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3253. Sustainability, Markets, and Society

Also offered as: BADM 3253, BLAW 3253

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to business students of junior or higher status. Not open to students who have passed or are taking BLAW 5253.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course examines sustainability in the context of the natural and social ecosystems in which business operates. Students learn how the environmental and related social impacts of business are affected by the interactions of firms with laws, institutions, markets, and society. Students assess firm sustainability policies and practices and examine innovations undertaken by different business functions and industries. Students practice developing ethically-aware policies to achieve sustainability and resilience and to generate positive environmental and social outcomes.