Details for Umea School of Business and Economics
Type of Organization
Type of Education
Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral
Institution is part of
Sign Up Date to PRME
02 Dec 2013
Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission
26 Feb 2016
Sharing Information on Progress (2015)
Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE) is since February 2015 an environmentally certified business school based on EMS ISO14001. We have a mission driven approach and sustainability police to deeply integrate sustainability and responsible management in our program objectives as a part of the AACSB accreditation process. Detailed goals an KPIs has been developed that both consider sustainability and responsible management principles. Please visit our website http://www.usbe.umu.se/english/about/srm/
Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
USBE has established research centres/groups in environmental and resource economics (CERE) , sustainability and business ethics (Riseb), and Sustainable Investment Research Platform (SIRP). We use ISO14001 as a tool to increase CSR and sustainability in research and corporate and community relations to provide a strong profile on sustainability.
The ISO14001 certification since February 2015 and the PRME principles since 2013 provides a solid platform to work on sustainability and responsible management.