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Details for San Francisco State University College of Business

Communicating Participant

Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate

Institution is part of

Not Available

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Website

http://cob.sfsu.edu/.

Sign up Date To PRME

13 Jun 2008

Last Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

02 Dec 2013

Sharing Information on Progress (2013)

San Francisco State University College of Business 2013 SIP Report - View Report

The core values of San Francisco State University are equity and social justice. We deliver on these values through the diversity of its students and employees, the content and delivery of our academic programs and support systems, and the opportunities for both campus and external constituencies to engage in meaningful discourse and activity.

Our faculty continue to place significant emphasis in the curriculum on ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

Sharing Information on Progress (2010)

San Francisco State University College of Business SIP Report - View Report

The core values of San Francisco State University are equity and
social justice, for which the institution is well-known. In the College of Business, the social justice and equity values have been reflected in its focus on ethics, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable business.

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

• Published award winning (OIKOS case competition) cases based on primary research in the hotel (Kimpton Hotels) and wine industries (Benziger Family Winery).

• Published articles in academic journals exploring the factors influencing more effective environmental performance in the wine industry.

• Published articles examining the impact of Sustainability education on attitudes regarding sustainable business practices.

• Conducting research on implementing a regional EMS through government, environmental groups and the business community in Silicon Valley.

• Conducting research on corporate governance and risk management. Focus is on risk managers and their involvement with corporate boards.

• Developing a major initiative to conduct applied research on sustainability practices and attitudes in selected regional industries.

• Conducting Bottom of Pyramid research initiative focusing on methods for teaching about the role of business in alleviating poverty, and processes for evaluating the social and environmental impacts of BOP businesses.

• Information Systems faculty conducting an exploratory investigation of “Green IT,” addressing four broad issues: (1) the range of initiatives that constitute GIT, (2) the reasons businesses adopt Green IT measures, (3) the relationship between organizational resources and Green IT, and (4) potential of IT governance to promote Green IT.

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

• Published award winning (OIKOS case competition) cases based on primary research in the hotel (Kimpton Hotels) and wine industries (Benziger Family Winery).

• Published articles in academic journals exploring the factors influencing more effective environmental performance in the wine industry.

• Published articles examining the impact of Sustainability education on attitudes regarding sustainable business practices.

• Conducting research on implementing a regional EMS through government, environmental groups and the business community in Silicon Valley.

• Conducting research on corporate governance and risk management. Focus is on risk managers and their involvement with corporate boards.

• Developing a major initiative to conduct applied research on sustainability practices and attitudes in selected regional industries.

• Conducting Bottom of Pyramid research initiative focusing on methods for teaching about the role of business in alleviating poverty, and processes for evaluating the social and environmental impacts of BOP businesses.

• Information Systems faculty conducting an exploratory investigation of “Green IT,” addressing four broad issues: (1) the range of initiatives that constitute GIT, (2) the reasons businesses adopt Green IT measures, (3) the relationship between organizational resources and Green IT, and (4) potential of IT governance to promote Green IT.

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