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1st PRME Canada Meeting | Call for Papers

1st PRME Canada Meeting: Call for Papers

e^3 = earth education economics

MacEwan School of Business is hosting the 1st PRME Canada 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. We invite submissions of empirical and conceptual papers, cases and teaching best practices in the following topics (but not limited to):

  • 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 asks 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 emphasizes the need for integration “e3 = earth, education, economics”, with education being the critical factor in the equation.

Authors of the best research paper submissions will be 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 will be awarded $500.00. The due date for this final draft is April 15, 2013. Please send submissions to e3@macewan.ca.


The conference will begin with a welcome dinner/reception on Tuesday June 11, 2013, with the main day of conference activities taking place on Wednesday June 12, 2013. The 1st PRME Canada Meeting will be hosted by MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta.


Registration will open Feb 19, 2013 and can be accessed via the conference website at: www.macewan.ca/e3

Registration is open to anyone, including students, professors, academics, nonacademics, and business professionals. Attendees are not required to submit scholarly work; however, they are strongly encouraged to do so. Our school is offering 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.

Learn more about the conference and view the full Call for Papers.

Visit the event website here.