*Call for Papers in Special Issue of “Building a Sustainability-oriented Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets under a Risk Environment”* *AD-Minister* <https://publicaciones.eafit.edu.co/index.php/administer> *Guest Editors* Miguel Cordova (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru) Maria V. Ilieva (Osaka City University, Japan) Joan Lilian Ogendo (The Technical University of Kenya, Kenya) Large organizations and corporations’ main decisions lay in the hands of a few. As these business agents are the most influential contributors to the countries’ business environment, due to their strong and extensive relationships with almost every society’s spheres, their governance behavior are able to provide valuable insights about growth, power, and development dynamics within the organizational landscape (Carroll & Fennema, 2002; Hambrick, 2007; Pettigrew, 1992). Nowadays, stakeholders’ demands represent several sustainability challenges for organizations since they have to overcome these from different strategic perspectives such as developing innovation, achieving economic growth, standing for corporate reputation, entering into the digital revolution, facing important social issues, and soon (Aguilera et al., 2007; Gomez-Trujillo et al., 2020; Ogaga et al., 2019). Hence, both, formal as well as informal mechanisms for corporate governance come up with different ways to understand how organizations’ leaders deal with their essential tasks such as control, supervision, and management (Cordova, 2018; La Porta et al., 2000; Shleifer & Vishny, 1997: Osedo et al., 2020), through their way to perform those major perspectives. As an additional challenge to this, emerging markets’ environment provide opportunities as well as constraints (Letting et al., 2012; Ongore, 2011; Wasike & Owino, 2020) to mobilize those corporate governance efforts toward sustainability concerns (Clarke, 2015; Gomez-Trujillo & Gonzalez-Perez, 2020), while business leaders guide their vessels through increasingly risky scenarios. This AD-Minister Special Issue aims to encourage researchers and academics to present their papers. It welcomes manuscripts that provide significant contributions for different types of organizations such as HEIs, NGOs, MNCs, or SMEs, which operate in Emerging Markets, in order to develop the following topics: - Governance structures, ownership, management control. - Independent directors, Top management team, duality of roles. - Board of directors, boards’ diversity, size, and composition. - Corporate networks, interlocking directorates. - Corporate mergers and acquisitions. - Corporate governance mechanisms (poison pills, golden parachutes, etc.). - Other subjects related to this organizational field. Expected publication: July-December 2022 issue *Deadline for submission of full papers is September 30, 2021. *Submissions have to be done using this link: https://publicaciones.eafit.edu.co/index.php/administer/about/submissions Manuscripts should not exceed 7000 words, including all figures, tables and appendices; and excluding references. Please, follow contributor guidelines available at http://publicaciones.eafit.edu.co/index.php/administer/about/submissions#authorGuidelines . *Manuscript’s first page has to indicate that it aims for this Special Issue.* AD-Minister is indexed in Thomson Reuters Web of Sciences (WOS)’s Emerging Sources Citation Index, EBSCO, EconLit, Sherpa/Romeo, ProQuest, Cengage Learning, DOAJContent, Scielo, and SPARC Europe. AD-Minister is under Creative Commons license. The international standard serial number (ISSN) for AD-minister is 1692-0279 and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 2256-4322. Questions about the Call for Papers of this Special Issue should be address to [log in to unmask] *Guest Editors* *Miguel CORDOVA *is Associate Professor of the Department of Management Sciences at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Perú). Email: [log in to unmask] *Maria V. ILIEVA* is a Specially appointed lecturer at the Graduate School of Business, Osaka City University, Japan. Email: [log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask] *Joan Lilian OGENDO* is a Lecturer at the School of Business and Management Studies, The Technical University of Kenya, Kenya. Email: [log in to unmask] *References* Aguilera, R.V., Rupp, D.E., Williams, C.A. & Ganapathi, J. (2007). Putting the s back in corporate social responsibility: A multilevel theory of social change in organizations. Academy of Management Review, 32(3), 836-863. Carroll, W. K., & Fennema, M. (2002). Is there a transnational business community? International Sociology, 17(3), 393-419. Clarke, T. (2015). The transformation of corporate governance in emerging markets: Reform, convergence, and diversity. Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, 51(2), S25-S46. Cordova, M. (2018). The evolution of interlocking directorates studies - A global trend perspective. AD-minister, 33(2), 135-165. 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