Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

While every school engages students, for some schools this is a core part of their DNA. One such school is Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph in Canada. Even the logo for the school was developed by a current marketing student (see video above). I spoke with Rumina … Continue reading Engaging Students in Sustainability Throughout their Time at Business School – Experiences from Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Sustainability as a Unifying Vision: Reflections on a 10-Year Journey Founding the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

When founding (former) dean Julia Christensen Hughes was appointed in 2009, the University of Guelph in Canada did not claim to have a business school. Instead, they had recently established a College of Management and Economics that brought together a variety of business and social science programmes, some that had been operating for well over … Continue reading Sustainability as a Unifying Vision: Reflections on a 10-Year Journey Founding the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

18 Schools, 18 Approaches – International Women’s Day (Part 1 of 3)

March 8th is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is ‘Generation Equality’. I have been tracking how PRME Signatories report on initiatives relating to women and gender in their Sharing Information on Progress reports for several years now and am still surprised at how few schools report on these. Over the next few … Continue reading 18 Schools, 18 Approaches – International Women’s Day (Part 1 of 3)

How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

Curriculum: Nottingham University Business Schoolin the United Kingdom has been working on eliminating modern slavery in supply chains through their involvement in the Rights Lab. They are embedding this agenda into their teaching and learning activities. For example, in Managing Operations, a core module, over 300 students become anti-slavery activists by contributing to Walk Free, … Continue reading How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

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)

Reporting on the SDGs with the SDG Dashboard – University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

Reporting on the SDGs with the SDG Dashboard – University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons PRME Champion HTW Chur, which as of now is called the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons, used the SDG Dashboard as a way of collecting information on SDG engagement at the University. The SDG Dashboard, championed by … Continue reading Reporting on the SDGs with the SDG Dashboard – University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons

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

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