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BUS (0204) 696 - Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility

Credits: 3.00

Students will examine the changing social responsibility of business in the context of Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs] adopted by the UN in 2015. They will analyze the impact of economic, social, and environmental considerations on firms’ strategies and actions through case studies and supporting materials.

Define and describe sustainability and corporate social responsibility
-Distinguish between “doing well by doing good” and “doing good by doing well”
-Explain the linkage between, and interdependence of, economic, social, and environmental factors
-Analyze the performance of firms using the triple-bottom- line paradigm
-Develop comparative analyses of strategic choices made by firms
-Evaluate alternatives and provide recommendations for strategic action