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

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