Call for Papers: Ethical Finance & Governance

A December 16, 2011 on Ethical Finance & Governance is planned for Paris, chaired by H. Jemel (Amiens School of Management & LEM UMR 8179, Fr), JM. Sahut (HEG Geneva, Ch & CEREGE EA 1722-Univ. Poitiers, Fr) & F. Teulon (IPAG LAB, Fr). Guest speaker at the conference will be Z. Sardar, a Visiting Professor at City University London and the editor of the forecasting and planning journal, Futures. He is also a member of the UK Commission on Equality and Human Rights. His journalism appears most often in The Guardian and The Observer. He has written or edited 45 books over a period of 30 years, like “Islamic Futures.”

The Paris workshop aims to consider the development of financial activities in an ethical perspective and problematic of corporate governance. The conference will focus on opportunities within sustainable and ethical finance arenas considering, in particular, Islamic finance as a sub-sector of ethical finance. Topics for this conference include, but are not limited to: Ethic and Finance, Islamic Finance, Investment for Social Responsibility, Sustainable Banking, Microfinance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Mechanism of Corporate Governance, Fraud and Finance, etc.

A proper financial system and governance framework are of fundamental importance in strengthening the performance of economies, in particular those in development and transition.

November 2, 2011 is the deadline for paper submission. November 14, 2011: Acceptance or Rejection decision on papers. December 16, 2011: Workshop at IPAG, 184 boulevard Saint-Germain 75006 Paris.

Authors are invited to submit papers in French or English (word or pdf files) by e-mail to: (CC: and Oral presentations will be in English.

A selection of the best articles will be published in special issues of international journals: “Futures” (CNRS/AERES Ranking), “Banks, Markets and Investors” (CNRS/AERES Ranking), “Frontiers in Finance & Economics” (AERES Ranking), “Journal of Financial Management and Analysis” (AERES Ranking), and “Finance & Biens Communs.”


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