Suzanne Benn and Mark Starik have put together a spreadsheet of the sustainability-related content in business school courses. Sue welcomes additions to the spreadsheet, so if your course is not listed, please send the details through to Sue at: Suzanne.Benn(at)uts.edu.au.
Conferences / Professional Development Workshops
Please check the websites provided below or the Conferences page for upcoming teaching functions.
Annual Faculty Conference on Teaching Sustainable Business "Business for the Long Run". Visit the site for more information.
The Annual Conference on International Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities targets a broad audience including university, business, government and non-government organizations. Visit the site for more information.
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education holds an annual conference focused on bringing sectors of higher education together to demonstrate how colleges and universities can work towards sustainability. Visit the site for more information .
Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula. The Page Prize seeks to encourage efforts to expose business students to state-of-the-art environmental sustainability knowledge. Faculty, doctoral students, and others are invited to submit non-published materials related to innovative curricula, courses (including full syllabi), and/or substantial course components appropriate for rigorous and relevant teaching about environmental sustainability and business. Submissions must be original and made with the full consent of all authors for free public access to the submitted materials for use in business education anywhere in the world. The Grand Prize award will be $1,000 and Honorable Mentions will be awarded at levels of $250 each. The deadline for submissions is December 4, 2009 at 5pm Eastern. More details available at http://www.caseplace.org/d.asp?d=4218or http://mooreschool.sc.edu/moore/RES/Page_Prize/index.html
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a membership-based association of colleges and universities working to advance sustainability in higher education in the US and Canada.
The Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF) is a leading international non-profit organization working to strengthen the capacity of colleges and universities to make sustainability and environmental literacy a major focus of teaching, research, service, and operations.
Using Experiential Simulation to Teach Sustainability: Susan Svoboda and John Whalen offer a practical guide for developing and using a simulation exercise to help MBA students and working professionals build an understanding of sustainability.
Books and Articles
DesJardins J.R., & Diedrich. E. 2003. Learning what it really costs: Teaching business ethics with life-cycle case studies. Journal of Business Ethics. 48: 33-42.
Finkel, Donald L. (2000). Teaching with Your Mouth Shut. Portsmouth, NJ: Boynton/Cook Publishers.
Johnson, D. W., Johnson, R. T., & Smith, K. A. (1986). Academic conflict among students: Controversy and learning. In R. S. Feldman (Ed.), The social psychology of education: Current research and theory (pp. 199-231).
Monbiot, George. Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning. Published by Allen Lane. Available through the Guardian Bookshop. Highly recommended.