30 Ways Business Schools are Supporting SDG 2 Zero Hunger – World Food Day (part 3 of 3)

World Food Day is celebrated every year on the 16th of October (the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945). The theme for this year is Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World. As overweight and obesity rates soar worldwide, the day is a call for action … Continue reading 30 Ways Business Schools are Supporting SDG 2 Zero Hunger – World Food Day (part 3 of 3)

Seven Initiatives from Newcastle Business School – Australia

Newcastle Business School in Australia has been a signatory of PRME since 2015. The school committed to embedding learning objectives that are pertinent to responsible management and the Sustainable Development Goals into its assurance of learning. The School also has a strong focus on research of topics of global significance, such as climate change, disaster … Continue reading Seven Initiatives from Newcastle Business School – Australia

Engaging Secondary Students in Responsible Management and Sustainability

Universities don’t just engage their own students in responsible management and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They are also engaging their potential future students; secondary school students. Continuing on from last weeks celebration of International Youth Day, here are a selection of ways that Signatories are engaging with younger students on sustainability issues. Providing Equal … Continue reading Engaging Secondary Students in Responsible Management and Sustainability

Partnerships for the SDGs -Timor-Leste and FedUni

Developing mutually beneficial partnerships with other organisations is both Principle 6 of PRME but also Sustainable Development Goal 17. Federation University in Ballarat, Australia has a strong partnership with the only public national university in Timor-Leste, one of the poorest, and newest, countries in the world. Although the partnership has been going since 2013, many … Continue reading Partnerships for the SDGs -Timor-Leste and FedUni

How Schools are using WikiRate to Engage Students in Sustainability

 Late last year the University of Wollongong released a report exploring the multiple ways the WikiRate Student Engagement Project was being implemented in higher education institutions in diverse classrooms around the world. WikiRate is an open database and research tool that allows anyone to collaboratively research and analyse data on socio-environmental impacts of companies. It … Continue reading How Schools are using WikiRate to Engage Students in Sustainability

Embedding the SDGs into your First Report – Experiences from Macquarie University

Over the past few weeks PRiMEtime has focused on the Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) with examples, resources and tips. To finish off this series, we feature Macquarie University Faculty of Business and Economics who recently submitted their first SIP. I spoke with Leonie Tickle, responsible for coordinating the report, about their experiences, challenges and successes. … Continue reading Embedding the SDGs into your First Report – Experiences from Macquarie University

12 Visuals to get inspired by for your next SIP report (part 2 of 2)

Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports, beyond being a requirement for PRME signatories, are an opportunity to bring together the work a school is doing in the area of responsible management education, reflect on that work and explore future opportunities. SIPs can provide an important communication tool to raise awareness both internally and externally about … Continue reading 12 Visuals to get inspired by for your next SIP report (part 2 of 2)