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BTX4100 - Corporate environmental responsibility

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Wayne Gumley


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)


Considering the nature and extent of environmental problems facing business in a global and resource constrained economy, and how the legal system encourages a transition to ecologically sustainable development. Topics include common law environmental rights and responsibilities, the role of government regulation and the role of corporations with particular emphasis upon legal mechanism to promote corporate environmental responsibility.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Written assignment (2,500 words): 30%
Group project: 20%
Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


BTF4100, BTF5100, BTX5100