Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility - BCG216

In this course, students will learn about the role of corporations in society including their responsibility to contribute to positive environmental sustainability and social impact outcomes. Students will learn about corporate responsibility challenges facing businesses today, including climate change, social injustice, greenwashing, and resource use. Students will also learn how organizations are successfully rising to meet these challenges and enhancing both their economic and environmental performance through community initiatives, stakeholder engagement, global partnerships, and ESG reporting. Students will define good ESG performance, examine ethical issues in business as it relates to environmental and social topics, and will look at mechanisms such as legislation and social activism that aim to hold corporations accountable.