Sustainable Food on Campus (part 1)

Food is one of the 7 critical issues bring discussed at the upcoming Rio+20 summit taking place this June in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. As the Rio+20 site states, “It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food,” and, in this two part blog, we will be looking at a range … Continue reading Sustainable Food on Campus (part 1)

Research Collaborations around Sustainability – Canada, US, France, UK and Denmark

To advance sustainability and the related themes being explored at Rio+20 in June 2012 and beyond, there needs to be an increase in research around the topics of sustainability and responsible leadership. Below are some examples from Canada, the US, France, the UK and Denmark. The David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Concordia University’s … Continue reading Research Collaborations around Sustainability – Canada, US, France, UK and Denmark

Getting Faculty on Board with Sustainability

Business Schools are increasingly looking at how to embed sustainability into their curricula and in particular core courses. How to get faculty on board is one of the most common questions/concerns relayed by schools as they work in this area. Here are a handful of examples from Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany and the US showing … Continue reading Getting Faculty on Board with Sustainability

Certificates in Sustainable Business

A growing number of schools are putting in place certificate programmes that give their students the flexibility to pursue a traditional curriculum while specialising in the topic of sustainability. Below are a selection of such programmes from the US, France, Canada and Denmark. Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management started offering their students … Continue reading Certificates in Sustainable Business

Creating more sustainable campuses: Bikes on campus

Bikes are a common sight on business school campuses around the world and are very popular with both students and staff alike. In this edition of “creating more sustainable campuses,” we look at a variety of innovative ways that campuses and the cities that they are located in are becoming more bike friendly. In 2011 … Continue reading Creating more sustainable campuses: Bikes on campus

Online and connected: Bringing Sustainability courses online

More and more business schools are exploring the wide range of ways that they can use the Internet to not just promote their programmes, but to enhance them. This is the first of a series of blogs looking at how business schools are using the Internet to communicate and engage with not just students but … Continue reading Online and connected: Bringing Sustainability courses online