We are pleased to invite you to participate in the Third UGBS Conference on Business and Development 2015. The conference will take place at the University of Ghana Business School (Graduate Building) from 5th to 7th August, 2015. The conference is themed, BUSINESS IN THE POST-2015 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA. Business engagement is increasingly touted to be critical for the realization of a transformative post-2015 development agenda. Development Agencies tend to envision business contribution towards the advancement of sustainable development goals, by implementing sustainable corporate strategies that advance inclusive economic growth, social equity and progress, and environmental protection. These strategies can potentially contribute to revenue growth, resource productivity and the mitigation of operational, legal and reputational risks.
Building on this agenda, the third UGBS Conference on Business and Development 2015, seeks to unearth answers concerning the drivers and enablers for effective support of businesses to achieve of sustainable development goals and beyond 2015. The conference will consist of six track sessions on the conference theme, four panel sessions on related themes, and a doctoral consortium.
You are encouraged to submit papers exploring the different perspectives on the conference theme. Please forward this e-mail to your colleagues and potential authors who might be interested in the conference.
Please consult http://ugbs.ug.edu.gh/conference/ for more information. The call for papers can also be downloaded here.
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