Sustainable Management for Metropolia, Business Ethics IP week. Lecturer: Menno de Lind van Wijngaarden, MSc. Sustainable Management. Create Portfolio Of 8 assignments, (all, except 7) Bring your portfolio On Friday 10:00. Assignment 1. Before we start, let’s do a zero measurement
Sustainable Managementfor Metropolia, Business Ethics IP week.
Menno de Lind van Wijngaarden, MSc.
Of 8 assignments, (all, except 7)
Bring your portfolio
On Friday 10:00
Definition:Development is sustainable when:
"meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
Brundtland commission, 1987
A short definition =
Now vs. Then, Here vs. There
Everything is connected!
Business can take the lead, act as a driving force.
But governments need to set requirements (level playing field)
Consumers are only limited stakeholders here.
Increasing Public Awareness
Sustainability can be profitable
It is the right thing to do.
Value of life, biodiversity, morality
Not under poverty or recession
Nationalism, Liberalism, Culture