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Online disclosure of university social responsibility: a comparative study of public and private US universities

  • Universidad de Granada

Public and private universities tasked with incorporating principles of social responsibility (SR) into their activities face the multiple challenges of addressing expectations of diverse stakeholders, establishing mechanisms for dialogue, and ...

  • Posted July 19, 2019
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Sustainability in Higher Education: Perceptions of Social Responsibility among University Students

  • Florida Institute of Technology (FL)
  • Old Dominion University (VA)

Many construction-related training and education programs in the United States have now embraced the concept of sustainability, offering sustainable construction courses that highlight sustainable design and construction practices. These courses ...


The integration of social responsibility and sustainability in practice: Exploring attitudes and practices in Higher Education Institutions

  • Griffith University (Queensland)
  • University of Worcester
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Federal University of Santa Maria
  • University of Chester
  • University of Winchester
  • University of Milano-Bicocca

The demands placed on Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to deliver sustainability initiatives alongside their long-standing social responsibility commitments has been recognised in literature. However, how these interrelate in practice continues ...


The contemporary definition of university social responsibility with quantifiable sustainability

  • Lebanese American University

The university social responsibility (USR) is still in embryonic stage compared to corporate social responsibility (CSR) which is still debatable by researchers. The purpose of this paper is to propose ...

  • Posted April 29, 2019
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Business School Rankings for the 21st Century

  • United Nations Global Compact (NY)

This paper addresses the question of how business schools, and the courses they offer, are evaluated and ranked. The existing benchmarking systems, many of which are administered by well-respected media ...

  • Posted Jan. 25, 2019
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Justice, Citizenship, and Social Responsibility Concentration

  • Babson College (MA)

Courses in Justice, Citizenship, and Social Responsibility explore how individuals and communities construct and find meaning in the world around them. This concentration allows students to understand how cultural and ...

  • Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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Communicating a social agenda within HEIs: the role of the social enterprise mark

  • University of Salford
  • University of Huddersfield

By using the lens of the social enterprise mark (SEM) accreditation which enables social enterprises to “prove” that the interests of people and planet are put before shareholder gain, this ...

  • Posted Nov. 26, 2018
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Sustainable Entrepreneurship (BS)

  • Northland College (WI)

Consumers are increasingly wanting to take responsibility for their health and for society. In this major, students will build on the basics of entrepreneurship and ecological and social concerns through ...

  • Posted Oct. 15, 2018
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Peace Building and Social Innovation Minor

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Under the Peace Building and Social Innovation Minor, students can expand their career goals by gaining the insights and know-how needed to develop innovative solutions to today's social problems ...

  • Posted June 29, 2018
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The process of social accounting and reporting at University of Torino: main challenges and managerial implications

  • Università degli Studi di Torino

The process of social accounting and reporting performed by universities is a voluntary mechanism through which academic institutions could freely communicate the fulfilment of their social responsibilities to the open ...


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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Analysing the literature on university social responsibility: A review of selected higher education journals

  • University of Cadiz

In the last 30 years, different economic, political and social changes have taken place in the university sector and this has led to an extensive reform to meet the new ...


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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Guidelines for universities engaging in social responsibility

The Guidelines are designed to help universities to successfully incorporate USR (university social responsibility) in their strategies and everyday activities. The USR guidelines are available online in a PDF version ...

  • Posted Nov. 16, 2017
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Serenity "Soul"-ar: A Campus-Community Collaboration in North Philadelphia

  • Swarthmore College (PA)

Serenity Soular is a campus-community partnership between community leaders in North Philadelphia and a group of faculty and students at Swarthmore College. Committed to keeping the ‘soul’ in sustainability, our ...


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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Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Education: Shifting the Worldview

  • DePaul University (IL)
  • Temple University (PA)

While the topics of business ethics and social responsibility education have received much attention in scholarly and pedagogical literature (although less in the pedagogical literature), the authors argue that the ...


BS in Sustainable Business

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Sustainable Business is interdisciplinary in nature, integrating science, business, and environmental studies. Sustainable business practices improve long-term profitability, the health of natural systems, and the human component of our world ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate in Business, Environment & Social Responsibility

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The Graduate Certificate in Business, Environment, and Social Responsibility (BESR) offers a suite of courses addressing the interrelations between business and its natural and social environment.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate in Corporate Sustainability

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The professional Certificate in Corporate Sustainability is a collaborative program of New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility, the Whittemore School of Business at the University of New Hampshire and the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate in Socially Responsible Leadership

  • Queen's University (ON)

Socially Responsible Leadership is a truly multidisciplinary topic whereby businesses are increasingly integrating social responsibility strategies into every functional domain. While the Bachelor of Commerce Program offers many courses that ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master in Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities

  • Western Kentucky University (KY)

The Master of Arts in Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities is learning in action. As a student in this program you'll have the opportunity to conduct an action research ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MBA in Global Social Sustainable Enterprise

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE) Masters in Business Administration at the College of Business will equip you with the tools and network to become a global social entrepreneur ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MBA in Sustainability

  • Antioch University, New England (NH)

Antioch University New England's MBA in sustainability focuses on how sustainable practices are implemented in operations, human resources, finance, marketing, and strategic planning in organizations. Students learn from an ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainability and Business MSc

  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)

This course is ideal for those who wish to develop corporate responsibility strategies and enhance an organisation’s social and environmental contributions. It can also lead to careers in government ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Temple University (PA)

The CSR minor will integrate sustainability into the educational curriculum and expand research and community engagement. In doing so, the minor will help fulfill two objectives of the Climate Action ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Sustainable Business

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Sustainable Business practices restore environmental quality, promote stable and healthy communities, and increase long-term profitability. The Aquinas Sustainable Business Degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmentally Sustainable Management Concentration (MBA)

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)

With a goal of familiarizing students with environmentally sustainable business practices, this concentration is attractive to those with an overall interest in understanding how firms can manage social and political ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Non-Profit & Sustainabiliy Management Specialization (MBA)

  • Dartmouth College (NH)

As part of Dartmouth's world renowned MBA program, students choose elective courses such as: Corporate Social Responsibility; Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector; Ethics in Action; Tuck Global Consultancy; and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainable Business Concentration (MBA)

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

In addition to the 27 hours of General Course Requirements, the Sustainable Business Concentration requires choosing 9 hours from the list below: MBA 5240: Accounting for Sustainable Practice; ECO 5621 ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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