Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Around the world curriculums are going online. But it isn’t just curriculum. Technology is providing opportunities to bring field trips and some experiential learning experiences online as well. Virtual reality, for example, can allow students the chance to learn about distant places together without having to travel anywhere. Christian Schott, along with an interdisciplinary team … Continue reading Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Engaging Every Student in the SDGs Every Day – Swinburne Business School

There are many key players when it comes to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Perhaps the most important player however is each and every one of us. As Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations, said “We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to achieve the world’s goals. We … Continue reading Engaging Every Student in the SDGs Every Day – Swinburne Business School

Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

While every school engages students, for some schools this is a core part of their DNA. One such school is Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph in Canada. Even the logo for the school was developed by a current marketing student (see video above). I spoke with Rumina … Continue reading Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Sustainability as a Unifying Vision: Reflections on a 10-Year Journey Founding the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

When founding (former) dean Julia Christensen Hughes was appointed in 2009, the University of Guelph in Canada did not claim to have a business school. Instead, they had recently established a College of Management and Economics that brought together a variety of business and social science programmes, some that had been operating for well over … Continue reading Sustainability as a Unifying Vision: Reflections on a 10-Year Journey Founding the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Mindfulness in the Business Context – An Academic Approach from IESEG

IESEG has a long-standing tradition of embedding social, responsibility, ethics, and sustainability. Since 2015, IESEG has worked through an ongoing collective process involving hundreds of stakeholders on their VISION 2025 Strategy. This has led to the vision to become a “unique international hub empowering changemakers for a better society”. A focus on mindfulness emerged through … Continue reading Mindfulness in the Business Context – An Academic Approach from IESEG

Engaging Students as Partners in Sustainability – Exploring and Expanding the How:

How do you engage students? Obviously, most of what we do every day in our institutions is focused on engaging students in these topics. But by this I don’t just mean through events and clubs or even through the curriculum. How do you engage students as partners in sustainability at a business school?  It is … Continue reading Engaging Students as Partners in Sustainability – Exploring and Expanding the How:

Engaging Students in the School’s Sustainability Strategy – An Example from IESEG School of Management

This month PRiMEtime is focused on student engagement, featuring innovative examples schools globally. This week the focus is on engaging students in the school’s sustainability strategy. This is what the Responsible Leaders Programme does at IESEG School of Management in France. I spoke with Maria Castillo, CSR Manager at IESEG, about this programme and the … Continue reading Engaging Students in the School’s Sustainability Strategy – An Example from IESEG School of Management

Engaging Students in Human Rights – An Example from Queen’s Management School

This month PRiMEtime is looking at student engagement featuring innovative examples from schools globally. This week we look at an innovative partnership coming from the UK. Queen’s Management School saw an opportunity to collaborate with the Northern Ireland Business and Human Rights Forum to develop an innovative programme that engages students in human rights issues and how … Continue reading Engaging Students in Human Rights – An Example from Queen’s Management School

The Launch of a Blueprint for SDG Integration in Business Schools

2020 marks both five years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the beginning of the United Nations Decade of Action to ensure the achievement of these Global Goals. It is with this backdrop that the 3rd PRME Champion Cycle have developed, and recently launched, a new guidance document to support business schools … Continue reading The Launch of a Blueprint for SDG Integration in Business Schools

A focus on SDG 15: University Campuses and Biodiversity

SDG 15 calls on the international community to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. While there have been some encouraging global trends in protecting terrestrial ecosystems and biodiversity since the Global Goals started, the UN fears that … Continue reading A focus on SDG 15: University Campuses and Biodiversity