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

Global Student Networks Engaged in Sustainability in Management Education

Almost every business school now has at least one club on campus that aims to bring students interested in responsible leadership and sustainability together. Many of these clubs are part of global networks. These campus clubs not only provide a space for interested students to meet, but are an important resource for sustainability faculty and … Continue reading Global Student Networks Engaged in Sustainability in Management Education

Using Pitch Competitions to Develop Sustainability Skills and Businesses

Many business students enter their degree programs hoping that, one day, they will become entrepreneurs, starting and growing their own businesses. In addition to a range of courses and electives focused on entrepreneurship, there has also been a significant increase in the number of local and global pitch competitions. At a pitch competition, teams of students … Continue reading Using Pitch Competitions to Develop Sustainability Skills and Businesses

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

Partnerships in Sustainable Food – University of Guelph and Earl’s Restaurants

The University of Guelph College of Business and Economics in Canada is dedicated to changing lives and improving life. This commitment resonates through Guelphs’s 22,000 students that share this profound sense of responsibility to address global issues. Actively engaged both locally and internationally, the College of Business and Economics has a range of projects on … Continue reading Partnerships in Sustainable Food – University of Guelph and Earl’s Restaurants

Students Take a Role in Strengthening Local Communities – Great Lakes Institute of Management India

Experiential learning provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in responsible leadership topics outside of the classroom. Students at the Great Lakes Institute of Management in India have a required experiential learning project called “Karma Yoga” where students work with a number of local villages adopted by the business school. I recently spoke with … Continue reading Students Take a Role in Strengthening Local Communities – Great Lakes Institute of Management India

April 7th is World Health Day (Part 1)

April 7th is internationally recognised as being World Health Day. This year’s theme is improving food safety, from farm to plate. According to the World Health Organisation, unsafe food is linked to the deaths of an estimated 2 million people annually. With increasingly globalisation come new threats to our food including harmful bacteria, viruses and … Continue reading April 7th is World Health Day (Part 1)