Call for papers

4th International Conference “Contributing to sustainable development. CSR Trends IV”

If you are interested in attending the conference, we therefore kindly invite you to submit proposal of paper addressing the following areas:

  • Business contribution to Global Sustainable Development Goals
  • The role of ESG reporting including issue of mandatory reporting
  • Sustainability and materiality of CSR strategies
  • Sustainable business models and shared value creation
  • Human rights and business
  • Sustainable supply chains
  • Good and bad practices from different sectors
  • Methodology of sustainability in business and how to measure is
  • Intersectoral cooperation for sustainability
  • Stakeholder management
  • Sustainability of larger systems and the role of business (e.g. sustainable cities, sustainable country policies)

The official language of the conference will be English

Important deadlines and dates concerning paper submission and publications:

15 July 2018

Deadline for Early birds registration

31 July 2018

Deadline for Early birds fee after author(s) notification
(conditions for Early birds see: link)

15 September 2018

Deadline for regular registration

30 September 2018

Deadline for regular fee after author(s) notification (conditions see: link)

11-12 October 2018

Conference in Lodz, Poland

15 December 2018

Full Paper Submission


Foreseen time of publications

Questions relating to scientific programme of the conference and relating to administrative issues, logistics, deadlines, fees, … should be directed to: Agata Rudnicka,


There are two options planned:

1. Publication in Folia Oeconomica (The Journal of University of Łódź, ISSN) – after successful double blind reviewing process;

(Information for Polish participants: Folia Oeconomica – 14 pkt zgodnie z aktualną listą Ministra Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego w sprawie wykazu czasopism naukowych, stan na 15.03.2017).

2. Rejected papers after improvements and new review process can be published in post conference book/e-book (ISBN) – after successful reviewing process.

There is no possibility to submit a paper without participation.