|Courses in Sustainability: ||Yes|
|Sustainability course is: ||Optional|
|Description: ||This course focuses on the principles and practices of environmentally-sensitive “green” business. The objective is to develop students’ understanding of how businesses can innovatively enhance profits through careful stewardship of the environment. This growing area of graduate business education is viewed as critically important in preparing leaders of global enterprises.
The course involves readings and lecture/discussion sessions that introduce critical issues of sustainable development and environmental strategy faced by global enterprises, followed by an international immersion experience that will consist of a series of lectures complemented by field trips, and company site visits.
This course begins in the latter half of the fall term. The international trip takes place during the first two weeks of January, prior to the start of the spring term. Final post-trip assignments would be due before the middle of the spring term.|
|Research Opportunities in Sustainability: ||Yes|
|Description: ||The school in 2009 started a Net Impact student organization. This student organization has started speaker series and seeks out consulting projects on sustainability.|
|School's environmental commitment: || |
|1: ||Rollins Microfinance Fund is a non-profit organization that raises funds to help less fortunate individuals in developing countries get themselves out of poverty through the use of small scale loans. |
|2: ||The Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Initiative (SESi) takes an entrepreneurial approach to global change by applying innovation and sustainability to the world's most pressing societal challenges. Launched at Rollins in 2010 as a program incubated by the Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship, SESi is now a cross-campus initiative helping Rollins students channel their passion for social change into solution-oriented action.|
|3: ||On September 6, 2012 Rollins College was honored by being named a Changemaker Campus. This designation places Rollins among only 16 colleges nationally (and the first in Florida) that have received this recognition for their leadership and commitment to building the field of social entrepreneurship.|