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ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
ECONOMIA DELLA SOSTENIBILITA' E ACCOUNTABILITY

ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
ECONOMIA DELLA SOSTENIBILITA' E ACCOUNTABILITY

A.Y. Credits
2015/2016 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Mara Del Baldo To be announced at the beginning of lessons
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

This course aims to familiarize students with the main fundamentals, terminology and management instruments relative to the concept of sustainability and corporate social responsibility applied to the company and territorial context.

It furthermore proposes to develop students’ knowledge of accounting instruments used by organizations (of every size and nature – public, private and non profit) to actively report and request that other firms do the same concerning economic, social, environmental and ethical responsibility in the running of their businesses.

Program

It will be inserted on the Moodle Platform

PROGRAM/CONTENT

The three-sided concept of sustainability: economic, social and environmental.

 Sustainable modernity: competitiveness, value-centered management of relations with stakeholders; the concept of the company’s overall development.

 The concept of corporate social responsibility and its evolution (towards an economy of the civic sector).

National and international standards and models for economic, social and environmental reporting.  

Integrated reporting.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

 Students’ familiarity with and understanding of the concept of sustainability (economic, social and environmental).

 Students’ familiarity with and understanding of the concept of the social responsibility of firms.

 Students’ familiarity with and understanding of the standards and the instruments of social, environmental and ethical reporting.

 

 

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

Extra activities organized to support teaching and learning

 Teaching take place in the form of seminar-style lessons  the dates of which will be agreed upon with the class members at the beginning of the course.

 

 

 Extra activities organized to support te

Teaching support Activities

Besides the seminar-style lectures  speakers may come in to share their own corporate case studies.  Group work (focus groups and team work ) may be organized to deepen participants’ knowledge of certain topics and allow them to apply it to concrete cases.

 

 

 


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

 Teaching take place in the form of seminar-style lessons  the dates of which will be agreed upon with the class members at the beginning of the course.

Attendance

Recommended

Course books

At the beginning of the course materials will be assigned and information provided on how to procure them;  these will include electronic-based materials (ppt presentations); journal articles; documents downloaded from company sites (GRI; GBS) as well as paper-based materials (articiles; book chapters).

Assessment

Oral Exam 

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

Same (see information for attending students)

Course books

Same (see information for attending students)

Assessment

Same (see information for attending students)

Notes

Notes for Non-Attending students

Consult the materials provided online.

The same teaching materials and the identical method of assessment organized for attending students will be valid for non-attending ones.

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