Sustainable Business and Innovation

The Sustainable Business and Innovation specialization aims to equip students with an understanding of key sustainability challenges and opportunities for business today as well as current and emerging business practice.  Leading companies and NGOs are blending social, environmental and more traditional economic perspectives to create innovative conceptual frameworks and strategies. This specialization will provide students with the knowledge and skills to achieve help their organizations use sustainability to drive competitive advantage, innovation, and value for society.

Sample Courses:

  • Sustainability for Competitive Advantage
  • Corporate Branding and Sustainability
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Development
  • Investing for Environmental and Social Impact
  • Strategy with a Social Purpose
  • Social Enterprise & Sustainable Food Business
  • Law, Business and Human Rights
  • Impact Investing Experiential Learning Seminar
  • Social Problem-Based Entrepreneurship
Please note that this is a selection of courses and is subject to change. For more information, visit the course index.

Especially Applicable to Careers in Social Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Management such as:

  • Business Development
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Economic Development/Microfinance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • ESG-Focused Investing
  • Impact Investing
  • Impact Consulting
  • Management Consulting
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Planning