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

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

2016 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is once again it’s time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2016 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. PRiMEtime provides an extensive and growing database of examples from schools around the world on how to … Continue reading 2016 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

Redefining the role of older people: American University of Beirut’s University for Seniors Programme

During the past few decades, the number and proportion of older Lebanese individuals has been rising steadily. It is estimated that by the year 2050, the proportion of people aged 65 years and over will approach 20 percent, the highest among its Arab neighbouring countries. In general, older people have more free time than their … Continue reading Redefining the role of older people: American University of Beirut’s University for Seniors Programme

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs in Lebanon – American University of Beirut

Increasingly, women around the world are starting businesses, but the numbers are still low. Female entrepreneurs face unique challenges when trying to start a business; they are less likely than their male counterparts to receive funding, discover crucial mentors, and find the necessary confidence and time while balancing work and life. In the MENA region … Continue reading Supporting Female Entrepreneurs in Lebanon – American University of Beirut

Business Examples from Around the World – India, Morocco, Lebanon

As businesses become increasingly engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an growing 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 share some … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – India, Morocco, Lebanon