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Business sustainability and undergraduate management education: an Australian study

The academic literature arguing that there is an urgent requirement for businesses to become more sustainable is rapidly expanding. There is also a demonstrated need for managers to develop a ...

  • Posted Jan. 27, 2017
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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Global Sustainable Management

  • Anaheim University (CA)

Anaheim University's Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Global Sustainable Management focuses on leadership, social responsibility and sustainable practices. Students complete 4 foundation courses + 8 courses in sustainable management ...

  • Posted Jan. 5, 2017
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Rutgers University Online MPA – Specialization in Nonprofit Management

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

A great education starts with a great curriculum. The public administration degree from Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) gives students a broad understanding of the field and ...

  • Posted Dec. 16, 2016
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Integration of Business Sustainability Education into the Business Curriculum

  • University of Memphis (TN)

Business sustainability in all dimensions of economic, governance, social, ethical, and environmental (EGSEE) performance is gaining acceptance as many global stock exchanges either encourage or require their listed companies to ...


Using Service-Learning to Integrate Sustainability into the Business Curriculum

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

This proposal describes a service-learning project used in a graduate business course to integrate sustainability into the curriculum. Benefits included the ability of students to bring best practices to management ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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How to Move Sustainability into the B-School

  • Wake Forest University (NC)

Business schools can provide students with a high caliber education and prepare them to enter the workforce or create new ventures to address the social, economic, and environmental demands in ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Curriculum Development, Cross-campus Collaboration, and Industry Engagement in Partnership with the B Corporation Community

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

Presenters: - Jessica Thomas, Director, Business Sustainability Collaborative, Poole College of Management, NC State University - Craig Dalen, Senior Fellow, Director of B Corps on Campus, B Lab This session explores: - An ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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An Exploration of Sustainable Business Measurement and Performance Criteria

  • Duke University (NC)

A great deal of current effort is focused on developing and aligning sustainability performance criteria. We will explore together what is happening with GRI, SASB, etc. in institutionalizing clear metrics ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Business Sustainability 2.0: Moving from Enterprise Integration to Market Transformation and the Necessary Changes in the Business System

  • University of Michigan (MI)

Enterprise Integration has been with us since the mid 1990s. It involves integrating sustainability into existing business logics (such as operational efficiency, cost of capital, consumer demand, etc.) and the ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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A Case Example for B-Schools: Energy and Economic Opportunity in Modernizing the Grid

  • Skidmore College (NY)

Changing regulatory environments are creating economic (and business higher ed) opportunity. The current re-envisioning the energy (REV) proceeding in New York before the public service commission represents a regulatory proceeding ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Framework for Implementing Change

  • Green Whys Consulting (TX)

Business schools seeking to integrate sustainability into business education can benefit from the same change management framework leveraged in corporate transformations. 'Change management' is to business education change what LEED ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Colloquium on Sustainability in Business Higher Education Discussion

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

We are agents of change, and realize that sustainability is the future of business and business education. Higher education institutions are in the initial phases of examining this question, with ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Colloquium on Sustainability in Business Higher Education

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Business plays a critical role in confronting the environmental and societal challenges currently facing our world. Business higher education must assist in transforming organizations and creating the needed human capital ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Certificate in Sustainable Business Leadership

  • Saint Louis University (MO)

The professional certificate in Sustainable Business Leadership is a self-paced, fully on-line course featuring insights, videos, and experiences on sustainable leadership gathered from top thought leaders, companies, sustainability professionals, and ...

  • Posted Nov. 11, 2016
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Certificate in Applied Economic Research on Cooperative Enterprises

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

The certificate is credit-based, involving 15 credits of coursework and an approved 6-credit field-based research internship with, or related to, a cooperative enterprise. Students gain experience in doing applied economic ...

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2016
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Certificate in Cooperative Management

  • Presidio Graduate School (CA)

Pinchot University's Certificate in Cooperative Management program offers a deep dive into the world of cooperative management, exploring the unique characteristics, opportunities and challenges of the cooperative sector.

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  • Posted Nov. 10, 2016
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Curricular Cop-Out on Co-ops: Business schools ignore a key form of enterprise

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • Chronicle of Higher Education (DC)

This article highlights the dearth of academic training related to cooperative enterprises at U.S. business schools.


Certificate of Specialization in Energy and Clean Technology Law

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

JD and LLM (traditional track) students are eligible to earn this certificate, which encourages students to develop a broad background in fundamental areas of the law while receiving advanced training ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environment and Business

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

In this program, students gain a background in ecology, environmental economics, and environmental decision-making while developing expertise in finance, project management, accounting, marketing, and law. The program integrates environmental and ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Environment and Business

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The Master of Environment and Business (MEB) is a program aimed at meeting the growing need for business sustainability professionals as a distinct group of knowledgeable, skilled, confident and motivated ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Sustainable Business Roundtable at UBuffalo

  • University at Buffalo (NY)

The University at Buffalo initiated a partnership in recent years with Erie County and a small group of key business leaders throughout the region to assess the feasibility of creating ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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Good Business Friday Discussion

  • Babson College (MA)

Weekly discussion of sustainability in business hosted by the Lewis Institute at Babson.


PhD in Organizational Systems: Leadership of Sustainable Systems

  • Saybrook University (CA)

This program is designed to help students lead in a way that empowers people within the communities they serve. Guided by faculty with years of experience in the field, students ...

  • Posted Aug. 31, 2016
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Graduate Certificate in Responsible Management

  • George Washington University (DC)

The Certificate in Responsible Management (CRM) program is designed to enhance the preparation of students as responsible leaders. The CRM offers students the opportunity to participate in seminars, projects, courses ...

  • Posted Aug. 24, 2016
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Sustainability now key selling point for business schools attracting students

The Guardian reports that "students are now demanding business courses include sustainability on the syllabus."

  • Posted Aug. 23, 2016
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Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)
  • Dominican University of California (CA)
  • Yale University (CT)
  • Sustainability Management Association (CA)
  • Dallas College (TX)

The Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP) is a professional credential for sustainability practitioners. SMCP qualifies an individual's understanding of managing for sustainability and retention of the body of knowledge ...

  • Posted Aug. 17, 2016
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Master of Science in Energy Systems Management

  • University of San Francisco (CA)

The Master of Science in Energy Systems Management is designed for people seeking the skills and knowledge to work in the fast changing world of electrical generation, distribution, conservation, and ...

  • Posted Aug. 12, 2016
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Sustainable MBA

  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)

At EMU our purpose is to build students’ portfolios of management skills, leadership strengths, and stewardship strategies to enable our graduates, and their colleagues, to achieve greater success and to ...

  • Posted July 23, 2016
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Reshaping the Education of Energy Managers

Newly educated Energy managers will play a key role in the unfolding global transition to renewable energy and sustainability. We describe a new approach to energy management education via a ...

  • Posted July 21, 2016
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Incorporating Global Sustainability in the Business Language Curriculum

  • San Diego State University (CA)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

“Providing food, water, energy and other human needs to the world's entire population without harming the environment is a formidable task,” according to Purdue University’s Global Sustainability Institute ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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Sustainability Pedagogies for the Business Language Classroom

  • George Washington University (DC)

Heightened urgency about the question of the earth’s survival has generated increased attention to how to teach sustainability across the curriculum. The business language course, positioned at the nexus ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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Online Master of Advanced Study in Sustainable Tourism

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Students in ASU's MAS in sustainable tourism receive a comprehensive education with a focus on the environmental, economic, and social aspects of tourism. Graduates are equipped with translatable skills ...

  • Posted July 7, 2016
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Engaging with the contradictions of capitalism: Teaching "sustainability" in the business school

  • University of Sydney (NSW)
  • The University of Newcastle (NSW)

The chapter explores how sustainability education might contribute to a reimagining of our economic system and the role of business. Based on our experience in developing and teaching sustainability curricula ...


Responsible Business: The Textbook for Management Learning, Competence and Innovation

  • Instituto Tecnolgico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

As sustainable development becomes an increasingly important strategic issue for all organizations, there is a growing need for management and executive education to adapt to this new reality. This textbook ...

  • Posted June 23, 2016
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Educating for Responsible Management: Putting Theory Into Practice

  • Nazareth College (NY)

The global community is looking towards business to play its role in creating a just and fair economy. This increases the urgency and relevance of new approaches to management education ...

  • Posted June 23, 2016
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Ohio State University Sustainability Goals Project and Campus As A Living Laboratory Digital Archive

  • The Ohio State University (OH)

Undergraduates in the Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (EEDS) major at The Ohio State University (OSU) complete a capstone course where student research teams analyze specific action priorities of the ...

  • Posted June 16, 2016
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Sustainability in higher education: a systematic review with focus on management education

  • HEC Montréal (QC)
  • Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS

Sustainability has received increasing attention in management education over the past ten years. This article reviews a decade's worth of research in a systematic analysis of 63 articles published ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Fully Online MA in Sustainable Design Program

  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MN)

MCAD’s online Master of Arts in Sustainable Design (MASD) program was developed for busy working professionals and offers small classes, peer-to-peer interaction and engagement with renowned faculty. The program ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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For the Planet Leadership Series: Building Sustainability Leadership in Higher Education

  • University of North Texas (TX)

The “For the Planet Leadership Series” is a five-week professional development course planned, researched, and taught by Senior Alyssa Wolverton at the University of North Texas. Her goal was to ...


SRU Earth Days 2016

  • Slippery Rock University (PA)

“Earth Days 2016” was Slippery Rock University’s annual Earth Day celebration involving fun and educational events aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge regarding sustainability, climate change, and preserving resources ...


Implementing sustainability education with undergraduate business courses, A case study

  • Alfred State College (NY)

The purpose of this submission is to discuss experiential learning related to strategic management and environmental sustainability. The paper outlines one case of implementing project-based sustainability education within the BUAD ...


Personal values and attitudes towards societal and environmental accountability: a study of MBA students

Efforts to promote corporate societal and environmental accountability (SEA) should be informed by an understanding of stakeholders’ attitudes toward enhanced accountability standards. However, little is known regarding current attitudes on ...


MBA Concentration in Sustainable Business

  • City University of New York, Baruch College (NY)

Students in the Zicklin School Of Business MBA program may specialize in Sustainable Business during their second year. The four-course major is conceptually anchored in strategy, with the understanding that ...

  • Posted May 20, 2016
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Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA (SEMBA)

  • University of Vermont (VT)

The University of Vermont’s accelerated one-year Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA (SEMBA) was designed from the ground up to challenge the traditional MBA. The curriculum has been reinvented to address the ...

  • Posted May 20, 2016
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Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM)

  • University of Toronto (ON)

The Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MScSM) program provides the training for graduates to act outside the traditional disciplinary black boxes; integrate knowledge from management, social, and natural sciences ...

  • Posted May 20, 2016
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Center for Sustainable Business Practices

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Part of the Business Innovation Institute at the Lundquist College of Business and housed in one of the nation's most environmentally friendly business school facilities, the Center for Sustainable ...

  • Posted May 20, 2016
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Center for Education on Social Responsibility

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

The purpose of the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) is to advance the Leeds School of Business’ commitment to preparing future leaders to confront social, environmental, economic, and ...

  • Posted May 19, 2016
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Sustainability and Social Innovation MBA Concentration

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

After focusing primarily on business fundamentals throughout their first year, MBA students at Smeal College of Business may choose to concentrate on Sustainability and Social Innovation in their second year ...

  • Posted May 16, 2016
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Organizational transformation and higher sustainability management education: The case of the MBA Sustainability Management

  • Griffith University (Queensland)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Purpose

This paper aims to investigate the roles of leadership in enabling sustainability transformation of universities and higher sustainability management education. It advocates research into the role of leadership for ...


Educating change agents for sustainability – learnings from the first sustainability management master of business administration

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

In recent years, knowledge and capabilities to manage corporate sustainability have become a significant component of different career paths in companies, consultancies, and even in non-profit and public institutions. As ...