Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurs – Gustavson School of Business

In Canada, the Indigenous population is the fastest growing in the country. Through a succession of victories in high-profile Supreme Court decisions, First Nations in Canada have asserted their rights over their traditional territories, thus making business and government reliant upon a license to operate from First Nations when they wish to conduct business on … Continue reading Supporting Indigenous Entrepreneurs – Gustavson School of Business

Managing Humanitarian Emergencies – EADA Business School

For one week in March, EADA Business School’s campus in Collbato transforms into a model refugee camp. Here participants from different programmes at EADA meet to take part in an innovative elective offered on Managing Humanitarian Emergencies. As one of the most highly evaluated courses at the school, it introduces participants to the main components … Continue reading Managing Humanitarian Emergencies – EADA Business School

Engaging High School Students in Sustainable Business – San Francisco State University College of Business

Engaging business school students in ethics and responsible business is important, but business schools can also play another important role to influence students before they even enter business school. Many, such as San Francisco State University’s College of Business in the US, are providing a range of programmes to expose high school students to these … Continue reading Engaging High School Students in Sustainable Business – San Francisco State University College of Business

Redefining the role of older people: American University of Beirut’s University for Seniors Programme

During the past few decades, the number and proportion of older Lebanese individuals has been rising steadily. It is estimated that by the year 2050, the proportion of people aged 65 years and over will approach 20 percent, the highest among its Arab neighbouring countries. In general, older people have more free time than their … Continue reading Redefining the role of older people: American University of Beirut’s University for Seniors Programme

Management Education and the United Nations

As an initiative established by the United Nations, PRME provides a range of opportunities for signatories to engage with a range of programmes throughout the UN system. This includes the wider “UN family” made up of the UN and its many affiliated programmes (e.g. UNDP, UNEP), funds (e.g. UNICEF), and specialised agencies (e.g. ILO, IMF, … Continue reading Management Education and the United Nations

2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)

It is once again time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2015 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world to embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. Sixty articles were posted featuring over 182 examples from more than 114 schools in 38 countries. In … Continue reading 2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)

2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is once again time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2015 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. Sixty articles were posted over the year on responsible management education, featuring over 182 examples from more than … Continue reading 2015 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

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

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