This course aims to introduce students to sustainability concept, exploring how today’s societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. It is also intended to provide a comprehensive treatment of the relationship between business and sustainability, presenting stakeholders interests and choices (consumers, corporations, governments and Non-Governmental Organisations), as well as the strategies for a sustainable future.
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