Using Pitch Competitions to Develop Sustainability Skills and Businesses

Many business students enter their degree programs hoping that, one day, they will become entrepreneurs, starting and growing their own businesses. In addition to a range of courses and electives focused on entrepreneurship, there has also been a significant increase in the number of local and global pitch competitions. At a pitch competition, teams of students … Continue reading Using Pitch Competitions to Develop Sustainability Skills and Businesses

2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)

It is once again time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2015 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world to embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. Sixty articles were posted featuring over 182 examples from more than 114 schools in 38 countries. In … Continue reading 2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)

2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is once again time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2015 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. Sixty articles were posted over the year on responsible management education, featuring over 182 examples from more than … Continue reading 2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

Sixty million people have been displaced by conflict and over 410,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean from the Middle East so far this year. Although the primary responsibility for peace rests with governments, the urgency of the global refugee crisis is a challenge that requires support from all actors in society on a short-, mid- … Continue reading Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

Sustainable Buildings on Campus (Part 2)

Engaging in sustainability and responsible leaders goes beyond the classroom curriculum. It must also be engrained into the business school itself on its campus. A growing number of business schools and universities are not just putting in place strategies to ‘green’ their buildings on campus, but certifying these buildings through different national and international schemes. … Continue reading Sustainable Buildings on Campus (Part 2)

2014 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is that time again for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2014 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. More than 60 articles were posted over the year on responsible management education, featuring over 200 examples from … Continue reading 2014 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

2013 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is that time again, time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2013 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world to embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. Principle 1: Purpose Signatories continued to develop the capabilities of students to be future generators of … Continue reading 2013 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

International Volunteer Day and Business Schools (Part 1 of 2)

December 5th is International Volunteer Day, an opportunity for individual volunteers, communities, and organisations to promote their contributions to development at the local, national, and international level. It is a unique chance for people and volunteer-involving organisations to work with government agencies, non-profit institutions, community groups, academia, and the private sector. Through the years, the … Continue reading International Volunteer Day and Business Schools (Part 1 of 2)

Women, Responsible Leadership and the MBA (part 2): Entrepreneurship and 10,000 Women

 The last blog focused on Women, Responsible Leadership and the MBA by looking at the range of initiatives and resources available on this topic. Now, the second part considers the growth in training programmes specifically focused on women entrepreneurs. Specifically, we look at PRME signatories involved in the 10,000 Women project started by Goldman Sachs. … Continue reading Women, Responsible Leadership and the MBA (part 2): Entrepreneurship and 10,000 Women

Creating Teaching Cases around Sustainability

Management related academic institutions play an important role in training the current and future generations of leaders. Part of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative is to encourage research on sustainable development issues, in particular leading up to Rio+20. In an earlier blog, we looked at a selection … Continue reading Creating Teaching Cases around Sustainability