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

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

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (including during COVID-19) – School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana

At School of Economics and Business at the University of Ljubljana (SEB LU) in Slovenia health promotion is key. The School has put in place an impressive range of activities, from lectures and workshops, healthy eating options, and a unique sports programme, to support staff and students alike. I recently spoke with Manca Smolej about … Continue reading Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (including during COVID-19) – School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana

110 Sustainability Documentaries to Watch Right Now (updated – now 119)

NOTE: A few more have been added thanks to your suggestions so we are now at 119. Documentaries have the power to help us dive, often deep, into a world we wouldn’t usually have the chance to. They help broaden our understanding of the world around us and this is increasingly crucial for business school … Continue reading 110 Sustainability Documentaries to Watch Right Now (updated – now 119)

Empowering Women on and off Campus – Munich Business School

March 8th is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is 'Generation Equality'. In honour of this, PRiMEtime will focus in on several schools celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality. In their most recent SIP report, Munich Business School in Germany outlines several specific initiatives in place to … Continue reading Empowering Women on and off Campus – Munich Business School

Special Feature on Modern Slavery – 28 Resources

To continue with this week’s special feature on Modern Slavery, here are several resources that can be used in the classroom relating to Modern Slavery. Alliance 8.7is an inclusive global partnership committed to achieving Target 8.7 of the 2020 Sustainable Development Goals. The International Labour Organization serves as Secretariat for the Alliance. The Alliance has … Continue reading Special Feature on Modern Slavery – 28 Resources

How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

Curriculum: Nottingham University Business Schoolin the United Kingdom has been working on eliminating modern slavery in supply chains through their involvement in the Rights Lab. They are embedding this agenda into their teaching and learning activities. For example, in Managing Operations, a core module, over 300 students become anti-slavery activists by contributing to Walk Free, … Continue reading How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

Hosting International Networks at Universities – Reykjavik University and the Arctic Circle

In 2013, H.E. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, Iceland’s former President as well as the Chairman and founder of the Arctic Circle, was quoted saying that he started the Arctic Circle because he felt that the Arctic needed “a platform in a Medieval square format, where anyone could show up and present and share ideas”. Today the … Continue reading Hosting International Networks at Universities – Reykjavik University and the Arctic Circle

Looking forwards with the 2018-2019 PRME Champions – One Initiative for 2020

Now that 2019 is past us, lets focus on 2020. To start off the year I asked the 2018-2019 PRME Champions 5 questions in relation to PRME and will be posting their answers throughout the week. First off I asked them to list one or two initiatives connected with their institutions and the Sustainable Development … Continue reading Looking forwards with the 2018-2019 PRME Champions – One Initiative for 2020