Civic Engagement in the Workplace: Working for a Better World

Civic Engagement in the Workplace: Working for a Better World

Can we make healthy working environment the norm? Is it unrealistic to aim for ethical production standards in fashion industry? Is it possible to create equal models of governance in large-scale companies and involve all employees, equally, in the production chain? From co-ops to social entrepreneurship, from small scale to large scale companies, we explore civic initiatives taken by individuals, companies and public policies to create a more equal and inclusive workplace.

Jura: The Whole Taste

In CM5076 Food, Culture and Communication, you will travel to the Jura, in eastern France, to meet the people who are involved in almost every aspect of cheese production (farmers, cheese makers, cheese agers, fruitières, etc.) and to attain a more in-depth understanding of the French notion of terroir, as well as a more nuanced sense of a larger, regional fabric.