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)

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2015

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

MBA for Life – Willamette University Atkinson Graduate School of Management

As the business world and graduates career options change, a school’s alumni require new skills and knowledge to help them take on roles and responsibilities that require fresh insights and ideas. Willamette University responded to this need by developing a lifelong relationship with its alumni through the MBA for Life programme—a programme where graduates have … Continue reading MBA for Life – Willamette University Atkinson Graduate School of Management

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

The Future Corporation – A Student’s Perspective (Part 1)

The 2014 LEAD Symposium held late last year by the UN Global Compact and PRME, challenged 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 looked to provide a beacon for the transition of the global business community … Continue reading The Future Corporation – A Student’s Perspective (Part 1)

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)

Intensive training to prepare students to turn sustainability talk into action – Monash University

Business schools are providing a range of ways for students to get engaged in sustainability and become equipped with the skills to take a holistic approach to doing business. Whether that means looking at efficiency, innovation, wellbeing or productivity, these are all things that can fall under the banner of 'sustainability.' Monash University in Melbourne, … Continue reading Intensive training to prepare students to turn sustainability talk into action – Monash University

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)

The Future Corporation–The Future Business School

Every year, a number of leading companies in the field of sustainability who make up the Global Compact LEAD group meet to discuss current issues and key trends and to shape future developments in this area. The 2014 LEAD Symposium challenges participants to sketch a vision of The Future Corporation, identifying key characteristics of what … Continue reading The Future Corporation–The Future Business School

Universities Divesting in Fossil Fuels (part 2)

Over the past year a growing number of student groups at schools from around the world have started up campaigns asking that their university divest from fossil fuels. Students, staff, faculty and alumni are coming together into groups that use a mix of open letters, petitions, debates, speaker series and events, film screenings, article writing, … Continue reading Universities Divesting in Fossil Fuels (part 2)