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Details for Budapest Business School - University of Applied Sciences

Participant Status

Basic

Type of Organization

University

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate

Location

Budapest, Pest, Hungary

Website

http://https://uni-bge.hu/

Sign Up Date to PRME

13 Apr 2017

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

Not Available

Letter of ​Commitment (2017)

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Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Achievements
• several BA programmes include a course on business ethics or corporate sustainability
• at least two master programmes include a course on corporate sustainability
• corporate responsibility / sustainability is a regular topic of company lectures taught in different academic programmes (companies include: pwc, MOL Group, Coca-Cola Hellenic, KPMG, Nestlé, Spar, etc.)
• managing corporate responsibility was the topic of our international summer school in 2014

Plans
• education of responsibility / sustainability and responsible education is one of the main pillars of our new sustainability strategy (to be introduced in May 2017)
• from September 2017, ALL business BA programmes will include a compulsory course on corporate sustainability
• within the framework of our new sustainability strategy, we will launch a teaching material development programme for the academic staff of all of our four faculties
• we will announce a student essay competition on the subject in the Autumn semester

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Achievements
• in 2015-2016 we conducted a research project on the attitudes and awareness of our business students and faculty members towards sustainability issues
• corporate responsibility is one of the most popular topics that our BA students choose for their thesis
• at least seven members of the full time academic faculty received his or her Ph.D. in the fields of corporate responsibility and sustainability

Plans
• researching responsibility / sustainability is one of the main pillars of our new sustainability strategy
• we have just launched a research project to learn about the awareness and sustainability practices among Hungarian SMEs
• there is a plan to launch a (research) centre of excellence in the field of sustainable catering and tourism later this year

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