Guiding Principles In our Guiding Principles, we pledge to master the economic and social challenges of responsibility and sustainability and to integrate their related requirements into all our activities. We are committed to confronting the challenges of responsibility and sustainability in all of our endeavors. Based on its Vision (2025) the University of St.Gallen has defined the following Policy Statement on Responsibility and Sustainability: 1. As leading business university we want to contribute to solving the challenges of globally responsible action and sustainable development in business and society.2. Therefore we include pertinent demands in all our activities, in particular education, student engagement, research, post-experience education, public outreach, infrastructure and operations.3. Through our education we educate entrepreneurial personalities whose actions are informed by social responsibility and sustainability.4. Through our research we contribute to solving current and future problems of globally responsible action and sustainable development in business and society.5. We reach out to organizations in business and society to jointly explore and engage in effective approaches to meeting the challenges of globally responsible action and sustainable development.