Strategic Ethical and Sustainable Business

A Stream on “Strategic Ethical and Sustainable Business”
as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Business, Law & Economics
6-9 May 2019, Athens, Greece
sponsored by the Athens Journal of Social Sciences

The Business, Economics and Law Division (BLRD) of ATINER is organizing a Stream on “Strategic Ethical and Sustainable Business, 6-9 May 2019, Athens, Greece as part of the 6th Annual International Conference on Business, Law & Economics sponsored by the Athens Journal of Business & Economics.

The aim of this stream is to discuss the cutting edge strategies that are increasingly being used to create ethical and sustainable business. Strategic organizational concepts and practices like triple bottom-line (TBL), creating shared value, sustainable value creation, corporate citizenship, sustainability development goals, sustainability reporting, sustainability work systems, etc. presently are the buzzwords across corporate corridors. So also sustainable HRM, valued-based leadership, positive organizational behaviour, ethical organizational culture, green marketing, fair trade, sustainability champions, sustainable consumption, corporate volunteering, TBL accounting, sustainable supply-chains, and so on. In Porter and Kramer’s (2011, p. 66) words, these “policies and operating practices that enhance the competitiveness of a company while simultaneously advancing the economic and social conditions in the communities in which it operates”—or, strategic ethical and sustainable business leading to true sustainability. With this backdrop, we invite scholarly qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method submissions in the any of the above mentioned areas. You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.

Fee structure information is available on

Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A pragmatic symposium (as organized in Ancient Athens but fine tuned to synchronous ethics), a special one-day educational island tour, a Mycanae and island of Poros visit, an Athens educational walking tour, an one-day visit to Delphi and an ancient Corinth and Cape Sounion visit. Details of the social program are available here.

Please submit a 300-word abstract before 25 March 2019, by email, to, Dr. Siddharth Mohapatra, Academic Member, ATINER & Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Please use the abstract submitting formDecisions will be reached within four weeks of your submission.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. organize a stream, chair a session, review papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email  to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (

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