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

Inaugural blog: Beyond discussion

by Lars Moratis and Frans Melissen / What should responsible management education look like against the background of a world that is on a trajectory of a two degree Celsius temperature rise by 2050? Which roles can business schools take to tackle systemic challenges such as pandemics, the biodiversity crisis, and inequality and oppression across … Continue reading Inaugural blog: Beyond discussion

Why Rio+20 was still a success – the contribution of the private sector and academic institutions in support of sustainable development and the Rio+20 process by Jonas Haertle

On my first day after returning from the Rio+20 conference - officially, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development which took place 20 years after the 1992 Rio Earth Summit - I spoke to a group of MBA students at Fordham University in New York. Admittedly, the instructor had asked the class to read about the … Continue reading Why Rio+20 was still a success – the contribution of the private sector and academic institutions in support of sustainable development and the Rio+20 process by Jonas Haertle