Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.23
Liaison Asheen Phansey
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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Babson College
ER-12: Sustainability Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Carolyn Hotchkiss
Dean of Faculty
Academic Management
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Does the institution offer a program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive experience(s) offered by the institution:

Multiple off-shore study courses taught through the lens of sustainability are offered each year.

Sustainability Immersive Experiences offered in 2010 and 2011:

- Biodiversity, Conservation Law and Ecotourism in Costa Rica led by Professors Lester and Rodgers
- Social Responsibility through Eco-Enterprise in Turkey led by Professor DiCarlo
- Social Responsibility in Malaysia led by Professor Hoopes
- Sustainable Entrepreneurship - The Norwegian Experience led by Professor George
- Arctic Economics:  Environment and Seasonality led by Professor Goldstein

The following programs are less focused on sustainability, but still use it as a theme:
- Tanzania: Business and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa led by Professor Rivera
- Culture, Society and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies: Ghana led by Dean Hanno and Professor Deets

The website URL where information about the immersive experience is available:

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