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

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

Working Group on Climate Change and Environment – An Introduction and Overview

The PRME community has a number of Working Groups that aim to deepen collaboration in and across institutions on specific issues relevant to corporate sustainability and responsibility. They also aim to connect the work of the PRME network further with the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs). Working Groups are proposed and led by Signatories and membership … Continue reading Working Group on Climate Change and Environment – An Introduction and Overview

Politecnico di Milano School of Management’s Approach to Embedding the SDGs

Politecnico di Milano School of Management in Italy has made a commitment to further engage in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through responsible education initiatives, research projects and internal as well as external collaborations. They are engaging in the SDGs through their Sustainability SoM project, a team of staff involved in exploring sustainability in teaching, … Continue reading Politecnico di Milano School of Management’s Approach to Embedding the SDGs

How Schools are using WikiRate to Engage Students in Sustainability

 Late last year the University of Wollongong released a report exploring the multiple ways the WikiRate Student Engagement Project was being implemented in higher education institutions in diverse classrooms around the world. WikiRate is an open database and research tool that allows anyone to collaboratively research and analyse data on socio-environmental impacts of companies. It … Continue reading How Schools are using WikiRate to Engage Students in Sustainability

The PRME Innovation Challenge – Through the Eyes of the Students Involved

The PRME Innovation Challenge regularly brings together students from PRME Advanced schools to work with business to build sustainable business solutions addressing their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)/ corporate social responsibility objectives. In 2018 teams of students worked with Manitou Group on two real-life sustainable development challenges. In 2017, several teams of students worked on the … Continue reading The PRME Innovation Challenge – Through the Eyes of the Students Involved

Engaging Marketing in the Sustainable Development Goals – Experiences from Griffith Business School

There are many common themes across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Change is one of those, and more specifically, bringing about changes in behavior. This is particularly relevant to the SDGs relating to good health and well-being (SDG 3). Within the business school environment, developing and disseminating messages that will bring about positive changes in … Continue reading Engaging Marketing in the Sustainable Development Goals – Experiences from Griffith Business School