Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020


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GLBL 533 001 (CRN: 14952)


Department: Global Affairs
Instructor: Cruz, Ivonne
Meeting: 6:00PM - 9:00PM F (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Must be enrolled in one of the following Degree(s):
Master of Arts in Global Affrs
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 29-MAY-2024 1:09PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Description: This course aims to familiarize the student with the ethical nature of business and with corporate responsibility issues in business environments, making them aware of the critical social and environmental issues that organizations confront in an era where social impact at the bottom line is extremely valued from a costumer and stakeholder perspective. We will examine numerous corporate initiatives and measuring frameworks that attempt to address these challenges as well as how they are being evaluated in the public eye. We will study the increased measurement and due diligence processes on natural resource sourcing, environmental and climate change controls, monitoring ethical supply chains, and human rights compliance, in order to scrutinize the so–called sustainability strategies of corporations.