Details for Umea School of Business and Economics

Participant Status


Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral

Institution is part of

Umea University


Umea, Sweden


Sign Up Date to PRME

02 Dec 2013

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

26 Feb 2016

Sharing Information on Progress (2015)

PRME SIP Report 2014-2015 - View Report

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

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.

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