Students Tackling the Challenge of Creating Smarter and more Sustainable Cities

A growing percentage of the world’s population lives in cities. These same cities are home to many of the business schools that are part of the PRME network. However there are important challenges for cities moving forward, challenges captured in many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but in particular in SDG 11. Tackling these … Continue reading Students Tackling the Challenge of Creating Smarter and more Sustainable Cities

The Benefits, and Challenges, of Teaching Mentorship – Cass Business School

Cass Business School in London has made a major investment in mentoring projects for staff and students. Mentoring and coaching is a key part of the school’s flagship programme as a UN PRME Champion institution sitting alongside their research work on responsible business (led by ETHOS), their ongoing commitment to teaching business in an ethical … Continue reading The Benefits, and Challenges, of Teaching Mentorship – Cass Business School

Impact Investing Series – 10 Ways Schools are Bringing Impact Investing to Campus

This month PRiMEtime is focusing in on the important and increasingly popular topic of impact investing. So far we have looked at what impact investing is and summed up a range of resources on the topic and have looked in depth at the Social Finance Academy, a new programme coming from Smith School of Business … Continue reading Impact Investing Series – 10 Ways Schools are Bringing Impact Investing to Campus

Student Run Sustainability Events as part of the Core Curriculum – University of Greenwich Business School

Every year the University of Greenwich Business School hosts a full day conference in May which is themed, organised and delivered by the current cohort of full-time Executive MBA students. Unlike many other similar events at other business schools, this one is a key part of the students’ curriculum. I spoke with Petros Ieromonachou, Head … Continue reading Student Run Sustainability Events as part of the Core Curriculum – University of Greenwich Business School

Universities Collaborating with Cities Around Sustainability – UWE Bristol

In 2015, the Bristol became the first city in the UK to achieve the honour of being named European Green Capital. The award is given to a different city yearly by the European Commission and aims to promote and reward sustainability initiatives in cities, to spur cities to commit to further action, and to showcase … Continue reading Universities Collaborating with Cities Around Sustainability – UWE Bristol

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The United Nations proclaimed 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development in recognition of the tremendous potential of the tourism industry, which accounts for some 10% of the world’s economic activity. This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the contribution of sustainable tourism towards development among public and private sector … Continue reading International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

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)