Details for EDHEC Business School
Type of Organization
Type of Education
Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive
ROUBAIX CEDEX 1, CS 50411, France
Sign Up Date to PRME
08 May 2015
Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission
31 Jul 2017
Sharing Information on Progress (2017)
Period Covered: Mar 2015 to Jul 2017
This first SIP report is an overview of how EDHEC aligns and engages with the PRME. It offers evidence of our responsible governance, collective decision making and strongly committed stakeholder communities whose support in creating a shared sense of purpose is invaluable to us for developing responsible and sustainable training programmes and research. It illustrates how our activities are inspired by our EDHEC for Business strategy, mission and institutional values of innovation, engagement and impact.
Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
- Courses in corporate social responsibility, sustainable development and ethics are part of the curricula of all programmes, e.g. at master-level: seminar in business ethics and corporate responsibility (all students), economic ethics (Master in Management and Masters in Finance).
- For bachelor and master-level programmes, such courses are mandatory, except for the EMBA (optional)
- For the Full-time MBA, these topics treated by the compulsory Philosophy course
- Ethics advisory board (top managers, external experts, international academics, EDHEC Professor of Ethics, etc.) for guidance and advice
- Extra-curricular community outreach projects run by student associations with backing from the school
- Institutional carbon footprint project underway
Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
- Regular publication of academic articles by Journal of Business Ethics, Professional Ethics Journal and other major management titles. See EDHEC website for more details.
- Faculty membership of ethics committees for large European multinationals
- Faculty members are involved in knowledge development for companies e.g., responsible supply chain management in retailing, management of socially responsible investment funds, and applying Ruggie’s principles to corporate social responsibility in support of human rights