Supply Chains and Sustainability – UNGlobal Compact – Resources and Ways to Engage

A company’s entire supply chain can make a significant impact in promoting human rights, fair labour practices, environmental progress and anti-corruption policies. Companies rank supply chain practices as the biggest challenge to improving their sustainability performance. In response, the Global Compact provides a range of resources and projects to assist companies in this regard, all … Continue reading Supply Chains and Sustainability – UNGlobal Compact – Resources and Ways to Engage

8 Tips for Developing Strong Business-Business School Partnerships Around Sustainability

A new resource, launched at the Global Compact’s 2015 LEAD Symposium in Madrid on November 19th, provides an overview of mutually beneficial partnerships taking place between businesses and business schools with the aim to further sustainability. The launch of the Sustainable Development Goals provides even more opportunities for business and business schools to collaborate and … Continue reading 8 Tips for Developing Strong Business-Business School Partnerships Around Sustainability

Insurers Role in Sustainable Growth – University of Technology Sydney Business School

A new resource, launched at the Global Compact LEAD Symposium in Madrid on November 19th, provides an overview of mutually beneficial partnerships between businesses and business schools with the aim to further sustainability strategies. To support this, a number of posts focused on these types of partnerships will be featured in more depth on Primetime … Continue reading Insurers Role in Sustainable Growth – University of Technology Sydney Business School

Business Examples from Around the World – Denmark, Iceland, and Malaysia

As businesses become more and 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 often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – Denmark, Iceland, and Malaysia

Finance and Sustainability – UN Global Compact and PRI – Resources and Ways to Engage

The management education community often mentions finance as one of the most challenging disciplines to incorporate sustainability into teaching and research. However a significant amount of work is being done within the financial community in this respect that can be tapped into, and contributed to, by the academic community. More mainstream capital markets, including major … Continue reading Finance and Sustainability – UN Global Compact and PRI – Resources and Ways to Engage

5 Key Messages from Businesses to Business Schools Around Sustainability

At the recent PRME Global Forum in New York City, business representatives from the Global Compact LEAD and PRME Champions groups met to discuss how they could work together to move the sustainability agenda forwards for their respective organisations and beyond. The discussion covered a range of different possible projects and collaborations but, in particular, … Continue reading 5 Key Messages from Businesses to Business Schools Around Sustainability

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015

There are a growing number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) being offered on a range of sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking between three and eight hours of time per week to complete. … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015

Management Education Engaging High School Students in Sustainable Business

August 12th was International Youth Day, a day focused on the engagement and participation of youth in sustainable development. This year’s theme was Youth Civic Engagement, to promote young people’s effective and inclusive civic engagement at all levels. Business schools around the world are putting in a range of programmes and initiatives to educate and … Continue reading Management Education Engaging High School Students in Sustainable Business

Business Examples from Around the World – Sweden, Egypt and the UK

As businesses become more and 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 often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – Sweden, Egypt and the UK

Showcasing and Inspiring Action – UK and Ireland Edition

As of June 2014, 48 business schools in the UK and Ireland, out of a total number of around 110 in the region, have signed up to PRME. These schools have joined forces in creating the regional PRME Chapter UK & Ireland. In order to bring together their common experiences, inspire more action in their … Continue reading Showcasing and Inspiring Action – UK and Ireland Edition