A Focus on Australia/New Zealand

This past December the Australia and New Zealand Chapter, officially transitioned from an Emerging to an Established Chapter, cementing their commitment to realising the Sustainable Development Goals through responsible management education. Although they only just became an Established Chapter, the region has always had a very active PRME Signatory base, a group of schools that are … Continue reading A Focus on Australia/New Zealand

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Italy, Australia, and New Zealand

As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Italy, Australia, and New Zealand

Indigenous Business Examples from New Zealand and Australia

Gilimbaa: “Our History. Our Story. Our Future” Reconciliation Australia Animation from Gilimbaa. As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they often hear about the same examples from … Continue reading Indigenous Business Examples from New Zealand and Australia

Promoting Accounting as a Career Choice with Indigenous Students – Deakin University, Australia

Of the more than 180,000 Australian professional accounting body members, only 30 professionally qualified accountants identify as Indigenous Australians. This is something that the team at Deakin University is trying to change. The Indigenous Higher Education @ Deakin Action Plan 2016-2020 builds on the long and successful history of education and research with and for … Continue reading Promoting Accounting as a Career Choice with Indigenous Students – Deakin University, Australia

Providing a Snapshot of Support for PRME and Sustainability – University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business School, in Australia, is one of the largest business schools in the southern hemisphere with over 13,000 business school students and 54,000 university students. Following their decision to join the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) in 2010, the school began a multi year project called “Capturing … Continue reading Providing a Snapshot of Support for PRME and Sustainability – University of New South Wales

Take One Step – Engaging with the SDGs at Monash Business School

The call is out for universities to engage with the Sustainable Development Goals in multiple ways; through research, through curriculum and partnerships. But equally important is to raise awareness and engage individual students on a day-to-day basis. At Monash Business School, an online platform that challenges participants to make an SDG-inspired change in their life … Continue reading Take One Step – Engaging with the SDGs at Monash Business School

Repositioning the weight of management history and its relationship to sustainability

by Stephen Cummings and Todd Bridgman / One of the perceived barriers to promoting sustainable management is the weight of history. It seems hard to advocate for such a new approach when the foundations of what management and business are believed to be about run contrary to sustainability. Management’s ‘good’, its primary aim or motive, … Continue reading Repositioning the weight of management history and its relationship to sustainability

Editorial Board

Frans Melissen (editor-in-chief) Antwerp Management School (Belgium) & Breda University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands) Hello everyone, my name is Frans Melissen. I am Breda University of Applied Sciences’ Professor of Sustainable Experience Design and, together with Lars Moratis, co-Chair in Management Education of Sustainability on behalf of Breda University of Applied Sciences (the Netherlands) and … Continue reading Editorial Board

2020 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 2 of 2)

This post is the second part of the end of year review. Click here to read part 1.   By March 2020, everything changed very quickly as COVID-19 took over our lives. In response, I posted a summary of past posts to help schools looking to adapt quickly to the new COVID-19 reality including posts on mental health, innovative … Continue reading 2020 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 2 of 2)