Implementing Sustainability Principles -Sharing Information on Progress (Dec/Jan)

Every month, several new Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports come across my desk. These SIP reports are full of interesting and innovative projects aimed at embedding the Principles of PRME across campus. In this new series of blogs, I will feature just a small selection of these projects taken from recently submitted reports. This … Continue reading Implementing Sustainability Principles -Sharing Information on Progress (Dec/Jan)

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)

The Buying in Argument – Engaging your Faculty

Regardless of whether you are just starting out to mainstream sustainability into your school and curriculum or have been doing so for some time already, one of the major challenges is how to engage your faculty. The experience by many schools has been that, at the beginning, these topics are usually accepted by a few … Continue reading The Buying in Argument – Engaging your Faculty

Business Examples from Around the World – South Africa, Sweden and Mexico

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 – South Africa, Sweden and Mexico

Creating Teaching Cases around Sustainability: 4 examples

One of the challenges mentioned by faculty looking to incorporate sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) into their classrooms is the lack of relevant case studies. This includes not just case studies relating to responsible leadership, but also case studies specific to the businesses in their region or other regions around the world. Here is … Continue reading Creating Teaching Cases around Sustainability: 4 examples