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Undergraduate subject

Business and Sustainability

27 October 2023

The link between business and sustainability involves improving processes from manufacture to end user.



Business and Sustainability


Sustainability is an important issue and more people are holding businesses accountable with their impact on the environment and climate change.

The link between business and sustainability involves improving processes from manufacture to end user, so that we are minimising waste and impact, and rethinking business strategies to take care of the world we live in. This includes looking after communities, individuals, and the planet.


Business and Sustainability

What will my study involve?

  • Learn business approaches to environmental and social challenges through interactive lessons and case studies.
  • Explore corporate performance from ethical, global, and multicultural perspectives.
  • Customise your degree by including this minor in a wide range of bachelor’s degrees.

Business and Sustainability


Business and Sustainability minor

For the minor in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Digital Screen, Health Sciences, Product Design, Science, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Sport, or Youth and Community Leadership, complete the following courses:




Plus at least two courses chosen from these options.

Business and Sustainability

Career opportunities

By studying this subject, you will be able to look at business processes from many angles with the goal of saving the environment, building sustainable relationships with stakeholders, and cost- cutting while helping businesses grow.

Career pathways could include:

  • operations and supply chain management
  • business management
  • entrepreneurship
  • advisory and consulting.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.

Related brochures

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