Introduction to Sustainable Economics and Management

Introduction to Sustainable Economics and Management - required

This survey style course will cover the basic concepts, principles and practices involved in a sustainable approach to business economics and management including an overview of the history and latest thinking around sustainability and social responsibility, finance and human resources.

Covered Topics:

  • Sustainability and Social Responsibility
  • History
  • Innovation/Market Trends
  • Finance
  • Financial aspects of sustainability reporting (GRI, IR)
  • Impact to bottom line and long term viability
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index, CDP, Index Funds
  • Human Resources
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Pay and benefits
  • Business benefits of taking care of employees
  • Organizational development theory and behavioral barriers and motivations

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