Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility (STaR)RSS

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Welcome to STaR!

The WU Vienna Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility is an 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 overarching aims are to provide a collaborative platform for networking, knowledge exchange and dissemination of exemplary academic scholarship on environmental, social, and economic sustainability, AND to support WU’s societal responsibility as a driver of sustainable transformations. In order to meet these aims, we host academic and public events, organize workshops, provide online space for sharing relevant content, and serve as a liaison between WU community (students, faculty, staff) and external stakeholders.

More information on our team can be found on About Us - Team.

News and Upcoming Events

Diversity and Inclusion in a global business environment: WU Executive Insights (June 19)

WU Executive Academy and STaR will co-host WU Executive Insights: an evening event with Learning & Organization Behavior expert Josefine van Zanten.

Post-event reflections: ChangEDucation, ready or not?

Only 11% of WU students may be familiar with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The 6th annual Nachhaltigkeitstag / Sustainable Transformation Day took a step toward raising the SDG awareness...

What contribution can organizational scientists offer to confront climate disruption? (July 2)

STaR would like to draw your attention to the Research Seminar & Round Table Discussion with STaR WU member Giuseppe Delmestri at King's Business School, London (July 2)

Digital Transformation – The Case of Responsible Leadership and the VUCA World

STaR Fellow Christof Miska, Assistant Professor at the Institute for International Business, contributed a key note themed “Digital Transformation – The Case of Responsible Leadership and the VUCA…

Post-event reflections “Skilled Migrants in Austria: Needed but Unwelcome?”

On April 10, 2019, STaR hosted its first panel discussion open to the WU Vienna community and to external audience, with the aim to raise awareness on the topic of skilled and highly qualified…