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The Fourth Conference on CSR, the Economy and Financial Markets

Sponsored by the Global Finance Journal
Organized by Global Finance Journal,
Development Bank of Japan &
Japan Economic Research Institute

November 11 - 12, 2021, Online (JST=UTC+9)

Following the success of the first three conferences on “CSR, the Economy and Financial Markets” in Tokyo (2017), Chicago (2018) and Düsseldorf (2019), the Fourth Conference returns to Tokyo (online) and to the Development Bank of Japan. It was originally scheduled in November 2020, but due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was postponed to 2021. The conference aims to foster research and dialogue with regard the economic effects of corporate social responsibility. At the author's discretion, accepted papers will qualify for a fast-track review for possible publication in a special issue of the Global Finance Journal with the journal's submission fee waived. Professor Lukas Roth will serve as the Guest-Editor of this special issue.

Important Notice

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide and travel restrictions, the conference has been decided to be held in an ONLINE-ONLY format (on the Zoom platform). According to the main organizer’s location, the time zone is Japan Standard Time (UTC+9). We apologize for any inconvenience.

What's New

Nov. 5, 2021 Formal Program uploaded[PDF:541K] NEW
Oct. 28, 2021 Session Rules & Access Instructions uploaded[PDF: 67K]
Oct. 14, 2021 Program posted
Sep. 30, 2021 Registration form open

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Registration Form

All attendees are required to register for the conference by completing the registration form. Registration fees for the 2021 Conference have been waived.

Registration Form in English

Once finishing the registration, please confirm your receipt of automatic e-mail titled “Registration confirmation”. This means you have completed the registration successfully. Otherwise, you might fail to receive important information including the Zoom details.



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Program Information


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Session Rules & Access Instructions

Session Rules & Access Instructions[PDF: 67K]

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Program Committee

  • Giorgio Bertinetti, Ca’Foscari University
  • Audra Boone, Texas Christian University
  • Pierre Chollet, Montpellier University
  • Otgontssetseg Erhemjamts, Bentley University
  • Iraj Fooladi, Dalhousie University
  • Sadok El Ghoul, Univerity of Albetra
  • Stuart Gillan, University of Georgia
  • Martin Glaum, WHU, Otto Beisheim School of Management
  • Omrane Guedhami, University of South Carolina
  • Souad Lajili-Jarjir, Universite Paris Est Creteil
  • Vikas Mehrotra, University of Alberta
  • Lukas Roth, University of Alberta
  • Antonio Salvi, University of Turin
  • Henri Servaes, London Business School
  • Yoko Shirasu, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo
  • Takafumi Sasaki, Chuo University, Tokyo
  • Burcin Yurtoglu, WHU, Otto Beisheim School of Management

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Contact Information

For additional information, please feel free to contact us via E-mail and title your email “Inquiry: CSR Conference.”

  • For inquiries regarding ACADEMIC matters (e.g. program, GFJ Special Issue publication): csr@depaul.edu
  • For inquiries regarding NON-ACADEMIC matters (e.g. registration, online details, conference logistics): gfj-csr@dbj.jp