This course deals with the concepts of Green Management & Sustainability, which are receiving increasing attention from all over the globe – with no exception in Italy. In this course, the Italian trend of establishing and scaling up entrepreneurial initiatives with environmental purposes is presented and analyzed through case studies, and field visits to selected Italian best practices.
The course is aimed at providing the class with the basic information on current environmental global issues, focusing on how these themes have influenced the structure, practices and missions of many firms, representing at the same time a constraint, but more often a business opportunity.
Practical and concrete examples of environment-related practices as business opportunities will constitute the second part of the course.
- Setting the boundaries of Sustainability
- Overview on Environmental Economics
- Sustainability for firms
- Environmental Management Practices