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Call for papers panel: Responsible value chains and production networks: challenges and perspectives

One of the key global challenges of the twenty-first century is to understand how firms, from OECD and emerging economies, might better engage with questions of responsibility and social justice, thereby becoming more accountable. Heightened awareness of consumers, campaigns and direct action by NGOs and other civil society groups, and recent orientations in national and supranational policies are now pressuring firms to take responsibility for the environmental and social impact of all activities linked with their products, not just those undertaken in house. The increasing fragmentation of production and deepening of outsourcing and offshoring, poses significant challenges in terms of ensuring sustainable production and consumption systems.

Call for papers panel: Responsible value chains and production networks: challenges and perspectives