[Translate to English:] Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility (STaR)
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Competence Center STaRRSS

We are WU's interdisciplinary home for research, teaching and broader societal engagement concerned with the grand challenges of our times, such as the ones embodied in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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

  • We are not tied to a specific department or program and are proud to serve as a go-to site for information on Sustainability @WU

  • Together with students and staff, we are working on becoming the WU SDG-Hub, and we are actively engaged in the Third Mission (community outreach)

  • Our Resources site provides information on sustainability, including WU research dissemination, as well teaching and learning materials from business schools around the world

  • BA/MA Theses: Writing for Impact site is for students and everyone interested in student-driven research on sustainability


Upcoming Events

Intercultural Aspects in CSR Communication (Nov. 20-21)

We invite you to join this interdisciplinary online conference in three languages organized by the Research Group on CSR Communication. Click for more details and registration. . .


CLIC Startup Competition online event (Oct. 5)

STaR is pleased to share this invitation on behalf of our colleagues at the CLIC Startup Competition. Click for more details. . .

WU welcomes its new students – and so does the Green Buddies’ initiative

The WU Welcome Days (15-16 Sept) took place online this year. STaR Fellow Laura Bauer presented the cross-campus initiative Green Buddies. . .

State of the Art of Responsible Leadership Research

STaR fellow Christof Miska contributed to the panel discussion on responsible leadership research at the 9th International Humboldt Conference on Sustainability and Responsibility. . .

Sustainability @WU

A new page on our website provides both, important information and fun facts about all-things-sustainability at WU Vienna. . .

Responsible Global Leadership Dilemmas, Paradoxes, and Opportunities

A recent book publication, co-edited by two of STaR Team members together with colleagues in the US, explores the dilemmas, paradoxes, and opportunities faced by leaders in global organizations. . .