Aston hosts a free online webinar on Sustainable Development and Sustainability Solutions. Wednesday 8th May, 12pm BST

 An online webinar run by Aston Business School, a world-class, triple-accredited School, explores the topic of Sustainable Development and Sustainability Solutions. Held on Wednesday 8th May at 12pm BST, it is open to all and free to attend. Book a place to be part of the discussion.

Of interest to all those concerned with fashioning a better future, Dr John Blewitt will explore the growing use of resilience in discussions around sustainable development and sustainability solutions. Drawing from some of the findings of a soon to be published book by Dr John Blewitt and Daniella Tilbury, Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development (Routledge-Earthscan, 2013), John will show how different interpretations of this key term leads to different types of policies and actions.

John will be using examples from the fields of business and the economy, eco-urban development, community regeneration, homelessness, individual psychology conservation and education. He will also discuss how the concept of resilience is addressed in Aston’s new innovative MSc Social Responsibility & Sustainability.

As the MSc course co-director, Dr John Blewitt’s webinar also offers interested students the perfect opportunity to find out more.

The MSc programme, offered both full-time and part-time via distance learning, offers an opportunity to study at a world-class business school with a real commitment to ethics and the social and natural environment. Aston was ranked 5th in the UK in The People and Planet Green League 2010, was recently placed 11th in the Guardian Green League and has a Gold EcoCampus Award; we fully endorse and are actively engaged with the UN Principles of Responsible Management Education.

The Aston MSc Social Responsibility and Sustainability programme combines both academic and practical perspectives and is suitable for those people interested in working in roles related to CSR and Sustainability in commercial business, the public sector, social enterprises or the not-for-profit and charitable sectors.  With a part-time distance learning option available that will allow you the flexibility to take control of your own learning, the programme is perfect for those who wish to balance study with professional and personal obligations. 

Register to join the webinar and find out more about this unique programme.


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