Creating a Useful Tool for Communicating Sustainability Efforts – KEDGE Business School

One year after its merger, which brought BEM and Euromed Management together to form KEDGE Business School, the new group ranks amongst the top 30 European business schools. Their latest Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) report, is their first integrated sustainability report as a merged business school, and explores the linkages between the organisation’s strategy, … Continue reading Creating a Useful Tool for Communicating Sustainability Efforts – KEDGE Business School

Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

Sixty million people have been displaced by conflict and over 410,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean from the Middle East so far this year. Although the primary responsibility for peace rests with governments, the urgency of the global refugee crisis is a challenge that requires support from all actors in society on a short-, mid- … Continue reading Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

Higher Education for Climate Change Action – Business School Engagement (Part 2)

On October 14th, the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) will be meeting in Paris to discuss the Higher Education for Climate Change Action. HESI is a consortium of UN entities created in the run in to Rio+20. Through HESI, higher education institution signatories commit to teach sustainable development concepts in the core curriculum, encourage research … Continue reading Higher Education for Climate Change Action – Business School Engagement (Part 2)

2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 2)

Every year the UN chooses one or two themes that are celebrated throughout the year by governments, local organisations, businesses and educational institutions. This year was proclaimed the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and focuses on the topic of light science and its applications with the aim of recognising the importance of light-based … Continue reading 2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 2)

12 Visuals to get Inspired by for your next SIP report (Part 2)

Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports, beyond being a requirement for PRME signatories, are an opportunity to bring together the work a school is doing in the area of responsible management education, reflect on that work and explore future opportunities. SIPs can provide an important communication tool to raise awareness both internally and externally about … Continue reading 12 Visuals to get Inspired by for your next SIP report (Part 2)

2014 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is that time again for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2014 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. More than 60 articles were posted over the year on responsible management education, featuring over 200 examples from … Continue reading 2014 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – US, France and Finland

As businesses become more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they repeatedly hear the same examples from the same international companies. In an attempt to share some new examples of good practice, … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – US, France and Finland

ISO 26000 in Higher Education Institutions – La Rochelle Business School

  La Rochelle Business School is currently in the initial phases of using the ISO 26000 directives as a central pivot to assist the school in its efforts to operate as a socially responsible institution. The school has extensive experience with the standard’s use in the business sector, and is in the process of implementing … Continue reading ISO 26000 in Higher Education Institutions – La Rochelle Business School

Humacité Service Learning Mission– La Rochelle Business School

The innovative Humacitér service learning mission has become a cornerstone of La Rochelle Business School’s approach to educating responsible managers. The aim of this mandatory, 3-month long experience is to equip future managers with the capacity to adapt to issues emerging in different social contexts. I recently spoke with Sarah Vaughan, associate Dean at La … Continue reading Humacité Service Learning Mission– La Rochelle Business School

Promoting Diversity in Business Schools – Montpellier Business School

Montpellier Business School has been granted the diversity designation, which the French government (AFNOR) awards to institutions that fight against discrimination, and educate all students regardless of their origins or social situations. I recently had the chance to speak with Caroline Cazi, Director of Human Resources, Diversity and Sustainability at Montpellier Business School about their … Continue reading Promoting Diversity in Business Schools – Montpellier Business School