• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Interdisciplinary Studies - Sustainability, Commerce, Science, Sustainability
  • Major code CORP-MAJ
Corporate Sustainability Major

The major in Corporate Sustainability examines the increasing constraints placed on business by both the natural environment and society, and how corporations may create long-term value through innovative responses to these constraints. It is truly multidisciplinary, drawing together insights from management, marketing, accounting, economics, environmental science, law, politics, and philosophy.


Application of knowledge and skills

Graduates with a major in Corporate Sustainability will demonstrate the application of corporate sustainability knowledge and skills:

  • with initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship;
  • to adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts; and,
  • with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of corporate sustainability concepts, issues and practices from multidisciplinary perspectives;
  2. Exercise critical thinking and judgement to identify and solve corporate sustainability problems;
  3. Apply theoretical and practical knowledge to analyse sustainability issues in business, market, social, ethical and regulatory context;
  4. Communicate sustainability knowledge and ideas in aclear and coherent way.
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Requirements

This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:


18 units from the completion of the following course(s):


BUSN3017 - Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting (6 units)

MGMT2001 - Corporate Sustainability (6 units)

MGMT3015 - Corporate Strategy (6 units)


6 units from the completion of the following course(s):


MGMT3101 - Business and the Natural Environment (6 units)

MGMT3102 - Business and its Social Stakeholders (6 units)


6 units from the completion of the following course(s):


ECON3128 - Resource and Environmental Economics (6 units)

MKTG2002 - Sustainable Marketing (6 units)


18 units from the completion of the following course(s):


ANIP3003 - Australian National Internships Program Internship A (6 units)


CBEA3002 - Social Enterprise Experience (6 units)

OR CBEA3066 - Global Business Immersion (6 units)


CBEA3070 - ANU College of Business and Economics Internship Project (UG) (6 or 12 units)

ECON3128 - Resource and Environmental Economics (6 units)


ENVS2011 - Human Ecology (6 units)

OR ENVS2013 - Society and Environmental Change (6 units)

OR ENVS3020 - Climate Change Science and Policy (6 units)

OR ENVS3028 - Environmental Policy (6 units)


ENVS3021 - Human Futures (6 units)

MGMT2004 - Negotiation (6 units)

MGMT2008 - Social Enterprises and Social Business (6 units)

MGMT2035 - Managing Organisational Change (6 units)

MGMT3016 - Business Ethics (6 units)

MGMT3101 - Business and the Natural Environment (6 units)

MGMT3102 - Business and its Social Stakeholders (6 units) "Study

MKTG2002 - Sustainable Marketing (6 units)

MKTG3024 - Social Marketing (6 units)

POLS2011 - Development and Change (6 units)

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