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Details for Auckland University of Technology Business School

Participant Status

Advanced

A Grace Letter has been submitted and a SIP report is expected by 29 Apr 2018.

Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive

Institution is part of

Auckland University of Technology

Location

Auckland, New Zealand

Website

http://www.aut.ac.nz/business

Sign Up Date to PRME

18 Oct 2013

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

29 Jan 2016

Sharing Information on Progress (2016)

AUT Business School - PRME Sharing Information on Progress Report - View Report

Period Covered: Jan 2014 to Jan 2016

AUT Business School - PRME Sharing Information on Progress Report 2016: addressing the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education.

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

The AUT Business School curricula at undergraduate and postgraduate levels include opportunities for students to engage with corporate responsibility and sustainability topics, and there are programme learning goals to reflect and assess this. All undergraduate business degree students are introduced to sustainability and responsible business practice as key topics in their first semester of study in the Bachelor of Business. In addition, for undergraduates who wish to explore these issues further, there is a Sustainable Enterprise major in the Bachelor of Business. At postgraduate level, several papers focusing on corporate responsibility and sustainability are offered and the MBA includes sufficient papers to allow an endorsed sustainability specialisation.

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

AUT Business School faculty undertake research that advances understanding of environmental sustainability, sustainability reporting and accounting, corporate social responsibility, social and environmental entrepreneurship, responsible marketing and advertising, sustainable supply chains, sustainable tourism, gender and diversity, and employment relations. This research is presented at international conferences and published in various fora, including academic journal, case research and practitioner outlets. The School’s postgraduate students have similarly undertaken research into a variety of topics relevant to the PRME objectives in their Master of Business and PhD theses, addressing topics such as sustainability management and corporate social disclosure and reporting.

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