We are very pleased to welcome Professor Dr.-Ing. Dr. Christian Berg to his course “Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility” at the European Institute today.
Professor Berg is an internationally renowned expert in the field of sustainability and today he´s with us in Saarbrücken to teach our MBA students captivating topics in the fields of sustainability and social responsibility. Professor Berg is research fellow at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel. His main research foci are
- Sustainable Development
- Corporate Sustainability
- Sustainability and IT
- Networking processes.
Professor Berg has pubished numerous papers, articles, interviews and books. His latest publication was released in December 2019 and announced “New Report” of the Club of Rome:
Berg, Christian, Sustainable Action. Overcoming The Barriers. First Edition, Routledge, 2020.
Module M1-2 Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility
This course gives an overview of the complex challenges of a sustainable development. Following a general introduction to the concepts of sustainability, global change and planetary boundaries, the lecture spotlights three types of challenges that a sustainable development needs to address: (re-)sources, declines, and development. It will explain the causes for non-sustainability, the political framework needed, and the implications for business: market trends in sustainability, pushing factors for and realizations of corporate sustainability (e.g. management systems, carbon footprinting, reporting) as well the role of investors.