Inhalt der Veranstaltung

This is a course offered in German.

How can companies act sustainable? To answer this question the course elaborates the understanding of sustainability in politics and companies. It clarifies the relevance of sustainable action for companies in a world of depleting natural resources. In the second part of these lectures theoretical knowledge of corporate policy and concepts for the creation of a balance among economic, social and environmental matters are discussed. Finally it introduces concrete instruments of a sustainable resource management.


The course is open to students of every discipline. You can receive 3 Creditpoints with a workload of circa 90 hours. This time period includes watching and working through the educational videos, revising the presentational slides, dealing with the exercises, reading additional literature and preparing for the exam. The exam will be an online test, which you can complete at a nearby university.

The educational videos can generally be used by anybody on any level. Even school teachers can incorporate the provided material into their own classes or other groups (e.g. companies) can profit, too.

If you have any questions of suggestions fell free to contact the module responsible.

This lecture is offered by Prof. Dr. Georg Müller-Christ (University of Bremen). It has been produced 2012 for the Virtual Academy of Sustainability at the University of Bremen.