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

Creating Interdisciplinary Platforms to Address the SDGs – The Honey Bee Initiative

Like most complex challenges, the problem of declining honeybee populations and its effects on economies, food security, and the environment will require an interdisciplinary effort to solve. Through the Honey Bee Initiative, George Mason University’s Business for a Better World Center has brought together the diverse fields of art, business, education, and science to do … Continue reading Creating Interdisciplinary Platforms to Address the SDGs – The Honey Bee Initiative

Embedding the SDGs into Business Education – focus on the Business for a Better World Center of George Mason University’s School of Business

While business has a critical role to play in addressing the world’s complex challenges, the sector relies on universities to produce knowledge, engage partners, and prepare students for tomorrow’s challenges. George Mason University School of Business’ Business for a Better World Center (B4BW) believes that the purpose of the corporation extends beyond creating value for … Continue reading Embedding the SDGs into Business Education – focus on the Business for a Better World Center of George Mason University’s School of Business

An Update from the PRME Anti-Poverty Working Group

Ending poverty in all its forms and dimensions by 2030 is at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals. It should, therefore, also be an integral part of how management education contributes to these as well. Within the PRME community, the Anti-Poverty Working Group, active since 2008, has been coordinating knowledge, initiatives, resources and research … Continue reading An Update from the PRME Anti-Poverty Working Group

How CUOA Business School in Northern Italy Responded to COVID-19 and What’s Next

Italy, and in particular Northern Italy, was hit early on by the COVID-19 pandemic and Business Schools in that region had to respond and adapt quickly. As one of the first countries to be impacted, it didn’t have the benefit of learning from how other schools had, or were currently responding.  CUOA Business School, a … Continue reading How CUOA Business School in Northern Italy Responded to COVID-19 and What’s Next

Embedding the SDGs into the Curriculum and Research – lessons from the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences in South Africa

The Gordon Institute of Business Science in South Africa has been part of the PRME Champions since 2018 and a signatory since 2009. They are committed to working collaboratively to achieve higher levels of performance in transforming business and management education in curricula, research, educational frameworks, sustainability based partnerships and thought leadership. I spoke with … Continue reading Embedding the SDGs into the Curriculum and Research – lessons from the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences in South Africa