|Courses in Sustainability: ||Yes|
|Sustainability course is: ||Optional|
|Description: ||BUS 510: Economics and Metrics for Sustainability - 3 cr. hrs. Examination of ecological and environmental economics, Natural Step, and the role of business, nonprofit, and government sectors in fostering sustainability. Through field study in the Portland region, students will learn how to benchmark an organization’s sustainability performance, build the quantitative and qualitative case for sustainability action, and propose flexible strategies for moving forward.
BUS 513: Social Responsibility in Organizations - 3 cr. hrs.
Explores the role of business in society. Coverage of company values, actions, and outcomes that affect employees, investors, business partners, communities, and the natural environment. Examines business ethics in these relationships and ways that leaders can improve corporate citizenship.|
|Research Opportunities in Sustainability: ||Yes|
|Description: ||Various faculty participate in sustainability research and graduate students are able to work with them.|
|School's environmental commitment: || |
|1: ||Several professors utilized the Natural Step in their curriculum|
|2: ||Two of UP's professors published the first text book on Sustainable Marketing|
|3: ||Support Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies|