A unique yearly student CSR article writing competition for students in all programmes across the Council's member schools

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Student CSR Article Competition
Have an impact, have a voice
Students for the common good

The Council runs an annual article writing competition for students of all programmes in the Council's member schools passionate about responsible leadership, CSR, CSV, sustainability, responsible finance, diversity, inclusion and social entrepreneurship. Students are invited to submit an original 1,500 to 2,000-word article in English. Winning articles in each school win a cash prize, certificate and inclusion in the June anniversary  issue of the Council's quarterly magazine Global Voice.

The themes for the 2020 writing competition are:

  • How can accounting save the world?

  • Does greenwashing pay – or not?

  • Sponsorship deals and their limits – to what extent do professional athletes and clubs have a social and ethical responsibility?

  • How can companies contribute to decreasing domestic violence against women?

  • How is social entrepreneurship becoming more sustainable?

  • Sustainability in controversial industries: Can an extractive company ever be sustainable?

  • Epidemic control under the globalized economy: Insights from Coronavirus.

  • Will companies be better stewards if they are owned by their employees?

Visit the Students page on this website for more information on the 2020 competition and register 17th February-22nd March 2020. 

CSR, leadership, social enterprise, management, philanthropy, diversity, gender equity, sustainability, ethics, industrial relations, healthcare, employee wellbeing, Council on Business & Society, ESSEC Business school, FGV-EAESP, Trinity College Dublin Business School, Keio Business School, Warwick Business School, School of Management Fudan University
View the 2019 students’ articles in the high summer issue of Global Voice magazine.

View the student winners and finalists of the 2019 competition on the 2019 Competition page on this website.

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Councl on Business & Sociey

ESSEC Business School, FGV-EAESP, School of Management Fudan University, IE Business School, Keio Business School, Trinity Business School, Warwick Business School

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