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Submit to EGOS 2024 Sub-theme 24 "Can Sustainable Investing be Transformative?"

  • 1.  Submit to EGOS 2024 Sub-theme 24 "Can Sustainable Investing be Transformative?"

    Posted 12-07-2023 02:28

    Dear colleagues,

    With only a month left until the deadline, please consider submitting a short paper to the EGOS Sub-theme 24: Can Sustainable Investing be Transformative? Exploring Antecedents, Pathways, and Consequences.

    We are interested in leveraging organization theorists' unique position to explore how Sustainable Investing (SI) can become truly transformative. We invite conceptual and empirical papers that help us develop a) the market conditions that encourage organizational and societal change, b) the mechanisms that lead to organizational and societal change, and c) the positive or negative effects of such mechanisms. The papers can investigate various geographical contexts, and since SI refers to a variety of investment strategies (e.g., impact investing, shareholder engagement, proxy voting, negative or positive screening, etc.), we are also open to insights from diverse SI strategies. Questions can relate, but are of course not limited to the following:

    • How do different actors from various sectors, fields and contexts shape the SI market?
    • Which investors create and maintain change in investee organizations, and how?
    • Which SI investors fail, and why?
    • Can impact measurement contribute to successful SI, and if so, how?
    • What role do impact reporting standards play in effective SI?
    • How can new technologies such as artificial intelligence help to develop and deliver successful SI strategies?
    • What are the negative outcomes or side-effects of well-intended SI?
    • How do negative side-effects of SI unfold in and beyond organizations?


    Theresa Harrer, Hanken School of Economics, Finland

    Shipeng Yan, Hong Kong University, China

    Fabrizio Ferraro, IESE, Spain

    Submission deadline: January 9th, 2024

    Submission details: https://www.egos.org/jart/prj3/egos/main.jart?rel=de&reserve-mode=active&content-id=1662944489704&subtheme_id=1670275632455

    We look forward to receiving your papers!

    Theresia Harrer
    Post Doctorate Research Fellow
    Hanken School of Economics
    Helsinki, Finland