Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility (STaR)

Competence Center STaRRSS

The competence center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility (STaR) is WU Vienna’s interdisciplinary home for engagement with the grand challenges of our times such as the ones embodied in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We serve as a platform for networking, knowledge exchange, curricula development, and outreach on topics related to environmental, social, and economic sustainability.


Our mission, team, and affiliates are introduced in About Us.


We are proud to serve as a go-to site on Sustainability @WU. Take a closer look and get involved!

For students

Our For Students site has information for students as well as a wider audience.


Our Resources site includes useful materials from WU’s researchers and from business schools around the world.


Together with colleagues at RCE Vienna, we are actively engaged in Third Mission.


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Multi-Sector Dialogue for a Sustainable Transformation: Radical Change vs. More of the Same?

Leaders from across society discussed the most pressing issues we face. . .


2021 NBS Sustainability Centers Community Workshop

STaR co-hosted a biennial global workshop for leaders of business sustainability centers. Virtual, with the taste of Vienna. . .


Call for Scientists

EU Project Communities 4 Sciences is searching for participants and multipliers. Read more. . .


Sustainability & Responsibility in WU's Annual Report 2020

The new annual report of WU is out. We're proud to contribute to the WU Community, as featured in the "Shaping the Future, Sustainably" section. Click on the above heading access the report. . .

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What Sustainability Centres Learned in a Year of Virtual Connection

NBS Sustainability Centres Community, of which STaR is a member, shares insights related to handling COVID-19, running a centre, and advancing the sustainability transformation. . .