Details for ALTIS Postgraduate School Business & Society
Type of Organization
Type of Education
Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive
Institution is part of
Catholic University of Milan
Milan, MI, Italy
Sign Up Date to PRME
01 Apr 2008
Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission
11 May 2018
Sharing Information on Progress (2018)
Period Covered: Jan 2015 to Dec 2017
ALTIS activities are all designed to encourage the emergence and growth of Entrepreneurship and Impact Management for Sustainable Development.
ALTIS is, and will continue to be, an Italian laboratory for the development of business solutions according to a win-win logic, a leading international center of impact entrepreneurship and, finally, a bridge between advanced economies and those which are rapidly developing.
Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
1) Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
ALTIS’ Graduate programs have some distinguishing features with respect to standard business programs, namely the focus is on social responsibility and global business and sustainability.
Since its beginning our postgraduate programs in business include the following curses:
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Social Entrepreneurship path
Sustainability Pollicises in Corporate Strategy
Start-up Strategies and Social Business Models
Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
2) Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
ALTIS’ main ongoing research projects on social responsibility are the followings:
(just started) Sustainability disclosure and risk management led by faculty members of ALTIS, it investigates the relationship between corporate disclosure about CSR issues and practices and corporate risk and performances.
(started in 2009 and now in progress) Implementing Environmental and Social Supply Chain Policy: Learning from Corporate Experience: the research project is developed by CBOS University of Bath, ALTIS Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, CCC, Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt. It explores the relationship between corporate environmental and social strategy and supply chain environmental and social strategy before evaluating the role and efficiency of the underlying tools which are central to the development and implementation of effective environmental and social supply chain policy within the company. (Projcet sponsored by EABIS Corporate Founding Partner)
(started in 2007 and on its way to completion) Ethical Supply Chain Management: the research has been carried out by faculty members of ALTIS (Univ. Cattolica del Sacro Cuore), CBOS (University of Bath), LIBA (Loyola Institute for Business Administration) and Zhejiang University and it is aimed at exploring the factors that drive the implementation of social and environmental policies, including both organizational level and supply relationship characteristics.
(started in 2007 and now in progress)Ethics and CSR: project led by the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Pontifical University of St Thomas in Rome, which include a number of international (US, Philippine, Italian, ecc) University. The objective is to build case studies on companies with good CSR practices.