The concepts and principles of sustainable society will be investigated in this seminar through readings, discussions and primary research.
Students will be introduced to the concepts of sustainable society, and through the study of key principles and movements from the past to present they will analyze the present sustainability measures adopted in companies, schools and the larger society.
Communicating Nature: How we create and understand environmental messages
Additional reading materials will be distributed in class.
Students are expected to read assigned materials prior to class and actively participate in class using English.
Class participation, reading assignments, short papers, field research, class presentations, final research paper.
１．Overview of course and syllabus ２．Overview of early Environmentalism ３．Social movements for the environment in the North ４．Social movements for the environment in the South ５．Emergence of sustainable society ６．Global governance for sustainable society ７．Student research presentation and paper ８．Fundamental principles of sustainable society ９．The Three Es of sustainable society 10．Environment Education for sustainable society 11．Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for sustainable society 12．Case study on CSR 13．Field research on CSR 14．Analysis of company action for sustainable society 15．Student research presentation and paper
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