The Collaboratory at Fordham

How can a school create a space focused on experiential learning that is both for students and influenced, and created by students, and where students can develop the right mindset that will enable them to become not only social entrepreneurs but also intrapreneurs. This is what Gabelli Fordham School of Business has been doing, and continues … Continue reading The Collaboratory at Fordham

National, Regional and Global Collaborations for Sustainability – Universidad Externado de Colombia

We recently featured an article on the University Social Responsibility Indicator System, a series of indicators that allow business schools to identify, measure and track their performance in terms of sustainability. This project, which involved 28 different institutions from 7 countries, is just one of several innovative collaborative projects originating at Universidad Externado de Colombia. … Continue reading National, Regional and Global Collaborations for Sustainability – Universidad Externado de Colombia

What the SIP of the Future Will Look Like – According to Signatories (Part 1 of 2)

To finish off this month’s special feature on the Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) report, I asked several Signatories what they felt the SIP of the future might look like. I asked them two questions. The first was to share their thoughts on how the SIP report itself might be structured (part 1). The second … Continue reading What the SIP of the Future Will Look Like – According to Signatories (Part 1 of 2)

Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Around the world curriculums are going online. But it isn’t just curriculum. Technology is providing opportunities to bring field trips and some experiential learning experiences online as well. Virtual reality, for example, can allow students the chance to learn about distant places together without having to travel anywhere. Christian Schott, along with an interdisciplinary team … Continue reading Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Engaging Every Student in the SDGs Every Day – Swinburne Business School

There are many key players when it comes to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Perhaps the most important player however is each and every one of us. As Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations, said “We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to achieve the world’s goals. We … Continue reading Engaging Every Student in the SDGs Every Day – Swinburne Business School

Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

While every school engages students, for some schools this is a core part of their DNA. One such school is Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph in Canada. Even the logo for the school was developed by a current marketing student (see video above). I spoke with Rumina … Continue reading Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

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

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

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