The 7th International Conference on Social Responsibility

Value(s) and Corporate Responsibility in the 21st Century

Friday to Saturday
  • Starts:09:00, 12 October 2018
  • Ends:16:00, 13 October 2018
  • Location:BI Norwegian Business School, Campus Oslo
  • Price:Early Bird 250 Euro until 15. July. Regular fee: 325 Euro
  • Contact:Ellen Heggelund (ellen.heggelund@bi.no)

The International Conference on Social Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainable Business (ICSR) is a series of conferences aiming at creating networking opportunity for both researchers and practitioners to discuss recent insights on socially responsible practices in the non- and for-profit sector. The topic for the ICSR conference 2018 is Value(s) and Corporate Responsibility in the 21st Century.

For further information about the conference and call for papers, please see here

See extended timetable with authors and title of papers here


  • Time
  • Title
  • Friday 12th of October

  • Registration

  • Opening ceremony

    • Inge Jan Henjesand, President, BI Norwegian Business School
    • Caroline D Ditlev-Simonsen, PhD, Professor, BI Center for Corporate Responsibility
    • Dr Georgiana Grigore, Henley Business School, Chair of ICSR
    • Dr Alin Stancu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Chair of ICSR
  • Keynote: Sustainability and the future of business

    Idar Kreutzer, CEO of Finance Norway

  • Parallel sessions

  • Keynote: Sustainability as part of business

    Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Telenor Group

  • Lunch

  • Parallel sessions

  • Keynote: The Wary Art of Building Reputation through Corporate Social Responsibility

    Peggy Simcic Brønn, Professor, BI Norwegian Business School

  • Coffee break

  • Roundtable: New Corporate Responsibilities in the Digital Economy

    Chaired by Dr Georgiana Grigore and Dr Mike Molesworth

  • Parallel sessions

  • Galla Dinner

  • Saturday 13th of October

  • Parallel sessions

  • Keynote: The Rhetorical Act of Corporate Social Responsibility: Constitutive, Dialogic, and Contextual

    Øyvind Ihlen, Professor, University of Oslo

  • Coffee break

  • Parallel sessions

  • Lunch

  • Keynote: Perspectives shaping CSR: Emerging insights from Africa

    Dr. Emmanuel Chao

  • Coffee break

  • Parallel sessions

  • Closing ceremony and Sightseeing tour