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

PRiMEtime’s Guide to Implementing PRME: 100 Tips from Signatories (part 1 of 5)

There is one question that I ask every individual that I interview for the PRiMEtime blog. I always ask them if they have any advice for other schools thinking of undertaking a similar project to theirs. It may not seem like an important question compared to the others, but it is the one I have … Continue reading PRiMEtime’s Guide to Implementing PRME: 100 Tips from Signatories (part 1 of 5)

Physical Inclusivity at IBS-Moscow – Special series on (Dis)ability

This week, to raise awareness around the International Day of Person’s with Disabilities which took place on December 3rd, we are highlighting the topic through a series of posts. This is a challenge and opportunity that Universities, and PRME Signatories take very seriously. In the case of IBS-Moscow, this is being driven in part by … Continue reading Physical Inclusivity at IBS-Moscow – Special series on (Dis)ability

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Australia, Malaysia and Ukraine

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 – Australia, Malaysia and Ukraine

Empowering Female Entrepreneurs in Ukraine – Lviv Business School

Lviv Business School of Ukrainian Catholic University, Ukraine, launched a programme aimed at providing skills to female entrepreneurs. Their aim is to  develop new, or further develop existing female-led businesses across the country. I spoke with Svitlana Kyrylchuk who works at the Business School about this programme and the impact it has already had in … Continue reading Empowering Female Entrepreneurs in Ukraine – Lviv Business School

Eco-Innovations in Cities – Warsaw School of Economics

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 focuses on making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. More than half of the world’s population lives in cities and by 2030 it is projected that 6 out of 10 people will be urban dwellers. Despite numerous planning challenges, well-managed cities can be incubators for innovation and … Continue reading Eco-Innovations in Cities – Warsaw School of Economics

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The United Nations proclaimed 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development in recognition of the tremendous potential of the tourism industry, which accounts for some 10% of the world’s economic activity. This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the contribution of sustainable tourism towards development among public and private sector … Continue reading International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development