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Open KeyNote Lectures at the 5th CSR Communication Conference

Strategies, drawbacks and appropriate CSR communication. Engagement, stakeholders, big tech and emotions. Social responsibility, hypocrisy and stupidity. At the 5th international CSR conference at Stockholm School of Economics in September we host academic stars and experts on CSR Communication. Because sharing is the way to go, SSE students and Misum friends are welcome to join our keynote lectures for free.

Welcome to Misum and Stockholm School of Economics: Between September 18 and 20 we are hosting the 5th International CSR communication conference with  CSR research stars. We want to share their insights with you.

Come to learn – and ask your questions about practical challenges for CSR and CSR communication.

Register via e-mail to johanna.klatt@hhs.se and let us know the lectures you are interested in joining and we will keep a chair for you. All lectures will be held in the aula (auditorium) at Stockholm School of Economics, Sveavägen 65.

Wednesday Sept 18

18-18.40 Opening key note: “Communicating Commodied Compassion: Brand Aid in the Woke Age” by Professor Lisa Ann Richey, Copenhagen Business School

Please note that this keynot takes place at The Royal Academy of Art, Fredsgatan 12, Stockholm.

Thursday Sept 19

9.15-11: To Communicate CSR or Not - That is the Question key note by Professor Jean-Pascal Gond, CASS City University London 

  • Greenwashing or greenhushing? A cross-industry comparison of how CSR can be talked into non-existence by Professor Dennis Schoeneborn, Copenhagen Business School
  • Talking or Being: Dilemmas between explicit and implicit CSR communication by Professor Laura Spence, Royal Holloway 
  • Followed by panel debate with Professor Jean-Pascal Gond, Professor Dennis Schoeneborn (Copenhagen Business School) Professor Laura J. Spence (Royal Holloway University London). Moderated by Professor Mette Morsing (Stockholm School of Economics).

16.30-17.30: Functional stupidity: on talking responsibility in organizations key note by Professor Mats Alvesson, Lund University

Friday Sept 20

9-11: From Big Tech to Big Emotions: The Shaping and Forming of Communication in the digital Age

  • The digital prism: transparency and managed visibilities by Professor Mikkel Flyverbom, Copenhagen Business School
  • Digitalizing emotions: opportunities and pitfalls of being human on the internet by Associate Professor Itziar Castello, University of Surrey Business School. Comment by: Senior Lecturer Michael Etter, King's College London
  • Followed by panel debate with Professor Mikkel Flyverbom, Associate Professor Itziar CastelloSenior Lecturer Michael Etter. Moderated by Christian Fieseler (Norwegian Business School BI) 

Rethinking Hypocrisy in an Era of Social Responsibility by Professor Nils Brunsson, Uppsala University

16.15-17.15: Sustainability and CSR in the Business School Ranking Game:

  • Trends on sustainability and CSR in business school rankingsby Senior Lecturer Ellen Quigley, Cambridge University
  • How do business schools work with rankings and the role of sustainability in that regard? by Rankings Officer Anne von Bergen, Stockholm School of Economics
  • Rethinking the criteria for Financial Times' ranking of business schools’ (Tite tbc) by Andrew Jack, Financial Times
  • Followed by panel debate with Ellen Quigley and Anne von Bergen - moderated by Mette Morsing (in her capacity as senior advisor to UN/PRME, Principles of Responsible Management)

Join the whole conference

You can also join us for the whole conference and dive in deep when scholars are presenting results from more than 50 projects, i.a. CSR reporting, CSR and NGOs, CSR and internal processes, CSR and digitalization and a variety of other approaches, examples and analysis. You find all details for the 2,5 day program here.

We have a special rate for business and other stakeholders, the same as the early bird daily fee for the whole conference – including gala dinner (and other lunch, fika, and mingling sessions). If you need further information for payment (bank transfer), please contact info@csr-com.org

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