Submission deadline: 1 February 2017

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The ARCS Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award recognizes a scholar in the area of corporate sustainability who is likely to make significant contributions to the advancement of corporate sustainability scholarship. The award will be granted in recognition of a scholar’s existing body of research and in anticipation of future work, given the scholar’s research trajectory. The selection committee will look for candidates with rigorous and salient contributions that cross disciplinary and national boundaries. The award winner must hold a doctorate degree and must not have been granted tenure. Nominations should be submitted online to 

Anyone is welcome to nominate suitable candidates. Self-nominations are also acceptable. Nominations for the award should be accompanied by a motivation letter explaining why and how the nominee meets the award criteria. In addition, nominations should include a recent curriculum vitae of the nominee. Nominations are due by February 1st 2017. The awardee will be informed by March 1st. The award will have one recipient, who will receive a $1000.00 cashprize.
The award winner will be recognized at the annual ARCS Conference, to be held June 14-16, 2017 at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, the Netherlands. At the conference, the winner will be asked to do a 10 minute presentation (TED-style) to share their research agenda and to articulate a “big idea” for advancing scholarship in the domain of corporate sustainability.

About ARCS (Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability)

ARCS is a consortium of universities and individuals that serves as a professional society of scholars studying the interface between business and sustainability. ARCS provides data, tools, and networking opportunities to researchers who are developing a greater understanding of the opportunities and limits of policies and strategies to foster sustainable business.
Faculty members, doctoral students, and researchers from any university or academically oriented institutes and think- tanks are welcome to become ARCS individual members. ARCS institutional members include UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, Bocconi, Colorado-Boulder, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Erasmus, Georgia Tech, Harvard, HEC, Indiana, INSEAD, Michigan, MIT, Nanyang Tech, Northwestern, Pennsylvania, Stockholm, Virginia, Western Ontario and Yale. For more information, including individual and institutional membership details, click here. Individual membership benefits include: access to member services and networking opportunities, as well as the chance to shape the direction of ARCS through working committees and other leadership opportunities .

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