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)

Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (part 2)

Energy and Climate Change are two very important issues for the business sector. Companies of all shapes and sizes are working both independently and together to reach various carbon reduction goals set by themselves or by the international community (see Part 1). Business schools are also increasingly active with more and more schools reporting on … Continue reading Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (part 2)

Business Examples from Around the World – Tanzania, Dominican Republic and Slovenia

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

Creating More Sustainable Campuses: Water (part 1)

Water is one of the 7 critical issues being discussed at the upcoming Rio+20 summit in Brazil. According to the Rio+20 website, by 2050, at least one in four people is likely to live in a country affected by chronic or recurring shortages of fresh water. The business sector, through the production of goods and … Continue reading Creating More Sustainable Campuses: Water (part 1)

Online and connected: Engaging students in sustainability projects

In the second installment of our series about how universities are using the internet to engage students in sustainability, we look at a growing range of online platforms where students can work together to come up with solutions to real problems and challenges around the world. IEDC-Bled School of Management in Slovenia co-founded the Challenge:Future … Continue reading Online and connected: Engaging students in sustainability projects