11:30-14:30 CET (Brussels time zone)

Legal Aspects of Sustainability

By Dr. Elena Koltsaki (Lawyer-Mediator, Academic Director, MSc in Business for Lawyers, Affiliate Professor, ALBA Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece)

Location: Online

  • Dr. Elena Koltsaki

    Dr. Elena Koltsaki

    Lawyer-Mediator, Academic Director, MSC In Business For Lawyers, Affiliate Professor, Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

Learning objectives / outcomes:

By the end of this module participants should be able to

  • Understand the key concepts, theories, practices, and trends related to ethically-charged real life business problems including ethical and sustainability issues
  • Understand current theory and legislation on CSR.
  • Identify the blind spots in decision making and the driving forces behind misconduct as well as learn how to build an “ethical compass”.
  • Identify and understand the legal framework and common management practices designed to facilitate and encourage ethical business.


  • Introducing Business Ethics
  • Sustainability as a key goal for business ethics in the age of Globalization. CSR in an international context.
  • The corporation as part of a wider society. Corporate Responsibility, Stakeholder theory of the firm and Corporate Citizenship.
  • Normative and Descriptive Ethical Theories & Alternative perspectives. Making Decisions in Business Ethics: Individual & Situational influences on decision making.
  • The Regulatory framework of CSR. Recent developments in International and EU legislation. Corporate Accountability vs Corporate Liability.
  • Managing Business Ethics. Tools and Techniques of Business Ethics Management.

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