Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability

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Welcome to the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability

The Centre

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.

Learn more about the Centre and its activities or sign up to our e-mail list to receive updates about events and collaboration opportunities.

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TEDx Talk

On April 2nd, Honorary Postdoctoral Associate and CRCS member, Neville Ellis, presented at TEDx Bunbury. The TEDx event was organised around the theme of ‘eudaimonia’, a term developed by Aristotle that broadly describes a state of ‘human flourishing’. Neville’s presentation entitled “How to Flourish on a Sick Planet” explored how our mental wellbeing is interconnected with the health and vigour of our home environments, as well as that of the planet as a whole. Drawing upon concepts such as ‘solastalgia’, ‘topophilia’ and ‘eutierria’, Neville introduces his audience to an emerging language that begins to give voice to the often overlooked but powerful emotional and psychological states produced by our interactions with our cherished home places. His talk can be viewed here:

CSR Conference 2016 - Cologne Germany

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 Updated: 4 April 2017

We are pleased to announce the 3rd International Conference on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance ‘Sustainable Management as a New Business Paradigm’ to be held 1-3 August 2016 in Cologne, Germany.  The conference is hosted by the Cologne Business School and co-hosted by the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability as well as London Metropolitan University and Loyola University New Orleans.

This conference will showcase current CSR models and practices, as well as the next generation of issues that business leaders and society will face. The conference will gather highlevel government officials and representatives, business leaders, experts from the business community, civil society, non-profit and community based organizations, academic institutions, and other stakeholders. It provides a platform for the sharing of expectations, aspirations and responsibilities.  For more information see: Call for Abstracts

Enquiries to: crcs@murdoch.edu.au


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What we seek...

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.

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What we do

What we do

The Centre is successful in attracting research funding, producing high quality research publications reaching national and international audiences.

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Who we are

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.

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