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Page Prize: Excellence in Sustainable Business Education

Now in its ninth year, the Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula is designed to encourage and support efforts to introduce or substantially upgrade sustainability courses or associated course work into the curriculum of business schools, both nationally and internationally.

2015 Page Prize Winner and Honorable Mentions

Grand Prize Winner — University of Vermont's Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA

Faculty at the University of Vermont were selected as the Grand Prize Winners of the Page Prize in 2015. Their submission highlighted the curriculum developed for a one-year Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA degree. This submission demonstrated an innovative approach to the traditional MBA program and integrates sustainability in each course, providing students insight into what it takes to be successful in sustainable enterprises.

Honorable Mentions

Simmons College — Ryan Rafferty's Managing CSR and Sustainability Analysis Reporting

This undergraduate management course addresses key issues in sustainability management and corporate social responsibility, including a focus on the analysis and reporting of performance.

University of Colorado Denver — Sue Keaveney's Marketing and Global Sustainability

This case-based graduate-level marketing course addresses key issues in sustainable marketing, including sustainable brands and supply chain sustainability.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill — Olga Hawn's Sustainability Strategy

This MBA course uses a combination of lectures and cases to discuss global issues in sustainability, sustainable strategy, corporate social responsibility and stakeholder engagement.


About the Page Prize

Now in its ninth year, the Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula is designed to encourage and support efforts to introduce or substantially upgrade sustainability courses or associated coursework into the curriculum of business schools both nationally and internationally.

The Moore School's approach to sustainability fosters the understanding of sustainable enterprise across multiple dimensions, including the natural environment, corporate social responsibility, governance and ethics, and coordination with governments and civil society. Through the Page Prize, the Moore School not only strives to encourage the development of relevant and rigorous sustainability curricula, but also serves as a resource for educators interested in integrating sustainability into their programs and courses.

A database of previous Page Prize winners and honorable mentions for business faculty around the world is available on the Moore School website.

The Page Prize is awarded annually for the best submission based on the integration of sustainability into business curricula. Submissions are welcomed from faculty, doctoral students and others related to innovative approaches to teaching sustainability to business students. Previous applications have covered a wide range of disciplines including accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management, marketing, operations and supply chain management, and organizational behavior.

The Call for Submissions has closed for the 2016 Page Prize. The submission deadline was March 27, 2017.

Grand prize winners receive $1,000 and a framed print of Aegean Sea #6, an original diptych by Lynn Manos Page, certifying the award. Honorable mention prizes may be awarded at levels of $250 each. Each finalist will receive a print of Aegean Sea #6.