Students Take a Role in Strengthening Local Communities – Great Lakes Institute of Management India

Experiential learning provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in responsible leadership topics outside of the classroom. Students at the Great Lakes Institute of Management in India have a required experiential learning project called “Karma Yoga” where students work with a number of local villages adopted by the business school. I recently spoke with … Continue reading Students Take a Role in Strengthening Local Communities – Great Lakes Institute of Management India

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)

Partnerships for Sustainability – BIMTECH

Business schools around the world are choosing to enter into partnerships with businesses and other organisations as a way to, as the 5th Principle of PRME states, extend their knowledge of the challenges in meeting social and environmental responsibilities and to explore jointly effective approaches to meeting these challenges. In India, the Birla Institute of … Continue reading Partnerships for Sustainability – BIMTECH

Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management

One of the most effective ways to prepare students to be more responsible leaders is to give them opportunities to get engaged in activities in their communities. At Goa Institute of Management in India they have created a compulsory core course which provides students with the opportunity to get engaged with the local, less privileged communities. I … Continue reading Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, USA, and India

As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, USA, and India