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Details for Essex Business School

Participant Status

Non-communicating

Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive

Institution is part of

University of Essex

Location

Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom

Website

http://www.essex.ac.uk/ebs

Sign Up Date to PRME

11 Mar 2011

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

09 Jul 2015

Sharing Information on Progress (2015)

PRME Report 2015 Essex Business School - View Report

Period Covered: Apr 2013 to May 2015

PRME Report of the Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK.

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

* we embed corporate responsibility and sustainability into most of our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
* we have a compulsory module on Business Ethics in our Business Management undergraduate degrees
* we look at ethical marketing include the debate over fair trade v free trade
* our accounting courses include core material on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility
* our MBA programme includes a compulsory module on Sustainable Business Strategies

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

* colleagues are undertaking comparative research on corporate governance in Sri Lanka, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana, and Bangladesh
* we are engaged in research on Business and Human Rights which focuses on foreign direct investment and cross-border business deals
* we carry out research into the impact of carbon markets and the extractive industries
* we have a PhD student looking as corporate social responsibility in China
* we are planning a project to evaluate the effectiveness of training environmental officers in companies


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