Siddharth Vedula, Babson College, USA
Dimo Dimov, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Panikos Georgallis, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Climate change is the major environmental challenge facing humankind. There is widespread consensus among scientists that humans are causing climate change, with catastrophic negative consequences. Among academics, practitioners and policy makers alike, there is increasing recognition that businesses can, should, and have the power, to play a critical part in addressing this grand societal challenge. And yet, large corporations have traditionally been either complicit in their inaction or slow to move. Often, the lack of definitive climate leadership by incumbent organizations has paved the way for "sustainable" or "environmental" entrepreneurs to adopt a more prominent role in climate action.
This sub-theme proposes to bring together scholars drawing on various approaches to understand entrepreneurial activity that contributes to the mitigation of, or adaptation to, climate change. The goal is to advance scholarly dialogue and instigate building better and more unified theory.
Questions and themes addressed in this sub-theme include but are not limited to:
Submission deadline for short papers: Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 23:59 CET
Link to full version of call: https://www.egosnet.org/jart/prj3/egos/main.jart?rel=de&reserve-mode=reserve&content-id=1566433211083&subtheme_id=1542700475086