Socioenvironmental Management

Coordinator: Flavio Hourneaux Junior,PhD


Assistant Coordinator Clandia Maffini Gomes,PhD


Temas e Líderes:

The theme covers theories, concepts, and practices related to the processes of measuring, controlling, and managing the performance of organizations, in a broadened vision of the one described by the theory of the firm. It includes topics such as: sustainability indicators; sustainability indexes; models for measuring sustainability and socioenvironmental performance; sustainable balanced scorecard; triple bottom line approach; theoretical approaches to sustainable firm performance; socioenvironmental accounting; sustainability reports; integrated reporting.

This topic covers theories, concepts, and practices related to the processes of conceiving, implementing, and evaluating strategies aimed at sustainability. It covers topics such as: sustainable strategies; sustainable strategic projects; sustainability as a competitive advantage; impact of aspects of the macro-environment relating to sustainability; strategic crisis management and socioenvironmental risks; new sustainable business models; sustainable value creation; sustainable finance; functional strategies focusing on sustainability; sectoral and public strategies for sustainability; sustainability management in the value chain; applications of traditional strategic approaches focusing on sustainability.

In general, this topic covers concepts, theories, and actions related to the great global challenges for Sustainable Development with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in the 2030 Agenda. The topic combines analyses at different levels of government, organizations, companies, and society in the international, regional, and local environments. It includes topics such as poverty; hunger and food security; healthy living and well-being; inclusive and equitable quality education; gender equality; sustainable water and sanitation management; energy for all; full and productive employment; decent work; inclusive and sustainable industrialization; reducing inequality; sustainable cities; sustainable production and consumption patterns; climate change and its impacts; sea and ocean sustainability; sustainable use of land ecosystems; sustainable forest and land management; biodiversity; peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development; global partnerships for sustainable development.

This topic covers studies about elements that aim to mitigate environmental problems and seek more efficient use of available resources, as well as evaluating the impacts and externalities resulting from the production of goods and services, caused by the activities of organizations. It covers topics such as: environmental management systems; environmental management standards; eco-efficiency; industrial ecology; environmental auditing; cleaner production; the product life cycle; sustainable supply chains; reverse logistics; greenhouse gas projects; environmental licensing; environmental liabilities management; solid waste management.

This topic covers Corporate Social Responsibility and its theories, concepts, and practices, discussing the effects of the actions of organizations on the various stakeholders they relate with. It encompasses themes such as: social responsibility; environmental responsibility; ethics in organizations; fair trade; stakeholder theory; businesses for the base of the pyramid; social businesses; inclusive economics; climate strategies and stakeholders; innovation for sustainability and inclusion; international sustainability agreements and principles and their impacts on organizations.