Future proofing sustainable Global Value Chains in the post-pandemic era (organised by the Academy of International Business)

Future proofing sustainable Global Value Chains in the post-pandemic era (organised by the Academy of International Business)

Date: Thursday, 21 October 2021
Time: 15:30-16:30 

Impetus of the pandemic on trends of changing landscape and issues of sustainability, resilience and changes in the landscape of GVCs, regional value chains, coordinated National Value Chains and good IB research and perspectives on this? What is the role of GVCs for sustainable recovery, where does it leave developing countries now that banked on participation in GVCs; what possible answers can our international business research give here for policymakers and practitioners? What are the conditions that facilitate or impede the global diffusion of sustainable practices by multinational corporations?

Panellists: 

  • Prof. Ari Van Assche, Full Professor, HEC Montréal
  • Prof. Farok J. Contractor, Distinguished Professor, Management and Global Business Department at Rutgers Business School, and President of the Academy for International Business
  • Mr. Luke Fiske, Doctoral Student, Queen’s University
  • Prof. Lilac Nachum, Professor, Baruch College
  • Mr. Sebastien Miroudot, Senior Trade Policy Analyst,  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Mr. Scott Paul, Director, Natural Resource Sustainability, Taylor Guitars

Event manager: Ms. Amelia U. Santos-Paulino
Contact email: Amelia.Santos-Paulino@unctad.org