Alessandra
Bianchi


Bianchi
Adjunct Professor of Environmental Policies and Economics Bologna Business School Adjunct Faculty

BIO

PhD, Adjunct Professor since 2007 and currently teaching Corporate Social Responsibility at Bologna Business School, Alma Mater Studiorum, Master in Business Management.
She has always worked in the field of environmental policies and environmental economics. She has developed tools and methods for socio-economic analysis aimed at the governance of the society/environment relationship. Social and environmental sustainability as a business strategy and circular economy are her main research fields. She has been a consultant for the Ministry of Environment and for the Department of Environment of the Sicilian Region, as well as for other research institutions and professional agencies in the same field.
She has conducted research at the University Federico II of Naples, the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) of Columbia University, the CNR and the Polytechnic of Milan.
She has participated in numerous national and international conferences as a speaker and moderator.
She graduated in Political Science at the University of Naples Federico II, with an experimental thesis in Environmental Policy.
She later obtained a Master in Environmental Policy and Economics at the University of Milan.
She obtained her PhD in Environmental Risk Assessment and Mitigation from CIRAM (University of Naples Federico II) and CIESIN (Columbia University – New York, NY).

COURSES

The course is based on the principles related to the evolution of the planet and the world of industry (Industry 4.0), outlining, in parallel, a new figure of managers, increasingly attentive to sustainability issues and achievable sustainable goals as well as to valorisation of themselves: a green manager. Emission reduction, recycling, new production and management processes, attention to the entire product life cycle, are just some of the actions related to Corporate Social Responsibility issues that can be implemented and can benefit or stimulate technological innovations that we live in everyday life. The topics of the course will include: the basic concepts of economics and environment policy for the transition of managers and businesses to a sustainable economy, businesses and territories, national, European and international regulatory dictations, the competences of the green manager, the phenomenon from the point of view of the enterprise and the consumer, the operating tools. At the end of the course, the student will have acquired the following skills: how to manage an enterprise with an innovative cultural perspective that at the same time allows to achieve the expected economic outcomes considering its territory as an added value, safeguarding and communicating to the market in a correct manner their behavior.

Gestione d’Impresa – Green Management and Sustainable Businesses