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

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

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 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

Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

While every school engages students, for some schools this is a core part of their DNA. One such school is Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph in Canada. Even the logo for the school was developed by a current marketing student (see video above). I spoke with Rumina … Continue reading Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Sustainability as a Unifying Vision: Reflections on a 10-Year Journey Founding the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

When founding (former) dean Julia Christensen Hughes was appointed in 2009, the University of Guelph in Canada did not claim to have a business school. Instead, they had recently established a College of Management and Economics that brought together a variety of business and social science programmes, some that had been operating for well over … Continue reading Sustainability as a Unifying Vision: Reflections on a 10-Year Journey Founding the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

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

How CUOA Business School in Northern Italy Responded to COVID-19 and What’s Next

Italy, and in particular Northern Italy, was hit early on by the COVID-19 pandemic and Business Schools in that region had to respond and adapt quickly. As one of the first countries to be impacted, it didn’t have the benefit of learning from how other schools had, or were currently responding.  CUOA Business School, a … Continue reading How CUOA Business School in Northern Italy Responded to COVID-19 and What’s Next

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