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

2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 1)

Every year the UN chooses one or two themes that are celebrated throughout the year by governments, local organisations, businesses and educational institutions. This year was proclaimed the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and focuses on the topic of light science and its applications with the aim of recognising the importance of light-based … Continue reading 2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 1)

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – USA, India and Australia

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 Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – USA, India and Australia

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)

Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research Network – University of Nottingham

A growing number of research projects are falling under the broad topic of sustainability. How can a university facilitate stronger connections between these different projects across departments and fields throughout the university, and empower researchers already involved and interested in these topics? A number of PhD students at the University of Nottingham created the Sustainability … Continue reading Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research Network – University of Nottingham

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)

Global Compact Principles – Peace – Teaching Materials

The United Nations Global Compact is an initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption. One of the focus areas of the Global Compact is peace, exploring both how business can impact, and is impacted by, … Continue reading Global Compact Principles – Peace – Teaching Materials

Ten More Ways to Bring Anti-Corruption Discussions into the Classroom International Anti-Corruption Day – December 9

Earlier this year we posted Ten Ways to Bring Anti-Corruption Discussions into the Classroom, a selection of ways to bring this far-reaching and crucial topic into the classroom. According to the UN, every year $1 trillion is paid in bribes while an estimated $2.6 trillion is stolen annually through corruption—a sum equivalent to more than … Continue reading Ten More Ways to Bring Anti-Corruption Discussions into the Classroom International Anti-Corruption Day – December 9