Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (part 2)

Energy and Climate Change are two very important issues for the business sector. Companies of all shapes and sizes are working both independently and together to reach various carbon reduction goals set by themselves or by the international community (see Part 1). Business schools are also increasingly active with more and more schools reporting on … Continue reading Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (part 2)

2012 International Year of Cooperatives and Management Education – Business Examples from Around the World (Part 2)

Each year the United Nations identifies an issue of global importance and raises awareness about it in the international community. The 2012 International Year of Cooperatives recognizes the diversity of the cooperative movement around the world and its contribution to socio-economic developments, such as poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. The World Co-operative Monitor … Continue reading 2012 International Year of Cooperatives and Management Education – Business Examples from Around the World (Part 2)

Outside of the Classroom: New Ways to Feature Sustainability in Business Courses – Maastricht University

There are many different approaches to incorporating sustainability into business school courses. Janjaap Semeijn, professor of Supply Chain Management at Maastricht University, dedicates a whole week to sustainability in his curriculum. Now, students explore this topic in its full complexity through a mix of company visits, assignments and workshops. Despite a lack of initial funding, the program … Continue reading Outside of the Classroom: New Ways to Feature Sustainability in Business Courses – Maastricht University

Business Examples from Around the World – Poland, United Kingdom, Netherlands

As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of interesting examples of active companies. However when I speak with students/faculty they say that they often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. I asked a handful of … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – Poland, United Kingdom, Netherlands