Course Catalog

IEPG8598

Business,Sustainablity&Society

This course provides a foundation in the core concepts and strategic management tools in the dynamic field of global business sustainability. The central aim of the course is to prepare students to design and lead sustainability innovations in or in partnership with global business organizations. Students will work in teams to produce a sustainability strategy for a global corporation.


The course covers six key topics:


• Global sustainability challenges and the role of business in responding to them;


• New social expectations of business and the promise and limitations of corporate social responsibility;


• Sustainability as global business strategy and opportunity;


• Business opportunity and challenges in promoting development in poor markets;


• Managing sustainability, including performance metrics, partnerships, and financing


• Public policy innovations that support business sustainability.

Subject:
Intl Environmental Policy
Department:
Intl Environmental Policy
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
IPOL8598 *

Sections

Fall 2014 - MIIS

IEPG8598A-F14 Lecture (Zarsky)

Fall 2013 - MIIS

IEPG8598A-F13 Lecture (Zarsky)