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 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

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

For Students, By Students – Student Engagement at TBS Business School, France

We often focus in on the sustainability focused courses and initiatives that have been put in place for students studying at business schools. But what about the students? At a growing number of schools not only are the students themselves showing interest and championing projects but many are organising themselves into groups and committees with … Continue reading For Students, By Students – Student Engagement at TBS Business School, France

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