Sustainability and business today
The legislator is giving more and more importance to the topic of sustainability in the private sector, in particular by promoting – or even imposing –forms of reporting and assessment of social and environmental impacts. The programme aims at deepening the evolution of the legislation on sustainability reporting up to the most recent form of impact assessments, as tools able to give a real and detailed outlook about sustainability in organizations. The programme will focus on: (i) the Non-Financial Declaration for public interest organizations and large-scale organizations, (ii) social reporting for social enterprises, (iii) the social impact guidelines for Innovative Start-Ups with social aims (iv) the evaluation standard for benefit corporations, (v) the B Imapct Assessment for B-Corps. If these burdens can be considered as cost on one hand, they represent a market opportunity able to foster a competitive advantage on the other.
For entrepreneurs and managers in the private sector – profit or nonprofit -, for companies that want to deepen what are the legal obligations, parameters and standards for evaluating sustainability.
Aims and methods
The aim of the course is to deepen the evolution of the legislation on sustainability reporting up to the most recent form of impact assessments. Lecture and case studies.