Welcome to the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability
The Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability provides a platform for collaborative, inter-disciplinary work across the School of Management and Governance, all schools within Murdoch University and outside institutions. The Centre seeks to advance teaching and research in areas that are at the heart of key global challenges and relevant to future university graduates and society at large.
The Centre's objectives are to:
- be an outward-facing and socially relevant organisation that engages with the communities it wishes to serve;
- engage in high quality teaching and research to shape new thinking and practice on key aspects of responsible citizenship and sustainability; and
- create an environment that is conducive to collaboration and promotes the development of research students and early career scholars.
CRCS Research Seminar by CBS Visiting Fellow
Prof Rene Schmidpeter from the Cologne Business School is currently being hosted by the CRCS and presented last week at the School of Management and Governance Research Seminar. Prof Schmidpeter spoke on the centrality of CSR and sustainability in business strategy among European firms and highlighted the increasingly important role both concepts play for firms commercial success. The lecture slides can be accessed via this link.
Prof Schmidpeter's visit also serves the purpose of supporting the bid by the CRCS to host the International CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance Conference in 2017 (see Global Corporate Governance Institute). This annual conference will be held in Nanjing, China and Cologne, Germany in 2015 and 2016 respectively with the host country for 2017 yet to be decided.
What we seek...
The Centre engages in theoretical and empirical work, seeking to shape new thinking and practice on key aspects of responsible citizenship and sustainability.
What we do
The Centre is successful in attracting research funding, producing high quality research publications reaching national and international audiences.
Who we are
The team at the Centre includes scholars with expertise in a wide range of areas including policy, management, sustainability and development studies.