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This multi-disciplinary subject provides a comprehensive introduction to the concept of sustainability as it applies to business. The subject moves beyond the notion of commercial sustainability that has been prevalent in business towards a more balanced and integrative approach that includes economic, social and environmental sustainability. The subject will explore organisational sustainability at the strategic and operational levels. Topics include a consideration of sustainability metrics and reporting, triple bottom line, corporate social responsibility, stakeholder engagement, climate change and emissions trading, social impacts, operations in developing countries and indigenous community settings, emerging 'green' technologies, sustainable natural resource management, marketing of sustainability and international best practice for sustainability.
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