Developing mutually beneficial partnerships with other organisations is both Principle 6 of PRME but also Sustainable Development Goal 17. Federation University in Ballarat, Australia has a strong partnership with the only public national university in Timor-Leste, one of the poorest, and newest, countries in the world. Although the partnership has been going since 2013, many … Continue reading Partnerships for the SDGs -Timor-Leste and FedUni
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
Earlier this week, the work of the PRME Working Group on Climate Change and Environment was featured on PRiMEtime. In addition to their work and the resources they have developed, the United Nations Global Compact has produced several resources focused on climate action. Much of this is through the Caring for Climate initiative in partnership … Continue reading 5 Climate Change Resources from the United Nations Global Compact
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 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
Debbie Haski-Leventhal from Macquarie University in Australia has been conducting research focused on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and responsible management education (RME) for many years. Every two years she conducts an international study measuring the attitudes of business students around the world on CSR and RME. The latest survey results have just been released. I … Continue reading Students Views on Responsible Management Education – Where Do We Stand?
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