Business and Sustainability
Today’s businesses recognise that customers are choosing suppliers with environmental and cultural values similar to their own. Sustainability remains an important issue as more 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.
- Learn various business approaches to addressing environmental and social challenges through interactive lessons and case studies.
- Explore corporate performance from ethical, global, and multicultural perspectives.
- Customise your degree with a business focus by including this minor in a wide range of bachelor’s degrees.
Business and Sustainability minor
For the minor in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Digital Screen, Health Sciences, Science, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Sport Coaching, or Youth and Community Leadership, complete the following courses:
Plus at least two courses chosen from these options.
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.
Some career pathways could include:
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Business Management
- Advisory and consulting.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
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