University Centers Related to Sustainability
A growing number of universities offer specific programs and courses in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and related fields.
Centers for Sustainability within Business Schools include:
- Center for Social Innovation (CSI), Stanford Business School, Stanford University.
- Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Environmental Finance Center, Kenan-Flager Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
- Center for Sustainable Enterprise, Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology.
- Consortium on Green Design and Manufacturing, Haas School of Business, University of California - Berkeley.
- The Environmental Management & Sustainable Business Initiative, The Batten Institute, Darden Graduate Business School, University of Virginia,.
- Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
- Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship, Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University.
- Initiative on Social Enterprise, Harvard Business School.
- Institute for a Sustainable Environment, Charles H. Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon.
- Research Program in Social Organizational Learning, School of Business and Public Management, George Washington University.
- Socially Responsible Business Leadership Initiative (SRBLI), Haas School of Business, University of California - Berkeley.
- University of California MBA Emphasis in Corporate Environmental Management, Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management.
- Wharton Environmental Management Program, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
- Vanderbilt Center for Environmental Management Studies (VCEMS), Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University.
Even in schools without designated programs, the number of formal CSR classes has grown in recent years. There are also student-initiated classes emerging from clubs and groups, such as Net Impact (formerly Students for Socially Responsible Business), which is active on more than 300 graduate business schools across the United States and internationally. In addition, special institutes offer executive training programs for working business people, such as the Social Venture Institute and the Aspen Institute.
Other Related Institutes and Programs offering classes include environmental studies and engineering departments, such as:
- Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
- Common Property Studies at the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University, Bloomington.
- Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California - Berkeley.
- Natural Resources Ecology Laboratory (NREL), Colorado State University
- Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University.
- School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University.
- School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
- Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University
International Efforts that show interest in CSR include:
Links checked February 2016.