If you are interested in the relationship between business and society, this course is for you! It is especially relevant for industry, public policy, and academic professionals working on CSR, as well as students following a traditional business curriculum who are interested in key value questions. The content is also accessible for consumers who are curious about how to make informed decisions while pursuing their own well-defined, long-term, responsible consumption goals.
This course addresses CSR in two ways:
- As a reflection of corporate self-awareness
- As a source of innovation and a means to deal with heightened competitiveness, demands for sustainable development, and shifts in international governance
To help participants manage and communicate about CSR with various internal and external stakeholders, this course seeks to:
- Support current and future business leaders in their efforts to make responsible leadership, sustainable production, and consumption central to their corporate vision.
- Help citizens to function more effectively as informed watchdogs and responsible consumers.