2013 1st PRME Canada Meeting
1st PRME Canada Regional Meeting: Call for Papers
e^3 = earth education economics
MacEwan School of Business in Edmonton, Alberta, hosted the 1st PRME Canada Regional Meeting, co-convened by the University of Guelph College of Management & Economics and the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University, with the objective of creating a forum for business academics to share their experiences in teaching and research on the integration of the PRME principles into the curricula and scholarship of business schools. Submissions were invited of empirical and conceptual papers, cases and teaching best practices in the following topics:
- Earthonomics as a new framework for management research and practice
- Social return
- Triple bottom line
- How to incorporate PRME into firm strategy?
- What do our students value and how can firms change to attract and retain this new generation and ecome an “employer of choice”?
- Responsible leadership
- Sustainability and sustainable business practices
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
- Corporate governance
- Gender diversity (i.e. at the Board of Directors)
- Human equality
- Business ethics
- Ethical marketing
- Ethical supply chain management (ethical implications of outsourcing decisions, etc.)
Call for Papers
This call for papers asked the following question: How can business schools develop future leaders that support, promote and incorporate the PRME principles into the mainstream business model? The theme of the conference emphasised the need for integration "e3 = earth, education, economics," with education being the critical factor in the equation.
Authors of the best research paper submissions were eligible for publication in the International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics (IJBGE). Authors of the best undergraduate paper submissions will be eligible for publication in the Earth Common Journal. The author of the best paper was to be awarded $500.00.
The conference began with a welcome dinner/reception on Tuesday June 11, 2013, with the main day of conference activities taking place on Wednesday June 12, 2013.
Registration was open to anyone, including students, professors, academics, nonacademics, and business professionals. Attendees were not required to submit scholarly work; however, they were strongly encouraged to do so. The school offered students (undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students) a scholarship to cover the expenses of the conference and accommodations. More information about the conference, accommodations and the City of Edmonton can be found on the conference website www.macewan.ca/e3.
Learn more about the conference and view the full Call for Papers.