Call for Papers: PRI Academic Conference 2010: Mainstreaming Responsible Investment, Copenhagen, Denmark
Submission Deadline: November 15, 2009
Event Date: May 5-7, 2010
Location: Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
Information: email@example.com or http://academic.unpri.org
A full version of the Call for Papers is available here (PDF 57KB)
The 2010 event is the third annual PRI Academic Conference, following the 2009 conference held jointly with the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (3ci) in Ottawa, Canada. The third annual conference will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, in collaboration with CBS Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (cbsCSR) at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). The conference will gather 75 leading thinkers (academics, PRI signatories, investment practitioners and students) from around the world for a 3-day conference under the theme “Mainstreaming Responsible Investment”. On May 5 the conference will host masters, doctoral and post doctoral submissions. On May 6 and 7 researchers will be invited to present their recent work with a panel of PRI signatories and academics serving as discussants. The papers presented at the academic conference will be selected by a panel consisting of academics and practitioners.
The conference aims to generate research on the mainstreaming of responsible investment by focusing on the following topics (Please see the Call for Papers for a full description of the topics):
- Shareholder engagement and its effectiveness among mainstream investors
- Integration of ESG issues into mainstream investments
- ESG-focused investments, ESG alternatives among mainstream investors
- Universal Owners and the materiality of externalities
- Responsible Investment, market failure and regulatory responses
PRI Academic Research Award
The PRI is proud to announce that at the 2010 PRI Academic Conference the PRI will be presenting the first PRI Academic Research Awards for papers of excellence. Six research awards sponsored by the Danish Government (three $7,000 awards for post doctorate or academic articles and three $4,000 research awards for graduate level articles) will be awarded at the annual conference among the selected papers. For more information on the awards, please see Rules and Regulations.
How to enter
An electronic version of the cover page, scanned ID and abstract, in English, must be submitted by November 15th 2009 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
All accepted articles must be submitted in complete version by March 15th 2010 to email@example.com. Awards will be distributed based on completed articles only.
The completed articles will be forwarded to the selection panel for final evaluation, with the winners being announced at the conference on 5-7 May 2010.
2010 PRI Academic Conference Selection Panel
Dr. Lars G. Hassel, Professor of Accounting and Auditing, Umeå School of Business, Sweden
Dr. James P. Hawley, Co-Director, Elfenworks Center for the Study of Fiduciary Capitalism, Saint Mary's College of Calfiornia, USA
Dr. Tessa Hebb, Director, Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, Carleton University, Canada
Jean-Philippe Desmartin, Senior Analyst, Head of SRI research, Oddo Securities, France
Amanda McCluskey, Head of Sustainability & Responsible Investment, Colonial First State, Australia
Steve Waygood, Head of Sustainability Analysis and Engagement, Aviva Investors, UK
For further information please contact Christina Gehring, PRI at firstname.lastname@example.org
Further details on the 2010 Academic Conference will be made available shortly at http://academic.unpri.org
Please visit http://www.unpri.org/academic09 for papers from the 2009 event.