Details for Essex Business School

Participant Status


Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive

Institution is part of

University of Essex


Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom


Sign Up Date to PRME

11 Mar 2011

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

25 Oct 2017

Sharing Information on Progress (2017)

PRME SIP Report Essex Business School - View Report

Period Covered: May 2015 to Sep 2017

PRME SIP Report University of Essex Business School

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

* we embed corporate responsibility and sustainability into most of our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
* we have a compulsory module on Business Ethics in our Business Management undergraduate degrees
* we look at ethical marketing include the debate over fair trade v free trade
* our accounting courses include core material on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility
* our MBA programme includes a compulsory module on Sustainable Business Strategies

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

* colleagues are undertaking comparative research on corporate governance in Sri Lanka, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana, and Bangladesh
* we are engaged in research on Business and Human Rights which focuses on foreign direct investment and cross-border business deals
* we carry out research into the impact of carbon markets and the extractive industries
* we have a PhD student looking as corporate social responsibility in China
* we are planning a project to evaluate the effectiveness of training environmental officers in companies

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