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The 5th World Sustainability Forum

5: Sustainabilty in Economics, Business, and Management

ACSR: (Contrasting) Approaches to CSR

List of Accepted Abstracts (4)
Was Milton Friedman Against Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?
Trading Organizational Complexity for Trust? How Management’s Limits Point the Way to Organizing a Sustainable Future
The Sustainable Corporate Responsibility Grid (SCORE Grid):From Corporate Responsibility toward Corporate Sustainability
Scaling up or Crowding Out? An Explorative Analysis of the Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Philanthropy

AS: Assessing Sustainability

List of Accepted Abstracts (4)
Measuring Resource Efficiency in Regions —Concepts and Recommendations for Policy and Business
Industrial Vulnerability Against Climate Change Impacts – An Indicator-Based Analysis for Germany and the Stuttgart Metropolitan Area
Sustainability Assessment of an Urban Food System: the Case of Basel
The Occupational Health and Safety Footprints

CMS: Corporate Management and Sustainability

List of Accepted Abstracts (8)
Enhancing Social Entrepreneurship through Education
Developing a Radical New Model of Sustainability Education in Business School
Criteria for Sustainable Research: A Framework to Conduct Socially Responsible Science
Innovative Governance Solutions for Sustainable Business – Collaborative Experiences from the Field
Employee Engagement as a Critical Factor for Achieving Organizational Sustainability
Empowering the Environmental Manager: Drivers and Obstacles to the Integration of Environmental Aspects into Decision-Making
Sustainable Innovation and Open Innovation Processes in SMEs
Are R&D, Technological Capability and Performance Related? An Empirical Study of the Survival and Sustainability of Virtual Enterprises.

CSRPG: CSR Principles and Guidelines

List of Accepted Abstracts (8)
Developing Guidance for Companies to Master Current Challenges in Sustainability Reporting: Two Case Studies from Banking and Tourism in Switzerland
Why Companies Do Not Renew Their EMAS Registration? An Exploratory Research
Sustainable Development of Forest-based Paper and Pulp Industry in China - A Comparative Analysis of Domestic and International Companies
A CSR measure for Chinese pharmaceutical companies: Based on Stakeholder Theory
Developing Transnational Sustainability Strategies That Work: Locating Solutions Amidst the Challenges
Vitamin A Stability in Nigerian Retailed Flour and Fortification Compliance Level
Public-Private Partnerships and the Incorporation of Sustainability Principles in Africa: A Critical Review
Promoting Sustainability through the Application of the EMAS Regulation: A Survey Examining the Critical Factors for Italian Organizations

EAS: Economic Assessment of Sustainability

List of Accepted Abstracts (4)
Patterns of Multidimensional Sustainability in a Global Perspective
Why is the Propensity to Consume of Urban Households in China Consistently Low: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach
Venture Capital Participation, Post-IPO Performance, and Sustainable Development of Companies Listed in China
The End of Intensive Economic Growth: Models, Signs and Policy Implications

MBISD-CR: Managing Business Impacts on Sustainable Development - Corporate Responsibility and the SDGs

List of Accepted Abstracts (6)
Corporate Accountability and the Transparency of Impact on Development within the Panel Managing Business and Its Influence on Sustainable Development - Corporate Responsibility and the SDGs
Comparative Testing for Corporate Impact Assessment Tools: Results from Case Studies in the Global Value Project
Systems of Governance in a Developing Country Context: co-Governance, Complementarity and Competitiveness
Grand Challenges in Measuring and Managing Business Impacts on Development
The Means of Implementation for Sustainable Development Goals: Reversing Thinking from Means for Goals to Goals as Means
The Contribution of EU Funded Research to Advancing SDG Themes - Budgets, Gaps, and Future Challenges

RPE: The Role of Private Enterprise

List of Accepted Abstracts (4)
Engagement of the Private Sector in Ecological Restoration: Lessons Learned from China
Interpreting Why Some Business Leaders Are Emerging as Advocates for Stronger Public Policy on Sustainable Development: Business and the SDGs
Corporate Social Responsibility for Rural Development
How Businesses Face Global Warming: The Case of the Upper Rhine Region

SM: Sustainable Manufacturing

List of Accepted Abstracts (3)
Quantification of the WaterFood–Energy Nexus as a Guiding Instrument for Enhanced Energy Production and Sustainability. 
Sustainable Machining of AISI 1045 Steel Using the Response Surface Methodology in Order to Achieve Minimum Energy Consumption and Maximize Surface Quality
Big Data in Sustainable Energy

SMF: Sourcing and Material Flows

List of Accepted Abstracts (5)
Effects of Urban Growth on Sustainability
An Assessment of the Sustainability of the Material Flows of Birmingham, UK and its Hinterlands
Benchmarking Component Procurement Collaboration for Supply Chain Sustainability in the High Technology Industries
Raising Awareness of Liveability Issues in Post-Graduate Sustainability Studies
Sustainable Vendor Management in Procurement Wing of Supply Chain

TI: Technological Innovation

List of Accepted Abstracts (3)
Future Logistics System Based on Using Mobile Robots
Cartographic Standard Accuracy Analysis of Digital Models from UAV Images
Sustainable Innovations: Drivers and Markets

Submissions not assigned to panels

List of Accepted Abstracts (1)
Development of Environmental and Economic Sustainability Metrics for Metal Production Industry – Experiences from University-Industry Cooperation