Details for Franklin University Switzerland

This organisation is no longer a PRME Participant.

Type of Organization


Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate


Sorengo, Ticino, Switzerland


Sign Up Date to PRME

19 Mar 2014

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

09 Jun 2016

Sharing Information on Progress (2016)

Sharing Information on Progress Report - View Report

Period Covered: Jan 2014 to Jun 2016

Inaugural Report to share information on progress since joining PRME in 2014
- June 2016

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

The Center for Sustainability Initiatives (CSI), a student-faculty organization whose mission is to promote sustainability through research, education, outreach, and international collaboration has led the way for a dynamic approach to sustainability in the curriculum that includes:
• MS in International Management year-long Responsible Leadership Program and courses in Sustainable Economic Development , Corporate Social Responsibility, and Ethical Decision-Making
• Environmental Studies
• 5 majors and minors as well as 40 undergraduate courses with sustainability as a focus or topic area
• 3 course multidisciplinary collaboration examining the topic of disasters
• Sustainability Academic Travel courses to places such as Iceland, Malawi, and Scotland

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Academic Research and Recent Publications:
“ A Broad Spectrum: Sustainability in Educational Travel” Journal of Sustainability Studies in Higher Education (2013). B. Hale, J. Long, and A. Vogelaar.
“Toward Sustainable Academic Travel” Journal of Sustainable Tourism (2013). B. Hale, J. Long, and A. Vogelaar.
“Constituting Swiss heritage: Discourse and the Management of “invasive species”” International Journal of Tourism Anthropology
“Developing Faculty for the 21st Century: Modeling Responsible Global Leadership”,Young and J. De La Torre article to be submitted to the Academy of Management Journal of Teaching and Learning (June 2014)
“Educating for the 21st Century: Developing Responsible Global Leaders: A FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP presented and facilitated by C. Young at the Eleventh International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations, Madrid, Spain, June 15-17, 2011
“Responsible Global Citizenship in Management Education”, C. Young and J. De La Torre presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 27, 2010
“The Making of a Global Citizen: Foundations, Meaning, and Approaches,” C. Young and J. De La Torre presented at the Annual Meeting of The Business Association of Latin American Studies, March 24-26, 2010, Barcelona, Spain

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