Strategies for Sustainable Development II: Managing Social Issues

Course Code
STRATEGY 565
Hours
1.5 hours
Type
Elective
Offered
  • Fall 18 (B)
  • Fall 19 (B)
  • Fall 20 (B)

Strategies for Sustainable Development II: Market Transformation --- The pressure for sustainable development has significant implications for firms, particularly large multinational corporations. With free trade on the rise, long-term opportunities exist for firms able to identify, develop, and deploy technologies, products, and services that contribute to sustainable practices and resource use in the developing world. This course examines how long-term competitive positioning can be secured through strategies such as positioning can be secured through strategies such a environmental partnerships, technology cooperation, and collaborative planning.

Taught By
Andy Hoffman
  • Professor of Management & Organizations
  • Professor of Environment and Sustainability
  • Holcim (US), Inc. Professor of Sustainable Enterprise
Andrew (Andy) Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; a position that...