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Details for Department of Business Administration and Work Science - Kristianstad University

Participant Status

PRME Champion

Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate

Institution is part of

Kristianstad University

Location

Kristianstad, Sweden

Website

http://www.hkr.se

Sign Up Date to PRME

04 Mar 2016

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

04 Jun 2018

Sharing Information on Progress (2018)

Kristianstad University Sharing Information on Progress: Responsibility, Ethics and Sustainability PRME REPORT 2018 - View Report

Period Covered: Feb 2016 to May 2018

Kristianstad University. To our stakeholders: Kristianstad University (Högskolan Kristianstad) reaffirms its support to the United Nations Global Compact and its ten principles. In line with this, its Faculty of Business, commit to the PRME six priciples and contiune the work to equip our business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow.

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Achieved:
• CSR modules are present in about one third of the courses for all three business programmes. The way the modules are taught and examined vary due to course. It can, for example, be part of lectures, or a specific invited guest lecture, imply writing a paper that is later presented and discussed at seminars, business Ethics Cases discussed at seminar, or it can be included in the final written exam.
• The IFM programme has one specific course titled Gobal business social responsibility, 7,5 credits
• The programme offers an on-line course in Corporate Social Responsibility, 7,5 credits
• The programme offers an on-line course in Environmental Economics for Sustainable Development, A-level
• The IFM master programme have a specific course titled Corporate Ehics and Sustainability from a Global Perspective 7,5 credits
• The Master programme in accounting and international business has a Business Ethics track module runing through all six courses in the program.

Planning to achieve:
• In spring we invite all business students to a business ethics day event with an acknowledged speaker.
• Further initiate and develop CSR-modules in at least half of the courses on bachelor and master programme

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Achieved:
• Ongoing research projects and publications in co-operations with Swedish stock listed corporations on sustainability and diversity
• Ongoing research projects and publications dealing with green marketing and sustainability in retail
• Ongoing research projects and publications on sustainability management in public sector
• Research projects and publications on environmental disclosure by Swedish stock listed corporations

Planning to achieve:
• Closer co-operation with banks in university surroundings on research projects related to corporate social responsibility of financial institutions
• Closer co-operation with small and medium size (SMEs) enterprises in the university surroundings on research projects related to CSR in SMEs
• Increasing co-operation with accounting and auditing firms in university surroundings in projects related to accounting and auditing of corporate social responsibility related activities
• Increasing co-operation with municipal corporations in university surroundings in projects related to corporate social responsibility

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