Sustainable Commerce Specialization

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Become the sustainability expert of your organization

In today’s global and complex economy, businesses need to focus their efforts on more than just the financial bottom line. The MBA in Sustainable Commerce emphasizes responsible social and environmental business practices as well as traditional financial drivers for growth and sustainability. This approach allows you to develop your skills as a leader in sustainable commerce. Let us show you how to build triple-bottom-line focused strategies to help your organization thrive.

The University of Guelph is known across Canada for its commitment to sustainability and developing leaders with a social conscience. With our MBA specialization in Sustainable Commerce you will explore what social and environmental sustainability means within an organizational context. You’ll become a leader within your industry that inspires positive change, and supports the growing demand for socially responsible businesses. This MBA specialization draws participants from a variety of different industries, including finance, hi-tech and agribusiness.

Learn to:

  • Develop an advanced understanding of how sustainability can be integrated into an organization 
  • Enhance your leadership and management abilities by learning from faculty who have developed game-changing research on sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Elevate your career potential by specializing in a business segment with a growing demand


Discover specialized sustainable commerce courses within the Lang MBA


MBA number 9 in the world for sustainability


We inspire you to improve life by focusing on sustainability, ethics, and community engagement, helping you to bring these values into your organization and become a ‘force for good’. The Lang MBA was recently ranked as one of the world's top programs for its focus on sustainability via Corporate Knights.






Alumni Profile: Preet Bassi, MBA '16

Preet Bassi started the "I Rock Pink" initiative, has helped raise nearly $100,000 for healthcare causes.

Working at RBC as a Commercial Account Manager for Healthcare Professionals, Bassi remains committed to continuing the conversation about cancer. She sits on the William Osler Health System’s Holi Gala committee, which raises funds for the hospital and healthcare community. She also serves on City of Brampton’s Economic Development Master Plan Steering Committee and City of Brampton’s Economic Development Advisory Committee. 

"It's not only a career or community involvement, it's a personal commitment to healthcare."


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