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)

Expanding Your Approach to Reporting – Experiences from Copenhagen Business School

Throughout the month of October, PRiMEtime will be focused on how business schools are reporting on sustainability, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and responsible management more broadly and, more importantly, what the future of reporting might look like. Four awards for excellence in Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reporting were announced during the 2020 Virtual … Continue reading Expanding Your Approach to Reporting – Experiences from Copenhagen Business School

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

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

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