4 Environmental Ethics, Social Responsibility and Sustainability (English version)
(4 CSR & Sustainability)

The learner should understand what sustainability is and how it was developed as an open concept with ecological, economical and social parts and the different interpretation as „weak“ or „strong“ sustainability with three management rules (Learning Unit 4.1), the national strategy in Germany to handle sustainability with its political perspective, principles and management rule, indicators, targets and the civil dialogue in Germany about it.

In learning unit 4.2 the learner should also understand the basic ideas of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its development and definition.