Strategic Partners


13th July, 2013 to 16th July, 2013
Saint Louis University

Event Details

Sustainability & Business Practices: 

Implications for Our Schools
July 13 – 16, 2013
John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University ( is pleased to host a joint meeting of the IAJBS and CJBE, bringing together Jesuit business schools from across the globe to share, discuss and learn.
The World Forum theme reflects the fact that sustainability is becoming a key part of business planning and operations globally reflecting the increasingly urgent need for businesses, governments, and households to contribute to assuring the quality of life for future generations. This joint meeting will encourage discussion of the scholarship, pedagogy, and practice of sustainability under the following general themes:
  • Sustainability and Business Operations
  • Sustainability and Social Justice
  • Sustainability and Emerging Economies
  • Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
  • Other


This call for papers encourages submissions that cover the above topics, but will consider unique contributions from authors that specifically connect to the World Forum theme in other topical areas. Authors of accepted papers will have the opportunity to submit their articles for review and publication in the Journal of Jesuit Business Education (JJBE), as well as theJournal of Management for Global Sustainability. A brief overview of each Journal can be found at the end of this call for papers. 
Scholarly submissions in the above topics should follow the editorial guidelines belowfor formatting your paper:
  •   Microsoft Word document, 12-point Times New Roman font
  •   Double-spaced
  •   Chicago citation style
  •   Footnotes, not endnotes
  •   Maximum of 8000 words in length including abstract, footnotes and bibliography


Below is the timeline for submissions:
Abstract/Paper Submission— Up to March 15, 2013
Notification of Accepted Abstracts/Papers — Between February 15, 2013 and April 15, 2013
Final Papers Due — June 1, 2013
Early Conference Registration Deadline— June 1, 2013
Conference Dates—July 13 – 16, 2013
For Submissions:  Click here   
For Conference information:  Click here
For Registration:  Click here      

Other inquiries should be addressed to:

Dr. Scott R. Safranski at
The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE).  The journal is dedicated to the distribution of scholarly work and commentary with a focus on the distinctiveness of business education in the Jesuit tradition. Papers must be original work, not previously published and not under review elsewhere. Published manuscripts represent a wide range of interests from all business disciplines with a focus on Jesuit and Catholic identity, ethics and social responsibility, service learning, faith and spirituality, and social justice.
The Journal of Management for Global Sustainability was launched in 2011 as a scholarly outlet for publishing original research on ways public and private sector management practices can advance global sustainability. The JMGS is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to publishing original research and commentary on the field of management for global sustainability. Global sustainability is the broad set of interconnected issues that encompass, but are not limited to, achieving environmental preservation, social justice, poverty eradication, social entrepreneurship, desirable production and consumption patterns, species and resources preservation, and spiritually rich lives at this time in our species’ history on this planet. 


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The mission of the IAJBS is to enhance the ability of business school deans and administrators to lead in the creation and transmission of scholarship and knowledge that will prepare students for the profession and vocation of business leadership in a global economy.

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