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

2014 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is that time again for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2014 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. More than 60 articles were posted over the year on responsible management education, featuring over 200 examples from … Continue reading 2014 Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

The Future Corporation – The Future Business School (part 3)

The 2014 LEAD Symposium challenges participants to sketch a vision of The Future Corporation, identifying key characteristics of what the sustainable corporation could and should look like in the future. They look to provide a beacon for the transition of the global business community that is already underway, fuelled by deeper integration of sustainability into … Continue reading The Future Corporation – The Future Business School (part 3)

Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress (April/May)

Every month, several new Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports come across my desk. These SIP reports are full of interesting and innovative projects aimed at embedding the Principles of PRME across campuses. In this series of blogs, I will feature a small selection of these projects taken from recently submitted reports. This month, we … Continue reading Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress (April/May)

Humacité Service Learning Mission– La Rochelle Business School

The innovative Humacitér service learning mission has become a cornerstone of La Rochelle Business School’s approach to educating responsible managers. The aim of this mandatory, 3-month long experience is to equip future managers with the capacity to adapt to issues emerging in different social contexts. I recently spoke with Sarah Vaughan, associate Dean at La … Continue reading Humacité Service Learning Mission– La Rochelle Business School

Providing experiences through co-op placements – University of Victoria

  At the University of Victoria Gustavson School of Business, business students have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience, exploring how their education is connected to various industries and businesses that interest them, before they graduate. Students do this through participation in the University of Victoria Co-operative Education Program (Co-op) where they must complete … Continue reading Providing experiences through co-op placements – University of Victoria

Sustainable Tourism – Novi Sad Business School

Sustainable tourism development has been adopted as a policy and planning approach by governments around the world that seek to make minimal impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate income and employment for locals, and promote the conservation of local ecosystems. At Novi Sad Business School in Serbia, in addition to … Continue reading Sustainable Tourism – Novi Sad Business School

Ten Ways to Bring Anti-Corruption Discussions into the Classroom

According to the UN Global Compact, “corruption is recognised to be one of the word’s greatest challenges.” In the private sector corruption impedes economic growth, distorts competition, and presents serious legal and reputational risks. It is also a challenge that students will be faced with in the workforce post–graduation, so it is important that they … Continue reading Ten Ways to Bring Anti-Corruption Discussions into the Classroom

Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress

Every month, several new Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports come across my desk. These SIP reports are full of interesting and innovative projects aimed at embedding the Principles of PRME across campus. In this new series of blogs, I will feature just a small selection of these projects taken from recently submitted reports. This … Continue reading Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress

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)