The sustainability programme aims to ensure there is a foundation of sustainability teaching in all core courses, and pathways for students to pursue sustainability topics in the majors.


ECON 775 Economics of the Environment (15 Points)

Economics of natural resource use and policy. Externality, welfare economics, price theory. Sustainability, future generations and equity. Environmental macroeconomics, trade. Non-market valuation methods, species preservation. International issues.

MGMT 737 Sustainability (15 Points)

Review of the development of the global interest in a more sustainable society, international issues related to sustainable development, corporate leadership in the area of sustainability, and social issues linked to stewardship, systems thinking and 'beyond the horizon' approaches to planning.

MAORIDEV 738 Strategic Planning: Tikanga Māhere i te Ao Māori (15 Points)

Principles and techniques associated with strategic thinking, scenario setting, planning and innovation, for Maori sustainable economic development. Draws on matauranga Maori, or Maori knowledge systems of future planning. Provides an overview of Maori social enterprise development and issues of sustainability including the role of whanau, hapu, iwi and the operations of Maori organisations that operate within Maori and Aotearoa New Zealand society and internationally.
Restriction: BUSADMIN 768

MGMT 309 Organisational Ethics and Sustainability (15 Points)

Considers how organisations can responsibly negotiate the complex demands of changing cultural values, ethical perspectives and real world conditions. Particular emphasis will be placed on strategic planning for a sustainable future that moves beyond 'Business as Usual'.
Prerequisite: BUSINESS 200 or MGMT 211 or MGMT 231 or any 30 points at Stage II in Ethics Restriction: MGMT 331