3-5 March 2017 The third annual Early-Career Sustainable Operations Workshop will be hosted by the Darden School of Business (University of Virginia), 3-5 March 2017, in partnership with the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. You can review schedule information, hotel accommodations and directions to Charlottesville below. REGISTER NOW Schedule Friday, 3 March 6:30 p.m. Welcome Dinner (Abbott Center, Darden School of Business) Speaker: Andrew Morlet, CEO Ellen MacArthur Foundation Saturday, 4 March 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session 1: Sustainable Operations and Corporate Social Responsibility The Structure of Grocery Retail Markets and Food Waste – Elena Belavina Sustainable Operations vs. Corporate Social Responsibility: A Cross-Country Analysis of Value Chain Transparency – Ryan Buell and Basak Kalkanci 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session 2: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency How Does Precision Affect the Adoption of Energy Efficiency Practices? Evidence From the Field and Laboratory Data – Saurabh Bansal and Suresh Muthulingam Investments in Renewable and Conventional Energy: The Role of Operational Flexibility – Safak Yucel, Gurhan Kok, Kevin Shang 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch (Abbott Center, Darden School of Business) Interactive Session With Andrew Morlet, CEO and Ken Webster, Head of Innovation, Ellen MacArthur Foundation 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m Session 3: Socially Responsible Agriculture Altruistic Rationality: The Value of Strategic Farmers, Social Entrepreneures, and For-Profit Firms in Crop Planting Decisions – Ming Hu, Yan Liu, and Wenbin Wang Agricultural Support Prices in Developing Economies: Operational Analysis and its Use in Policy Making – Harish Guda, Tharanga Rajapakshe, Milind Dawande, and Ganesh Janakiraman 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Session 4: Sustainable Products and Environmental Certifications Environmental Certification and Performance in Services: LEED Adoption in the Hospitality Industry – Matthew Walsman, Suresh Muthulingam, and Rohit Verma Designing Sustainable Products Under Co-Production Technology – Yen-Ting Lin, Haoying Sun, and Shouqiang Wang 6:30 p.m. Dinner at Maya Restaurant (downtown Charlottesville) bus to depart from steps of Saunders Hall Sunday, 5 March 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (will be served outside Classroom 190) 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session 5A (Classroom 180): Social Responsibility Dynamic Staffing of Volunteer Gleaning Operations – Erkut Sonmez, Baris Ata, and Deishin Lee Towards Improving Factory Working Conditions in Developing Countries: An Empirical Analysis of Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment Factories – Xiaojin Liu, Susan Goldstein, Anant Mishra, and K.K. Sinha Session 5B (Classroom 190): Closed-Loop Chains Incentivizing Recycling Infrastructure Improvement Under Extended Producer Responsibility Legislation – Luyi Gui Information Disclosure and Regret Returns in Social Enterprise – Gonzalo Romero and Andre Calmon 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session 6A (Classroom 180): Energy An Analysis of Demand Response Programs in the Wholesale Electricity Market – A. Serasu Duran, Baris Ata, and Ozge Iselgen Mind the Gap: Coordinating Energy Efficiency and Demand Response – Eric Webb, Owen Wu, and Kyle Cattani Selling Off-Grid Light to Liquidity Constrained Consumers – Bhavani Shanker Uppari, Ioana Popescu, and Serguei Netessine Session 6B (Classroom 190): Environmental Management Are Hazardous Substance Rankings Effective? An Empirical Investigation of Changing Assessments of the Relative Hazards of Chemicals and Voluntary Emissions Reductions – Wayne Fu, Basak Kalkanci, and Ravi Subramanian Explaining Heterogeneity in Environmental Management Practice Adoption: A Multilevel Approach – Rick Hardcopf, Rachna Shah, and Ujjal Mukherjee When Do Appointments of Corporate Sustainability Executives Affect Shareholder Value? – Priyank Arora, Manpreet Hora, Vinod Singhal, and Ravi Subramanian 12:00 p.m. Closing remarks and lunch (to-go) A printable version of this schedule is available via PDF. Hotel Accommodations Reservations should be made via phone under the block “Early-Sustainable Operations Workshop”. Inn at Darden +1-434-243-5000 100 Darden Blvd. Charlottesville, Virginia 22906 Visiting Charlottesville Interested in what Charlottesville has to offer? Be sure to explore the area, see the sights and get the most out of your visit. Directions & Travel Get travel information, as well as maps and directions to Darden.