool for inclusive development goals
  • Sustainable economic development and social stability in emerging economies
  • Empowering women as a sustainable economic strategy
  • Gender equity and empowering women in business
  • Foreign direct investment and its impact on sustainability
  • The impact of South-South trade agreements as an alternative to current global trade
  • Sustainability in global supply chain management

Please see the attached document for details: