Companies primarily focus on financial gains when making investment decisions. From a societal perspective, this is increasingly seen as an insufficient approach.
In this learning community, students of various levels, backgrounds and ages will work together, coach and challenge each other, and enhance each other’s learning experiences in the field of social impact analysis. Staff, external business relations, and alumni will join and provide support and access to information and resources.
The purpose is to develop a `teaching case’ which can be used for training purposes within and outside business school curricula.
With the goal to come up with a well informed and nuanced picture of the recent development of a nickel mine, set up by a multinational company in Papua New Guinee. It is a real story of a large multinational company that develops a huge open pit mine seemingly without taken into account the effects on the direct natural and social surroundings.
The activities in this group consist of a broad study of the developments around mining investment and social impact assessment in general.
When: block 1.1 / 1.2, Sept 2016 - Jan 2017
For: BSc and MSc students at FEB
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