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JFBS 13th Annual Conference 2024 

"Expanding Ethical Dimensions: Exploring the Multifaceted Influences in a Global Business and Society"

■Date: September 2nd - 3rd, 2024  
■Venue: Hiyoshi Campus, Keio University, Japan →Access

■Theme:Expanding Ethical Dimensions: Exploring the Multifaceted Influences in a Global Business and Society

The 2024 Japan Forum of Business and Society (JFBS) Annual Conference will be held at Keio University in Japan. This conference aims to delve into the multifaceted dimensions of ethics in business and society, as their influences transcend traditional boundaries. It recognizes and embraces the diverse and fragmented nature of the contemporary global business environment while appreciating the complexity and interconnectedness of the global society. The conference seeks to foster a dialogue that integrates diverse cultural values, while challenging the notion of a singular, universally applicable set of values. Researchers, scholars, and practitioners are invited to contribute their insights on the ethical implications of the evolving business landscape and the globally interconnected societies.

Scope and Objectives:
1.Shedding a Light on Diverse Cultural Values and Perspectives
-Explore how a fusion of diverse cultural, philosophical, and scientific perspectives influences the concept of business, fosters innovation, and creates transformative changes in business and society.
-Analyze the ethical dimensions of emerging global trends in shaping the future of business. These treads include: Environmental Responsibility; Digital Transformation; E-commerce & Online Shopping; Remote Work and the Gig Economy; Sharing Economy; Data Privacy & Security; Ethical Consumerism; and Health & Wellness.
-Promote a global dialogue that embraces diverse perspectives and encourages the development of a holistic and inclusive ethical framework in business practices and consumption.
2.Asia as a Cultural Nexus: Historical Contributions and Contemporary Relevance
-Examine Asia's unique historical and contemporary contributions to ethics and their relevance to the world economy.
-Highlight Asian approaches to corporate social responsibility and sustainable practices.
-Explore the cultural, philosophical, and practical aspects of Asian values in the context of business ethics.
3.Beyond East vs. West: Embracing Global Perspectives
-Encourage diverse viewpoints and research contributions from around the world to enrich dialogues concerning ethics, responsibility and sustainability in business and consumption.
-Analyze the interconnectedness of global societies and its ethical implications for business and society.
-Examine the potential of non-Western perspectives to influence and shape global ethics in business and consumption.
-Embrace non-Western perspectives to challenge and broaden traditional frameworks of knowledge.
4.Ethics in the Changing Business Landscape:Technological Advancements and Sustainability
-Assess the ethical implications of technological advancements, including applications of artificial intelligence and quantum physics, on business and society.
-Explore responsible technological innovation and its role in shaping a more ethical and sustainable future.
-Examine the technological impact of evolving business practices on societal values, individual well-being, and ethical decision-making in corporate governance.

General topics on business and society are also welcome!

Call for Proposals (Research/Case Study) 

We invite you to submit your proposals (either in English or Japanese) to


Deadline for Submission
June 15, 2024

<Expected Proposal Structure>
- Title
- Author's Name, Affiliation, and Email Address
- Abstract: Approx.100-120 words.
- Three keywords
- Main Text: Approx. 800 words.
- References

 Please send the proposal to
 Format:Microsoft Word

Result Notification
Beginning of July, 2024  

Program Committee 

・Kyoko Fukukawa(Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Japan/Annual Conference Chairperson )
・Masahiro Okada (Professor, Keio University, Japan)

Doctoral Consortium

■Date:September 2nd - 3rd, 2024
■Venue:Hiyoshi Campus, Keio University, Japan
■Theme:Any themes related to Business and Society are welcome
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