Colleagues, please consider this upcoming conference in Lagos, Nigeria as an
outlet for your work on international corporate social
responsibility/performance and sustainable economic development.




Theme: CSR for Sustainable Economic Development

Please see the website for more details:

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has attracted enormous interest in the
corporate world. There have been several studies on CSR, most of which have
been focused on CSR practices in the developed economies. The 2011
Conference on CSR in Sub-Saharan Africa will highlight pertinent issues on
CSR in the sub-Saharan Africa, drawing from lessons learned from studies
conducted in the developed economies, among many others. The conference will
be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, Lekki Peninsula, Lagos on December
12-14, 2011. The main theme of the conference is “CSR for Sustainable
Economic Development”. The conference will host both academic and
practitioner sessions, which will create opportunities for knowledge sharing
between academics and practitioners. The sessions will also provide an
avenue for networking, promotion of CSR good practices and cutting-edge

We invite you to contribute papers on any of the topics related to the
following tracks:

Track 1: Research on CSR

We encourage you to submit papers reflecting your research in corporate
social responsibility and related topics. Papers with practical applications
are encouraged. Papers addressing any relevant topic within the broad theme
of the conference, but not limited to the following are welcome:

§  CSR in the Entertainment Industry

§  CSR in Education

§  CSR in Information & Technology

§  CSR and Culture

§  Anti-corruption through CSR

§  Legal Issues on CSR

§  Poverty alleviation through CSR

§  MNCs and CSR

§  CSR in International Business

§  CSR and climate change

§  Ethics and Corporate Governance

§  Social Enterprise

§  CSR and Environmental Stewardship

§  Humanitarian Supply Chain

§  Sustainable Business Strategies

§  Social Entrepreneurship through CSR

Track 2: Teaching and Instruction on CSR

§  CSR in Strategy & International Business

§  CSR in Accounting & Finance

§  CSR in Marketing and Management

§  CSR in Human Resources Management

§  CSR in Operations Management

§  Social Entrepreneurship through CSR

Track 3: Industry Best Practices
We also welcome papers that offer best practice applications of CSR and
explore the link  between CSR practices and sustainable business performance
in the following areas:

§  Alleviation of poverty through CSR

§  Alleviation of corruption through CSR

§  Effects of CSR on company performance

Please note that the above is not an exhaustive list. We want all types of
papers – conceptual, reviews as well as different kinds of empirical
studies. In particular we encourage authors to submit papers contributing to
theory development based on in-depth case studies.

Accepted papers will be included in the 2011 International Conference on CSR
in Sub-Saharan Africa Conference Proceedings, and the authors will have an
opportunity to present their papers at the conference. Please, submit
completed papers on MS Word with single line spacing electronically through
the conference website at
<>  along with the name and address of
the author and contact information.


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