BEN-AFRICA CONFERENCE, 9-10 November 2017, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Deadline: 4 August 2017.
We are happy to anounce the first call for papers for the BEN-Africa conference, which will take place in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
BEN-Africa invites business practitioners, stakeholders from the private sector, the public sector, non-profit organisations and academia to participate in the 16th Annual BEN-Africa Conference. Scholars and other experts from around the world are invited to submit industry and academic papers and posters that address the theme of Ethics & Energy!
The conference is a platform to discuss and to respond to the opportunities and challenges related to promoting ethics, governance and sustainability in African contexts.
Call for papers:
The theme of the conference is Ethics & Energy.
Within the framework of this broad theme, a number of subthemes have been identified:
- The role of Ethics Functions (or Ethics Officers) of companies in the oil, gas and petroleum industry; and the mining and minerals industry
- The role of Social & Ethics Committees of companies in the oil, gas and petroleum industry; and the mining and minerals industry
- Energy-related trade-offs between sustainability and development.
- Applying King IV in the energy sector.
- Implications of regulatory compliance for the energy sector.
- Exploring the sustainability agenda: challenges and opportunities for developing African contexts.
- Measuring operational effects on the environment and the communities vs a focus on ROI.
- The link between governance, ethics and environmental sustainability in the oil, gas and petroleum industry; and the mining and minerals industry.
- Transparency in the reporting on social and ethics performance.
- The state of integrated reporting in the energ
The conference language is English.
Deadline for abstract submissions: August 4, 2017.
16th ANNUAL BEN-AFRICA CONFERENCE
TIme: 9-10 November 2017
Venue: Stellenbosch, South Africa
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