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)

Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME – launch of the 2nd Edition

In collaboration with the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly, case story contributions were invited for the Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME, Second Edition: Learning to Go Beyond, which continues where the first edition, released at Rio+20 last year, left off. It contains a range of case stories around how business schools … Continue reading Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME – launch of the 2nd Edition

Social Entrepreneurship Project – EADA Business School

- How do you engage students in finding business solutions to social challenges? Share your thoughts in the comments section below -  EADA Business School in Spain places a focus on social impact in its strategy to embed sustainability and responsible leadership into its curricula and programmes. One of its student programmes is the Social … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship Project – EADA Business School

Embedding responsible leadership into management education – Milpark Business School

  Milpark Business School in South Africa believes that social responsibility is more than corporate social investment. It works to use the skills and knowledge of staff and students to develop an integrated approach to social responsibility that makes meaningful interventions into the local communities. In the past few years, the school has revised its … Continue reading Embedding responsible leadership into management education – Milpark Business School

Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management

One of the most effective ways to prepare students to be more responsible leaders is to give them opportunities to get engaged in activities in their communities. At Goa Institute of Management in India they have created a compulsory core course which provides students with the opportunity to get engaged with the local, less privileged communities. I … Continue reading Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management

Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

Creating a generation of responsible leaders is not just about teaching topics such as ethics and CSR, it is about providing students with the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice and make a difference in their communities. At the EBS University of Business and Law in Weisbaden, students have the choice of two service learning … Continue reading Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (Part 3)

Energy and Climate Change are two very important issues for the business sector. Companies of all shapes and sizes are working both independently and together to reach various carbon reduction goals set by themselves or by the international community (see Part 1). Business schools are also increasingly active with more and more schools reporting on … Continue reading Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (Part 3)

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)

Innovation in Social Entrepreneurship Courses – 10 questions with Linda Sama from St. John’s University (Part 2)

A few weeks ago, we looked at the work being done by the PRME Working Group on Poverty (part 1 and part 2). One of the members of the Working Group, Linda Sama from St. John’s University in the United States, recently won the 2012 Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy Award from the Academy of Management … Continue reading Innovation in Social Entrepreneurship Courses – 10 questions with Linda Sama from St. John’s University (Part 2)