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

Finance and Sustainability – UN Global Compact and PRI – Resources and Ways to Engage

The management education community often mentions finance as one of the most challenging disciplines to incorporate sustainability into teaching and research. However a significant amount of work is being done within the financial community in this respect that can be tapped into, and contributed to, by the academic community. More mainstream capital markets, including major … Continue reading Finance and Sustainability – UN Global Compact and PRI – Resources and Ways to Engage

Faculty Development for Responsible Management Education – A PRME Champions Project

Formal faculty development activities are necessary in order to train a corps of faculty that possess the skills and competencies required to implement the principles of PRME. This includes activities that enhance a faculty member’s knowledge of responsible management theory and practice, increase awareness among faculty of the hidden and implicit dimensions of teaching business, … Continue reading Faculty Development for Responsible Management Education – A PRME Champions Project

Business Examples from Around the World – Sweden, Egypt and the UK

As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – Sweden, Egypt and the UK

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

March 8th is International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900’s. It represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. This year the theme is “Make it Happen” (follow #MakeitHappen on social media) and is an opportunity to explore how both women and men can become stronger catalysts for change. … Continue reading March 8th is International Women’s Day

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

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)

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Kenya, Australia and Belgium

As businesses become more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they repeatedly hear the same examples from the same international companies. In an attempt to share some new examples of good practise, … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Kenya, Australia and Belgium