Corporate sustainability and climate change – challenges and opportunities for business
Professor: Gyula Zilahy
Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary)
June 5 – June 16 (6:00pm – 9:00pm)
The course provides an introduction to the business - sustainability domain by presenting relevant management theories and corresponding practical experiences. It starts by introducing relevant theories and then demonstrating them by using concrete examples. An array of corporate management tools will be introduced during the course (e.g. sustainability indicators, environmental management systems, sustainability reporting, etc.), which can be useful for course participants during their professional career. Additionally, the course intends to improve negotiation skills through a role-play simulating international climate change negotiations.
Gyula Zilahy is an Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Economics of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary. He holds a PhD in Management Sciences from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration (2003). He has been a guest lecturer at the St. Gallen University (Switzerland) and ESADE (Barcelona, Spain). He has served as the vice dean for international affairs and research at the Faculty of Business Administration of the Corvinus University of Budapest. His teaching topics include the management of responsible organizations, sustainable business models and the implications of climate change on businesses.
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