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Identify a process or vicinity of Swansea University (the process or vicinity is to be agreed with the University?s Sustainability Team and with the module co-ordinator); conduct an environmental review and prioritise the course of actions required to reduce the environmental impact of the process or vicinity. Key Marking criteria will include: Assessment criteria will follow the generic marking guidelines contained in the School Undergraduate Handbook. ? Information and knowledge ? Application ? Analysis ? Synthesis and context ? Evaluation To gain higher marks students are required to show analysis and reflection rather than simple description. They should use multiple sources of literature to frame and justify their analysis. All sources should be correctly identified – students are reminded the University enforces strict penalties for plagiarism (up to and including withdrawal from the University). MNB313 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS – MODULE SCHEDULE Week Topic Lecture Contents Seminar Contents Key Readings 1 w/c 27/01 Module Introduction Introduction to the course and overview of content. – Everard, M. (2011). Sustainability and Sustainable Development. In J. Brady (Ed.), IEMA Handbook, (pp.40-61) 2 w/c 03/02 Environmental Management Systems This session will introduce the motivations for adopting an environmental management system and outline the requirements of the international standard ISO14001. Discussion of assignment preparation 3 w/c 10/02 Environmental Management Systems This session will discuss the planning of an environmental management system. Policy and environmental programmes will be discussed. Evaluation of significant aspects and impacts Silverman, M. and Lanphar, T. (2008). Benziger family winery, in Russo (ed.) Environmental Management Readings and Cases 4 w/c 17/02 Environmental Management Systems This session will discuss the implementation of an environmental management system. Factors affecting the adoption of such a system will be introduced. Discussion of EMS adoption factors 5 w/c 24/02 Resource management This session will introduce the concept of resource management and will discuss energy management. Evaluation of climate change impacts 6 w/c 03/03 Resource management This session will focus on waste management. Identification of eco-design factors in a selection of products 7 w/c 10/03 Sustainable production and consumption This session will focus on the production side of the topic, discussing opportunities for eco-design. Discussion of assignment preparation 8 w/c 17/03 Sustainable production and consumption This session will focus on the consumption side of the topic, discussing opportunities for engaging consumers in more sustainable purchasing behaviours. Discussion of green marketing Ottman, J.A. (2011). The new rules of green marketing, Greenleaf. – Chapter 7. Establishing credibility and avoiding greenwash. 9 w/c 24/03 Sustainability Strategies This session will look at types of strategic response to environmental issues, and discuss examples of sustainability strategies. Guest speaker: Swansea University?s Sustainability Manager Discussion of assignment preparation Schaltegger et al. (2003). An introduction to corporate environmental management. Chapter 13 ? Basic corporate environmental strategies 10 w/c 31/03 Course Summary Overview of module topics. Discussion of exam preparation – Please note: the timing and content of these sessions is subject to change Reading Material This is a rapidly evolving subject area and a range of material will be referred to – from recent periodicals, articles in the press and government publications. Students will be encouraged to seek information from a wide variety of sources. There is no single textbook for this course, but some useful texts are: Brady, J. (Editor) (2011) Environmental Management in Organizations: the IEMA Handbook Earthscan ISBN 9781849710626 Russo, M.V. (2008) Environmental Management: Readings and Cases Sage Publications ISBN 9781412958493 Schaltegger, Burritt and Petersen (2003) An Introduction to Corporate Environmental Management Greenleaf ISBN 1874719659 Reading/Reference List: 2013/14 The following books may be useful for reference or general background reading Brady, J. (2011) Environmental Management in Organisations: the IEMA Handbook ? 2nd Edition Earthscan ISBN 9781849710626 Hillary, Ruth (2000) ISO14001 Case Studies and Practical Experiences Greenleaf ISBN 1874719276 Holliday, C.O., Schmidheiny, S. and Watts, P. (2002) Walking the Talk: The Business Case for Sustainable Development Greenleaf ISBN 1874719500 Ottman, J.A. (2011) The New Rules of Green Marketing Greenleaf ISBN 9781906093440 Russo, M.V. (2008) Environmental Management: Readings and Cases ? 2nd Edition Sage ISBN 9781412958493 Schaltegger, Burritt and Petersen (2003) An Introduction to Corporate Environmental Management Greenleaf ISBN 1874719659 Schaltegger, S. and Wagner, M. (2006) Managing the Business Case for Sustainability Greenleaf ISBN 1874719950 Sheldon, C and Yoxon, M. (2002) Installing Environmental Management Systems: a step-by-step guide Earthscan ISBN 1853838683 Sroufe, R. (Ed.) (2007) Strategic Sustainability Greenleaf ISBN 978-1-874719-61-8

Identify a process or vicinity of Swansea University (the process or vicinity is to be agreed with the University?s Sustainability Team and with the module co-ordinator); conduct an environmental review and prioritise the course of actions required to reduce the environmental impact of the process or vicinity.

Key Marking criteria will include:

Assessment criteria will follow the generic marking guidelines contained in the School Undergraduate Handbook.
? Information and knowledge
? Application
? Analysis
? Synthesis and context
? Evaluation
To gain higher marks students are required to show analysis and reflection rather than simple description. They should use multiple sources of literature to frame and justify their analysis. All sources should be correctly identified – students are reminded the University enforces strict penalties for plagiarism (up to and including withdrawal from the University).

MNB313 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS – MODULE SCHEDULE

Week
Topic Lecture Contents Seminar Contents Key Readings
1
w/c
27/01 Module Introduction Introduction to the course and overview of content.

– Everard, M. (2011). Sustainability and Sustainable Development. In J. Brady (Ed.), IEMA Handbook, (pp.40-61)

2
w/c
03/02
Environmental Management Systems
This session will introduce the motivations for adopting an environmental management system and outline the requirements of the international standard ISO14001.
Discussion of assignment preparation

3
w/c
10/02 Environmental Management Systems

This session will discuss the planning of an environmental management system. Policy and environmental programmes will be discussed.
Evaluation of significant aspects and impacts

Silverman, M. and Lanphar, T. (2008). Benziger family winery, in Russo (ed.) Environmental Management Readings and Cases

4
w/c
17/02
Environmental Management Systems
This session will discuss the implementation of an environmental management system. Factors affecting the adoption of such a system will be introduced. Discussion of EMS adoption factors
5
w/c
24/02

Resource management

This session will introduce the concept of resource management and will discuss energy management. Evaluation of climate change impacts

6
w/c
03/03

Resource management

This session will focus on waste management. Identification of eco-design factors in a selection of products

7
w/c
10/03

Sustainable production and consumption

This session will focus on the production side of the topic, discussing opportunities for eco-design. Discussion of assignment preparation

8
w/c
17/03
Sustainable production and consumption
This session will focus on the consumption side of the topic, discussing opportunities for engaging consumers in more sustainable purchasing behaviours. Discussion of green marketing
Ottman, J.A. (2011). The new rules of green marketing, Greenleaf. – Chapter 7. Establishing credibility and avoiding greenwash.

9
w/c
24/03
Sustainability Strategies
This session will look at types of strategic response to environmental issues, and discuss examples of sustainability strategies.
Guest speaker: Swansea University?s Sustainability Manager Discussion of assignment preparation

Schaltegger et al. (2003). An introduction to corporate environmental management. Chapter 13 ? Basic corporate environmental strategies
10
w/c
31/03
Course Summary Overview of module topics. Discussion of exam preparation

Please note: the timing and content of these sessions is subject to change
Reading Material

This is a rapidly evolving subject area and a range of material will be referred to – from recent periodicals, articles in the press and government publications. Students will be encouraged to seek information from a wide variety of sources. There is no single textbook for this course, but some useful texts are:

Brady, J. (Editor) (2011)
Environmental Management in Organizations: the IEMA Handbook
Earthscan ISBN 9781849710626

Russo, M.V. (2008)
Environmental Management: Readings and Cases
Sage Publications ISBN 9781412958493

Schaltegger, Burritt and Petersen (2003)
An Introduction to Corporate Environmental Management
Greenleaf ISBN 1874719659

Reading/Reference List: 2013/14

The following books may be useful for reference or general background reading

Brady, J. (2011)
Environmental Management in Organisations: the IEMA Handbook ? 2nd Edition
Earthscan
ISBN 9781849710626

Hillary, Ruth (2000)
ISO14001 Case Studies and Practical Experiences
Greenleaf
ISBN 1874719276

Holliday, C.O., Schmidheiny, S. and Watts, P. (2002)
Walking the Talk: The Business Case for Sustainable Development
Greenleaf
ISBN 1874719500

Ottman, J.A. (2011)
The New Rules of Green Marketing
Greenleaf
ISBN 9781906093440

Russo, M.V. (2008)
Environmental Management: Readings and Cases ? 2nd Edition
Sage
ISBN 9781412958493

Schaltegger, Burritt and Petersen (2003)
An Introduction to Corporate Environmental Management
Greenleaf
ISBN 1874719659

Schaltegger, S. and Wagner, M. (2006)
Managing the Business Case for Sustainability
Greenleaf
ISBN 1874719950

Sheldon, C and Yoxon, M. (2002)
Installing Environmental Management Systems: a step-by-step guide
Earthscan
ISBN 1853838683

Sroufe, R. (Ed.) (2007)
Strategic Sustainability
Greenleaf
ISBN 978-1-874719-61-8

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