International Volunteer Day and Business Schools (Part 2 of 2)

December 5th was International Volunteer Day, an opportunity for individual volunteers, communities and organisations to promote their contributions to development at the local, national and international level.  It is a unique chance for people and volunteer-involving organisations to work with government agencies, non-profit institutions, community groups, academia and the private sector. In Part 1, we took … Continue reading International Volunteer Day and Business Schools (Part 2 of 2)

International Volunteer Day and Business Schools (Part 1 of 2)

December 5th is International Volunteer Day, an opportunity for individual volunteers, communities, and organisations to promote their contributions to development at the local, national, and international level. It is a unique chance for people and volunteer-involving organisations to work with government agencies, non-profit institutions, community groups, academia, and the private sector. Through the years, the … Continue reading International Volunteer Day and Business Schools (Part 1 of 2)

What happened at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013: Architects of a Better World took place on 19-20 September in New York. The event brought together representatives from the business community to set the stage for business to shape and advance the post-2015 development agenda and put forward a framework for business to contribute to global priorities, such … Continue reading What happened at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013

Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Sept-Dec)

Each year, the United Nations promotes awareness of and action on a wide range of political, social, cultural, humanitarian, and human rights issues through a range of International Days focused on particular issues. The first International Day – Human Rights Day on 10 December – was approved in 1950. Today, there are dozens of International … Continue reading Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Sept-Dec)

Practical Wisdom and Management Education

The EABIS-Yale Practical Wisdom Initiative seeks to construct a bridge between the worlds of management and the spiritual and philosophical traditions. This cross-disciplinary project brings together practioners and academic experts within each of the world’s six great faith traditions (Christian, Chinese, Jewish, Islamic, Indian, and Buddhist) to discuss how to bring the value of wisdom … Continue reading Practical Wisdom and Management Education

Promoting Sustainability with your network – AACSB Sustainability Conference

Conferences and events give schools the opportunity to come together to share different approaches on how to embed sustainability and responsible leadership into their programmes and campus activities. There are several sustainability events aimed at business schools coming up this summer, including PRME Steering Committee member AACSB’s annual Sustainability Conference. AACSB is increasing taking a … Continue reading Promoting Sustainability with your network – AACSB Sustainability Conference

2012 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)

2012 has been an interesting year for sustainability and management education and through Primetime I have tried to share some of the incredible work that PRME signatories are doing to mainstream responsible leadership and management education around the world. Primetime has become quite a repository of examples and in the final few blogs of the … Continue reading 2012 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)

2012 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

2012 has been an interesting year for sustainability and management education and through Primetime I have tried to share some of the incredible work that PRME signatories are doing to mainstream responsible leadership and management education around the world. Primetime has become quite a repository of examples and in the final few blogs of the … Continue reading 2012 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

Competition Challenges Business Students to Rethink Course in Sustainable Terms

A team from MacEwan University, School of Business in Canada recently took second place in the PRME Leaders +20 Challenge, organized by Aarhus University. For this contest, students and lecturers in the field of management education teamed up to integrate sustainability perspectives into new or existing course descriptions. The second place team was made up … Continue reading Competition Challenges Business Students to Rethink Course in Sustainable Terms