Business schools learn to ‘do the right thing’ on sustainability

Every year, students at the College of Stellenbosch Organization Faculty (USB) in Cape City gain some strange palms-on, off-campus expertise of the pressures of controlling a small business in a challenging ecosystem. While their counterparts in other places typically have out projects to find out about revenue era, at USB the intention is a broader social 1.

In a programme that commenced in the nearby low-profits townships of the Cape Flats and has because expanded into Stellenbosch and the Jap Cape, students work together with neighborhood entrepreneurs to aid and suggest them.

“Students get to deal with the reality of a extremely tiny company in a bad ecosystem, to think creatively about advertising solutions, scaling up, schooling, VAT registration and tax,” claims Professor Piet Naudé, the school’s director.

“We simply just can not prevent the tricky social questions of our time: poverty, inequality, corruption, world weather change,” he adds. “Business

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