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10 Things Business Schools Must Teach about Sustainable Development
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The acceleration of sustainable development initiatives across the global marketplace has stimulated a variety of responses from both global companies and business schools as they race to adapt to increasingly powerful demographic, economic and technological changes.

Yet the direct relationship between companies and business schools remains uneven, both in actions and in results. This is reflected in the often ad hoc nature of their collaboration, the differing approaches to teaching sustainable development, and the burgeoning need for new skill sets among graduates.

The World Environment Center recently convened 40 thought leaders from multinational companies across a variety of sectors, as well as representatives from academia and non-governmental organizations, to examine the critical skills required of business leaders implementing sustainable development.

http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/11/22/10-things-business-schools-must-teach-about-sustainable-development

 

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