Creating an Inclusive Report – Experiences from Birmingham Business School

Every PRME Signatory has a first Sharing Information on Progress Report. For most, starting from zero can be a difficult place. How do you put into practice a model of committing, collaborating, collecting, creating, communicating and continuous improvement that will be useful and impactful to the school itself. The quality of first time reports has … Continue reading Creating an Inclusive Report – Experiences from Birmingham Business School

Trends and Innovations in Sustainability and the SDGs – News Items From This Month

One has only to turn on the news to hear about the challenges we are facing in one, or several of the issues covered in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But the news isn’t all negative. The reality is that there are countless news items, most of which get very little attention, that celebrate successes, … Continue reading Trends and Innovations in Sustainability and the SDGs – News Items From This Month

Mapping the SDGs – Experiences from USB

Three and a half years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and a growing number of Business Schools are organising mapping excercises in order to gain a better understanding of where their school stands when it comes to impacts and opportunities in relation to the Goals. In their most recent Sharing Information on progress (SIP) … Continue reading Mapping the SDGs – Experiences from USB

Partnerships for the SDGs -Timor-Leste and FedUni

Developing mutually beneficial partnerships with other organisations is both Principle 6 of PRME but also Sustainable Development Goal 17. Federation University in Ballarat, Australia has a strong partnership with the only public national university in Timor-Leste, one of the poorest, and newest, countries in the world. Although the partnership has been going since 2013, many … Continue reading Partnerships for the SDGs -Timor-Leste and FedUni

Creating a Concise SIP – Experiences from the University of Gothenburg

Earlier this year, Macquarie University, Kemmy Business School and Hult Business School shared their experiences putting together their most recent Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports. One of the challenges that these schools, and many more face when approaching their SIP is what to include and what to leave out. I spoke with Mattias Sundemo, … Continue reading Creating a Concise SIP – Experiences from the University of Gothenburg

Partnering with Business Around the SDGs – BI Norwegian Business School

The Global Opportunity Explorer is an online database of sustainable solutions and market solutions rooted in over five years of research involving 18,000 business leaders and 17 expert panels. It is a partnership between a range of business and education partners working together with the UN Global Compact. BI Norwegian Institute was the first academic … Continue reading Partnering with Business Around the SDGs – BI Norwegian Business School

Creative Solutions for the SDGs – Masters in Creative Sustainability at Aalto University

  Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires multi-disciplinary thinking and action. Few programmes, however, truly bring together different disciplines into one programme to engage students in this kind of thinking. At Aalto University School of Business, the Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability aims to engage students in developing creative solutions for the SDGs by … Continue reading Creative Solutions for the SDGs – Masters in Creative Sustainability at Aalto University