Embedding the SDGs into the Curriculum and Research – lessons from the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences in South Africa

The Gordon Institute of Business Science in South Africa has been part of the PRME Champions since 2018 and a signatory since 2009. They are committed to working collaboratively to achieve higher levels of performance in transforming business and management education in curricula, research, educational frameworks, sustainability based partnerships and thought leadership. I spoke with … Continue reading Embedding the SDGs into the Curriculum and Research – lessons from the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences in South Africa

Looking forwards with the 2018-2019 PRME Champions – One Initiative for 2020

Now that 2019 is past us, lets focus on 2020. To start off the year I asked the 2018-2019 PRME Champions 5 questions in relation to PRME and will be posting their answers throughout the week. First off I asked them to list one or two initiatives connected with their institutions and the Sustainable Development … Continue reading Looking forwards with the 2018-2019 PRME Champions – One Initiative for 2020

2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 2 of 2)

This post is the second part of the end of year review. Click here to read part 1 . Environmental protection (SDG 6,7,9, 13,14,15) Schools are increasingly sharing examples of how they are engaging in and contributing to specific environmental issues. SDA Boconni School of Management is collaborating with several organizations on a project focused on … Continue reading 2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 2 of 2)

2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

This week I want to both celebrate the past and look forward to 2020. Over the next few days I will share the 2019 PRiMEtime review, highlighting some of the fantastic work PRME Signatories are undertaking across the globe. Then we will focus in on what we are looking forward to in 2020 with some … Continue reading 2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

30 Ways Business Schools are Supporting SDG 2 Zero Hunger – World Food Day (part 1 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 1 of 3)

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

Mapping the SDGs – Experiences from USB

Three and a half years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and a growing number of Business Schools are organising mapping excercises in order to gain a better understanding of where their school stands when it comes to impacts and opportunities in relation to the Goals. In their most recent Sharing Information on progress (SIP) … Continue reading Mapping the SDGs – Experiences from USB

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)

Examples of Inclusiveness in Business School – Special series on (Dis)ability

Over the past week we have focused in on the topic of Disability. Very few schools report in the Sharing Information on Progress about their programmes and opportunities relating to persons with disabilities. This isn’t to say that Signatories are not actively engaged in this topic. Below are some examples of from schools around the … Continue reading Examples of Inclusiveness in Business School – Special series on (Dis)ability

Impact Investing in the African Context – University of Cape Town

  This past month, PRiMEtime has featured a number of programmes from universities around the world focused on impact investing. We finish off the series with an example from South Africa, from the University of Cape Town. There one faculty member has created a special one week intensive course focused on impact investing in the … Continue reading Impact Investing in the African Context – University of Cape Town