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

Mindfulness at the Executive Level – University of South Australia

Sustainable Development Goal 3 focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages. This includes a focus on mental health. At the University of South Australia Business School, Nicola Pless, Chaired Professor of Positive Business, has been teaching a course focused on mindfulness for the past 5 years at the executive … Continue reading Mindfulness at the Executive Level – University of South Australia

How Business Schools are responding to COVID-19 – examples from the PRME community (updated regularly)

(Last update April 17, 2020) I will be updating this blog post with any additional insights, examples and tips Schools send me as they come to hand, so please check back regularly. If you would like to add your examples to share with the community, or if you have an example you would like featured … Continue reading How Business Schools are responding to COVID-19 – examples from the PRME community (updated regularly)

Adapting to a New COVID-19 Reality –  9 Tips and Tools for Schools (part 1 of 2)

It is incredible how quickly we have moved away from business as usual into a whole new space. Some of us have already been working in this new, COVID-19 reality for several weeks, while others are just starting, or hopefully preparing, for what is perhaps, unfortunately inevitable. I too have been glued to the screen … Continue reading Adapting to a New COVID-19 Reality –  9 Tips and Tools for Schools (part 1 of 2)

2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

This week I want to both celebrate the past and look forward to 2020. Over the next few days I will share the 2019 PRiMEtime review, highlighting some of the fantastic work PRME Signatories are undertaking across the globe. Then we will focus in on what we are looking forward to in 2020 with some … Continue reading 2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

Reporting on Progress and RME in China – Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China (part 1 of 2)

International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China strives to be a model business school for other Chinese business schools to learn from and achieve sustainable growth. Their research-led teaching is an integral factor behind the creation of global and sustainable graduates. Through their work internally, and influence externally with other business … Continue reading Reporting on Progress and RME in China – Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China (part 1 of 2)

2018 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

As we enter year three of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is a transition in business schools from raising awareness around the Goals to really diving into the details. Signatories are not only creating a range of new programmes around the SDGs but are also rethinking existing offerings. I am thankful that so many … Continue reading 2018 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

Meditation in the Classroom (Part 1 of 2) – Chiang Mai University Faculty of Business Administration

Chiang Mai University Faculty of Business Administration in Thailand, is committed to producing social conscious students. They aim to instil sustainability in their students through a growing range of courses (for example a course on Accounting and Climate Change), sustainability assignments in all core courses as well as a focus on sustainability outside of the … Continue reading Meditation in the Classroom (Part 1 of 2) – Chiang Mai University Faculty of Business Administration

New Approaches to Business Ethics – University of South Australia

Many schools have been teaching business ethics classes for years, some as electives, some as part of the core. The question is no longer whether or not business ethics should be taught, but how to best teach it. One school that has been testing out a new approach is the University of South Australia Business … Continue reading New Approaches to Business Ethics – University of South Australia

How the Social Impact Festival at University of Western Australia Supports Global and Local Progress

The Sustainable Development Goals help us consider everything – from one person, to the university, to our cities – in a global context. They provide a robust yet accessible framework for learning about global progress. This is the focus of the work being done at the Centre for Social Impact at the University of Western … Continue reading How the Social Impact Festival at University of Western Australia Supports Global and Local Progress