Category archive: Newsletter 3/2015

Call for Participation – OECD and GOLDEN Exploring Ways to Cooperate

In an internal workshop at the OECD headquarters in Paris at the end of September the potential for cooperative actions between OECD and GOLDEN was discussed. Ultimately three areas were identified where GOLDEN expertise could be particularly useful: 1. Building Resiliency Through Greater Adaptability To Long-Term Challenges This project aims to explore how communities can…

GOLDEN Cooperating with UNEP

UNEP has invited GOLDEN to develop a position paper aimed at positioning its Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Network (RECP net) within the new 2030 Development Agenda recently launched by the UN. An introductory presentation of the pillars of the 2030 development Agenda was given by GOLDEN at the yearly RECPnet meeting in Davos. That…

Call for Papers: GOLDEN Related Track at EGOS 2016

We are happy to announce that our proposal for a subtheme entitled “Innovating towards Sustainable Organizations: The Role of Power and Stakeholder Expectations” has been accepted for EGOS 2016 in Naples, July 7 to 9th, 2016. We invite short paper submissions as soon as the submission system will be open (for more information see

Call for Papers: 8th ARCS Annual Conference

The 8th Annual Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) Research Conference will be held May 18-20, 2016 at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder. Deadline for paper submissions is January 8th, 2016 – see the call for papers here.

Major Grant Proposal at WU Vienna

A proposal for a major grant, provided by the Austrian Science foundation FWF (8 million Euro) was submitted, by Günter Stahl (WU Vienna) as the principal investigator. The proposed research program would bring together an interdisciplinary network of scholars to investigate what drives and hinders the transition to more sustainable and responsible patterns of managerial…

GOLDEN cooperating with the World Bank Initiative Connect4Climate

Launched by the World Bank Connect4Climate (C4C) is a global community that takes on climate change by promoting solutions and empowering people to act. The Connect4Climate  community connects more than 200 partners around the world including civil society groups, media networks, international organizations, academic institutions, youth groups, and the private sector.

Review GOLDEN at the Milan Expo

Earlier this year, on the 1st and 2nd of September, Bocconi and GOLDEN collaborated with the Sustainability School of The Interdisciplinary Center, Hertzliya (Israel), on an event that took place at Milano’s EXPO15. The two-day event included presentations from both schools’ faculty on matters that concern sustainability such as climate change, energy needs, and equitable…