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Graduate Certificate in Management for Sustainable Business

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO)

The Management for Sustainable Business certificate program is designed for executives and new working professionals to enhance their careers in management for sustainable business. The certificate will focus on building ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainability Concentration, MBA

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (NE)

The concentration in Sustainability expands the students’ perspective to include an understanding of the environmental and social aspects of business. Students gain the multi-disciplinary knowledge and critical skills needed to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Enterprise Minor

  • George Mason University (VA)

This minor emphasizes sustainable enterprises that are financially properous and seek to benefit the environment and society. The students of this program measure business success based on the triple bottom ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Socially Responsible Business Concentration, MBA

  • Mills College (CA)

Practitioners of socially responsible business specialize in leading change within established, for-profit businesses to ensure that these firms are aligned effectively with society’s needs. Graduates in this concentration are ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainability Concentration, Business (BA)

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The W. P. Carey BA degree program in business with a concentration in sustainability is an innovative, transdisciplinary program intended to prepare students for positions in a variety of professions ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility Concentration, MBA

  • Universite Laval (QC)

This MBA is designed for those who feel that organizations should take greater account of ethical and environmental issues in their activities. It is also appropriate for people who wish ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Business & Environmental Studies (BS)

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)

In this novel program, we combine a traditional business core with 40-plus hours of environmental studies electives ensuring students understand the triple bottom line of people – planet – profits. The business ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Forest Business Management (BS)

  • University of Alberta (AB)

During this four-year degree program, students will have the opportunity to become a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) after graduation, Prepare for a management career in the forest industry,take courses ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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MBA in Natural Resources Energy & Environment

  • University of Alberta (AB)

In the NREE specialization, Alberta MBA students develop an energy-related analytical expertise based on a broad understanding of the resource and energy industries from the exploration and project development phases ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Environmental & Renewable Resource Economics Minor

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

This minor introduces students to how fundamental economic principles can be used to explain and seek solutions for problems related to the degradation of the environment and unsustainable use of ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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Sustainable Environmental Planning & Management Graduate Certificate

  • University of Connecticut (CT)

Offered as an online program and able to be completed in 12-16 months. The program is designed for: i) Professionals in the natural resources and sustainable environmental fields looking to ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
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How Academic Department Chairs View the Influence of Corporate Ethics Scandals on Ethics Education in Arizona Business Schools: A Qualitative Case Study at the Postsecondary Level

  • Grand Canyon University (AZ)

The purpose of this qualitative single case study was to explore how department chairs described the influence of recent corporate ethics scandals on content and availability of ethics education in ...

  • Posted April 11, 2018
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Business versus Sustainability: A qualitative study focused on Swedish business students’ perceptions of business sustainability and its relation to action competence as part of UN’s Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

  • University of Gothenburg

Across the world it is recognized that businesses have to become more sustainable. Different sustainability initiatives have started to emerge in educational settings, but still few educators are able to ...

  • Posted April 11, 2018
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Shaping Students’ Attitudes towards Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility: Education Versus Personal Perspectives

  • University of Perugia

Business ethics and corporate social responsibility education is typically considered one of the main determinants of executive attention to ethical decision making, commitment to stakeholder issues and corporate citizenship awareness ...

  • Posted March 29, 2018
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Personal values and approach of undergraduates towards corporate social responsibility

  • Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul

The purpose of this paper is to broaden the knowledge to identify which factors influence the relationship between business undergraduates and corporate social responsibility (CSR).The results identified that undergraduate ...

  • Posted March 29, 2018
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Pedagogical methods for sustainable development: business educational projects generating direct impact on stakeholders through fundraising and fund management

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Duquesne University (PA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • Universidade Federal Fluminense

Business Schools have faced the challenge of emphasising ethics and sustainability by developing students as professionals able to meet current sustainability needs. To date, there is limited practical guidance in ...

  • Posted March 29, 2018
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Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (GRASFI)

  • Yale University (CT)
  • Maastricht University
  • University of Toronto (ON)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • University of Hamburg
  • Columbia University (NY)
  • Tsinghua University
  • University of Cambridge
  • University College London (London)
  • University of Zurich
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Otago (Otago)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Stockholm School of Economics
  • Central University of Finance and Economics
  • Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • Imperial College London

The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment was founded in 2017 by a network of global research universities in order to promote rigorous and highly impactful academic research ...

  • Posted March 14, 2018
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Empathy as an Antecedent of Social Justice Attitudes and Perceptions

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

At the same time that social justice concerns are on the rise on college campuses, empathy levels among US college students are falling (Konrath et al. 2016). Social injustice resulting ...

  • Posted March 12, 2018
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2017 Guide to Business Schools for Social and Environmental Impact

  • Net Impact (CA)

The information in the 2017 Guide to Business Schools for Social and Environmental Impact (formerly Business as UNusual) was compiled from an online survey completed by almost 2,000 students ...

  • Posted March 9, 2018
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Exposing Students to Environmental Sustainability in Accounting: An Analysis of its Impacts in a U.S. Setting

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • University of Northern Iowa (IA)

In this research study, we examine whether the introduction of two different forms of an environmental sustainability intervention into differing sections of an introductory-level managerial accounting course at a US ...

  • Posted March 5, 2018
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Education for Sustainable Development: Business modelling for flourishing

  • OCAD University (ON)
  • Halmstad University

As companies and other organizations increasingly recognize society’s demand for greater social and environmental sustainability, university and college business schools have responded with new pedagogic approaches. Business schools have ...

  • Posted Feb. 20, 2018
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Does Specific CSR Training for Managers Impact Shareholder Value? Implications for Education in Sustainable Development

  • University of Zaragoza

This study aims to analyze whether specific corporate social responsibility +CSR) training in sustainable development can boost the potential impact of CSR on shareholder value (i.e., corporate reputation, brand ...

  • Posted Feb. 20, 2018
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Designing a sustainability-driven entrepreneurship curriculum as a social learning process: A case study from an international knowledge alliance project

  • University of Vechta
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Masaryk University
  • Vienna University of Economics and Business

Integrating Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in higher education curricula requires innovative ideas and approaches how to combine educational, sustainability and disciplinary knowledge, skills, experiences, and motivations. Curriculum developers are ...

  • Posted Feb. 20, 2018
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Assessing sustainability in higher education curricula: A critical reflection on validity issues

  • University of Victoria (BC)
  • KU Leuven
  • Open University of the Netherlands

While curricular assessments can give insight as to the extent sustainability is integrated into higher education study programs, issues remain regarding how assessments are conducted. Previous research has identified and ...


A Competency Model for Management Education for Sustainability

Management education needs transformation to avoid socio-economic volatility in this globalised world and to deal with the crises of responsibility and sustainability. Despite rising demand and increasing popularity, management education ...


Integrating Sustainability Philosophy into Business Curriculum

  • St. Thomas University (FL)
  • Westcliff University (CA)

This paper examines the status of sustainability integration in business schools and colleges as part of business education and training - curriculum. The authors argue that there is a need for ...


Fostering Sustainability by Management Education

This book presents insights and solutions for more effectively integrating corporate social responsibility into management education. Authors critically review this multifaceted process in a variety of countries. The book is ...


MS in Sustainable Natural Resource Management

  • Unity College (ME)

This online master’s degree in Sustainable Natural Resource Management uses a transdisciplinary process for understanding and managing the natural world. Important factors impacting natural communities include climate change and ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2018
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Designing and Teaching Business & Society Courses From a Threshold Concept Approach

  • The University of New Mexico (NM)

This article examines the redesign of an undergraduate course in Business & Society using a threshold concept approach. Business & Society courses may be troublesome for students because they depart ...

  • Posted Dec. 12, 2017
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Assessment and evaluation of higher education in business management: an analysis of the Brazilian case in the light of social learning theory for sustainability

  • Mackenzie Presbyterian University
  • Centro Universitário da FEI
  • FUCAPE Business School

This article presents an analysis of Brazilian National System of Higher Education Assessment (SINAES) in the light of social learning for sustainability theory. The aim is to contribute to the ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2017
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If a tree falls: business students' reflections on environmentalism

  • The Hague University of Applied Science

Environmental advocacy has a difficult position within environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD). Proponents of pluralistic approaches to education see advocacy as a form of indoctrination. However ...

  • Posted Dec. 11, 2017
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Redefining Success: Integrating Sustainability into Management Education

Redefining Success: Integrating Sustainability into Management Education advocates incorporating sustainability concepts that go beyond the financial ‘bottom line’ into management education and business practice. Highlighting the UN Global Compact (UNGC ...


Sustainable Entrepreneurship into the Universidad EAN (Colombia)

  • Universidad EAN

This proposal arises from the need to study the new entrepreneurship in the modern world and the factors for to obtain the sustainability as an attribute into the educational process ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Depth and Breadth of Sustainable Business MBA Programs

  • University of Redlands (CA)

Even though many business schools realize the importance of sustainability not only from a societal but also from a business standpoint, the question remains whether or not the available programs ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Exposing Students to Environmental Sustainability in Accounting: An Analysis of Its Impacts in a US Setting

  • Illinois State University (IL)
  • University of Northern Iowa (IA)

In this study, we examine whether the introduction of two different forms of an environmental sustainability intervention into differing sections of an introductory-level managerial accounting course at a US university ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2017
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Teaching sustainability in a global MBA: insights from the OneMBA

  • Erasmus University Rotterdam

This paper reports on a module designed to deliver education for sustainability within the framework of the new generation of global executive MBAs. The module described was taught as part ...

  • Posted Oct. 20, 2017
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Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks

  • University of Georgia (GA)
  • York University (ON)

In the field of business and society, several complementary frameworks appear to be in competition for preeminence. Although debatable, the primary contenders appear to include (a) corporate social responsibility, (b ...

  • Posted Oct. 20, 2017
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Preparing Today for a Sustainable Future

  • American Chemical Society (DC)

Business leaders and their academic trainers must embrace the concept of sustainability to prepare future leaders with the understanding and tools necessary to make key decisions based on more than ...

  • Posted Oct. 20, 2017
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Integrating Sustainability Into Management Education: A Dean's Perspective

  • Michigan Technological University (MI)

The integration of sustainability and environmental ethics into management education has improved in the past decade. This is partly a response to external pressure, as societal concerns about sustainability grow ...

  • Posted Sept. 20, 2017
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Developing strategies and leaders to succeed in a new era of sustainability: Findings and insights from the United Nations Global Compact‐Accenture CEO Study

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify leading CEOs’ views on sustainability and how they believe it is impacting the business environment, with a particular focus on the ...

  • Posted Sept. 18, 2017
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Sustainability, Green IT and Education Strategies in the Twenty-first Century

  • Curtin University

This work presents and discusses the latest approaches and strategies for implementing Sustainability and Green IT into higher education and business environments. Following the global financial crisis in 2007/2008 ...

  • Posted Aug. 17, 2017
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Sustainable Business Courseware

  • Sustainable Business Consulting (WA)

AASHE has partnered with Sustainable Business Consulting to provide plug-and-play online sustainable business courseware to help members accelerate the integration of sustainability into their curriculum. The content is consistent with ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2017
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Sustainable Business Certificate

  • Sustainable Business Consulting (WA)

This program has been created to bring students the leading skills and tools for integrating sustainability into any organization - current or future. It is designed to prepare students for practical ...

  • Posted Aug. 2, 2017
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Modeling the Relationship Among Perceived Corporate Citizenship, Firms’ Attractiveness, and Career Success Expectation

Drawing on propositions from the signaling theory and expectancy theory, this study hypothesizes that the perceived corporate citizenship of job seekers positively affects a firm’s attractiveness and career success ...


Study Guide Questions for Paul Hawken's The Ecology of Commerce Revised Edition

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

This interactive workbook is a study tool to accompany Paul Hawken's book “The Ecology of Commerce: Revised Edition: A Declaration of Sustainability” (published in 2010). It transforms reading about ...

  • Posted July 13, 2017
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Metaphors of Nature and Economic Development: Critical Education for Sustainable Business

Neoliberal discourse often conceptualizes nature in relation to its market utility and economic development. This article will address the role of metaphors in shaping neoliberal discourse in business education. The ...

  • Posted June 20, 2017
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Earthday at Universidad de Monterrey

  • Universidad de Monterrey (NL)

Project Green Step 2030: Catawba College Campus Solar Energy Installation

  • Catawba College (NC)

Catawba College completed a solar energy project in 2016 that is projected to produce more solar electricity than all the other North Carolina colleges and universities combined. This was the ...


Does Social Justice Knowledge Matter in Sustainable Business Education?

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

There is a growing social justice movement in the United States in response to perceptions of increasing inequality, as illustrated by recent minimum wage protests and the Occupy Wall Street ...


Content trends in sustainable business education: an analysis of introductory courses in the USA

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Purpose - This study aims to identify the content in introductory business sustainability courses in the USA to determine the most frequently assigned reading material and its sustainability orientation.

Design/methodology ...