9:00-9:30 (CET), 10:00-10:30 (Israel Time Zone) - Opening Plenary


Welcome - Prof. Guy Miron,  The Open University of Israel Vice President for Academic Affairs

Opening Plenary - Dr. Orr Karassin, The Open University of Israel CRRC 2021 Chair

Presentation of CRRC 2021 Best Paper Awards - Prof. Figge Frank and Prof. Ralf Barkemeyer, the CRRC 2021 Scientific Committee and Prize Committee

Circular Economy and Business Motivations

Tel-Aviv Room


Chair - Frank Figge

Tiina Onkila, Katariina Koistinen, Satu Teerikangas, Marileena Mäkelä, Milla Sarja and Mira Valkjärvi, Change agency for circular economy as leadership practice - motivations, practices and social networks

Riikka Tapaninaho and Anna Heikkinen, A stakeholder relationship perspective to circular economy business - advancing sustainable value creation

Milla Sarja, Marileena Mäkelä, Tiina Onkila, Katariina Koistinen, Satu Teerikangas and Mira Valkjärvi, Collaboration –the prerequisite for the transition towards Circular economy

Annika Blomberg, Anna Heikkinen and Johanna Kujala, Problematising stakeholder engagement - insights from a circular economy case

Collaboration and Cooperation for Sustainability

Haifa Room


Chair - Lilach Litor
Tulin Dzhengiz, Andra Riandita, Anders Broström and Samuli Patala, Sustainability partnerships in the textile industry


11:00-11:15 (CET), 12:00-12:15 (Israel Time Zone)


Wonder coffee break

*"Wonder" is a virtual space where the conference participants will be able to meet and talk informally. The link to the "Wonder" platform was sent to all registered participants by email. 

Circular Economy the Way Ahead

Jerusalem Room


Chair - Andrea Thorpe

Melissa Gutberlet, Frank Figge, Andrea Stevenson Thorpe and Lutz Preuss, What is the buzz about circular economy? A bibliometric analysis 

Francisco M. Somohano Rodríguez, Víctor Amor-Esteban, José-Valeriano Frías-Aceituno and Isabel-María García-Sánchez, Which sector leads the circular economy? Cebix, a multivariant index based on bussiness actions

Mira Valkjärvi, Katariina Koistinen, Satu Teerikangas, Marileena Mäkelä, Tiina Onkila and Milla Sarja, Going the extra mile - circular economy motivations in pioneering Finnish companies

Sandra Eckert, Corporate regulatory power in the EU's transition towards a circular economy

Customers and other Key Corporate Stakeholders and Sustainability

Nazareth Room

Chair - Ralf Barkemeyer

Sandra Castro-González, Belén Bande and Pilar Fernández-Ferrín, Multiplicative effect of CSR on consumer loyalty thorough consumer satisfaction

Lotta Matikainen, Enhancing sustainability in the mining industry – stakeholder engagement between a mining company and local cities

Ines Kaivonen, Nina Mesiranta, Elina Närvänen and Teea Perkiömäki, Start-ups as change-agents in circular fashion - examining customer value propositions 


12:45-14:00 (CET), 13:45-15:00 (Israel Time Zone) 

Wonder coffee break

*"Wonder" is a virtual space where the conference participants will be able to meet and talk informally. The link to the "Wonder" platform was sent to all registered participants by email.

Global Supply Chains and CSR

Jerusalem Room


Chair - Lutz Preuss

Kali Charan Sabat and Som Sekhar Bhattacharyya,  Impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on public services supply chain

Ralf Barkemeyer, Lutz Preuss, Shilpi Banerjee and Bimal Arora, Global supply chain responsibility -a sensemaking perspective

William Young, Gulbanu Kaptan, Anne Tallontire and Phani Kumar Chintakayala, Being prepared and responsible - adapting the retailer-consumer relationship to climate change on food systems

Innovation for Sustainability

Tel-Aviv Room

Chair - Neva Bojovic
Julien Hanoteau, Alfredo Jimenez and Ralf Barkemeyer, Does e-procurement reduce firm corruption to secure public contracts?
Lana Rodrigues da Costa Farias, Randal Martins Pompeu, Marcus Mauricius Holanda and Andrelina Pimentel de Sena, The university social responsabiltiy with innovation in times of pandemic
Neva Bojovic, Hugo Guyader, Frédéric Ponsignon and Fanny Salignac, Framing contests in circular innovation ecosystems - the case of valorizing human waste

(Ir) Responsible Organizational Behaviors and Process