28 Predictions from Bentley University Experts On the Future Directions of of Sustainability (Sustainability Highlights | 11.05.2015)

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28 Predictions from Bentley University Experts On the Future Directions of of Sustainability (Sustainability Highlights | 11.05.2015)

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (November 5, 2015)
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Bentley University (Waltham, MA) is a leading business school offering undergrad and MBA / MBS degrees. There are 4,200 undergrad and 1,400 grad students enrolled, studying accounting, finance, marketing, managements and liberal arts, all (the university says) "anchored" in technology. This private, not-for-profit institution of higher learning offers a blend of business, technology and liberal arts to prepare students with "relevant, practical, transferable skills." So where does Bentley the institution stand on matters regarding sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethical behaviors and other important aspects of 21stCentury business?

For starters, we note the university has a director of sustainability (and special advisor to the president), Amanda King. She oversees the Office of Sustainability, guiding initiatives aimed at engaging the institution in environmental matters, including making the business case for environmental sustainability and CSR. "Sustainability" is a lively topic of discovery and discussion at the institution

The Bentley Research Council organized the university`s October 30, 2015 Research Colloquium -- "Sustainable Worlds: Individual, Business, Societal, and Scientific Perspectives." The event was centered on presenting highlights of sustainability-related scholarly work conducted by the institution`s academic departments.

This is just a sample of some of the articles from this weeks SustainabilityHQ Highlights.  You can view the full Highlights by using the following links. Sustainability | ESG, Highlights for the Week of November 5, 2015

 

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