Details for ISCTE Business School

Participant Status


Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive

Institution is part of

ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute


Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal


Sign Up Date to PRME

18 Feb 2011

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

19 Jul 2017

Sharing Information on Progress (2017)

ISCTE Business School - University Institute of Lisbon PRME SIP Report - View Report

Period Covered: Mar 2013 to Mar 2017

Letter of commitment, IBS Dean, Prof. José Esperança: "As the first Portuguese Business School subscribing to the PRME, ISCTE Business School - University Institute of Lisbon holds extra responsibility in assuring that all the academic community is committed with the six principles. During these years, substantial work has been done to educate, engage and develop a responsible awareness that leaves a better legacy to the next generations (…) social responsibility and ethical behaviour”

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

→ The curriculum of the MSc. in Business Administration (one of the Master Programmes in English offered by ISCTE Business School) has, since 2009, included the Sustainability: Environment, Social and Ethics
→ Since 2010, the students of MBA programmes have had the opportunity to register in a 20 hour course on CSR and Sustainability
→ The curriculum of The Energy MBA includes a course called “Sustainable Development and The Energy Industry”, which discusses issues of Sustainability and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility).

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

→ As a result of the classes on Sustainability issues the number of Master thesis on the issue of sustainability and CSR is increasing

→ The ISCTE Business School has since 2010 developed a 5 day executive course on Sustainability and CSR

→ Since 2010 ISCTE Business School is developing a “Sustainability Knowledge Centre” which aims to promote the contact between University and the Business world on the issues of CSR. We are currently working on a website, which will have information on the CSR issue. This Centre also intends to promote research, both academic and business related on the issue of sustainability management and CSR.

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