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MODULE D, SAN FRANCISCO: ADDING VALUE THROUGH SUSTAINABILITY
Fri, 3 Jun 2016, 08:30 – Mon, 6 Jun 2016, 16:30 Pitcairn Time World (Pitcairn) Time
Professor: Omar Hernandez
Course ID: 9331
Sustainability has been embraced by many organizations as a driver for value creation. Economic prosperity and sound financial statements are constantly interlinked to environmental and social events. Interlinking economic, social, and environmental aspects as part of the decisionmaking process is the triple bottom line of sustainability. This course aims to provide an understanding of the main challenges and opportunities that arise from integrating sustainability into a business strategy as well as leading corporate practices and real cases.
At the end of this course you should: Learn to identify opportunities to create business value from environmental and social issues and understand the implications related to the successful execution of projects. Learn what type of long-term strategies can be set to foster sustainable development and sound financial sense. When does it pay to be green? How to successfully lead business initiatives and convert them into successful projects? You will learn not only the what but how to think about these opportunities and challenges.The lecture component of the class teaches theories, frameworks, tools and cases that you will use to evaluate and implement socially and environmentally responsible strategies that maintain or maximize financial returns. You will develop a repertoire of tools and implementation strategies that compliment your core business skills and equip you with a new way of framing and solving problems. Welcome!
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