Environmental Social & Governance for Sustainability Colloquium

The Victoria University Business School and Institute for Sustainable Industries & Liveable Cities, with the support of AFAANZ, is hosting the research colloquium: 'Environmental Social and Governance for Sustainability' on Wednesday 23 October 2019.


Publication opportunity

The following journals will publish the selected papers from the ESG Colloquium:

Deadlines & enquiries

  • Deadline for paper submissions: 31 July 2019
  • Paper acceptances announced: 31 August 2019

Event organised by Dr Chitra De Silva


The Conference will have four main themes.

  • ESG reporting and assurance
  • ESG disclosure and Investor expectations
  • ESG measures and UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • ESG involvement of different sectors including not for profit and public sector.

Author guidelines

  • Extended abstract with not more than 400 words
  • Choose the most suitable theme
  • Name and affiliation of the author(s) with contact details
  • Corresponding author with contact details: email and phone
  • Acknowledgements
  • Keywords: 5-6 keywords

Please email submissions to: esg.vubs@vu.edu.au


Keynote speakers

Speakers at the event include:

  • Dr Gillian Sparkes Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Victoria (biography to come)
  • Nick Harford Director of Equilibrium, a sustainability consulting and Management Company
  • Professor Brendan O’Connell PhD (Monash), FCPA, CA, CMA: Professor Brendan O’Connell is Professor of Accounting at RMIT and also the President of the Institute of Certified Management Accountant
  • Wibishana Rockwood CA, Director, Deloitte Risk Advisory Pty Ltd


Costs are subsidised by the AFAANZ, which reduces the price to $75 per attendee.

Registrations will be open between 1 August and 30 September 2019.



October 23rd, 2019 9:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
300 Flinders Street,
Melbourne, VIC 3000

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