Kaisa_2012_3_photo by Veikko Somerpuro

14.1.2020 at 08:00 - 3.2.2020 at 23:59


Thu 13.2.2020
12:00 - 16:00


For forest sciences' students only: ME-007

Students familiarize with topical scientific literature and theories on CSR from multiple viewpoints. Aim is to be able to assess sustainability strategies and practices and the underlying drivers and performance applied in the context of bioeconomy. Case studies are also used in group works.

Periodi II, 1 maisterivuonna

Familiarization with basic theories and models for corporate responsibility (CR/CSR) and their applications in emerging bioeconomy. Special emphasis is put on forest industry ijn global context. Course includes 10 h lectures and 4 h guest speakers, mid-term literature exam and group work or individual assigments. Fullfillment requires independent teaching and ability to participate at least 50 % of contact teaching and group work sessions.

60 % of grade exam and other written assignments, 30 % group work, 10 % class activity.

Panwar, R., Kozak, R. & Hansen, E. 2016. Forest Business and Sustainability. Earthscan/Routledge, New York.

Other materials distributed in the class.


Teaching in English.

Professor Anne Toppinen

Replaces the course 84051 Responsible business management in global forest bioeconomy 5 cr.