Hard matter: Heart matters

by Isabel Rimanoczy / As an educator, I spend time reflecting on the complicated world for which we are called to prepare students. Today we “know” more than before about the problems, causes, consequences, & urgency of our planetary challenges, and in our management courses we make sure that students step into that body of … Continue reading Hard matter: Heart matters

The woke business school

by Carl Rhodes / Woke capitalism has becomes a catchphrase for reactionary pundits who want to condemn businesses who are increasingly taking a stand on political causes and toying with a new form of ‘elevated economics’. Whether it be Nike’s support for Colin Kaepernick’s Black Lives Matter anti-racist politics or Gillette’s engagement with the toxic … Continue reading The woke business school

Winning the war within: Radically reimagining management education’s relationship to the world

by Lars Moratis and Frans Melissen / In an op-ed earlier this year, Financial Times editor Andrew Hill put forward the question whether the pandemic could turn out to be an impetus to rethink business schools and management education. In a context of a perfect storm of systemic crises, including climate change and racial injustice, … Continue reading Winning the war within: Radically reimagining management education’s relationship to the world

Higher Education for sustainable development: From an individual effort to systemic action

by Alfredo Estrada / Due to the drastic transformations that the world is experiencing at multiple levels, institutions of higher education need to understand that their role is not just to train people in how to be successful in the current system, but also to create the path for an integral improvement of society. A … Continue reading Higher Education for sustainable development: From an individual effort to systemic action

Repositioning the weight of management history and its relationship to sustainability

by Stephen Cummings and Todd Bridgman / One of the perceived barriers to promoting sustainable management is the weight of history. It seems hard to advocate for such a new approach when the foundations of what management and business are believed to be about run contrary to sustainability. Management’s ‘good’, its primary aim or motive, … Continue reading Repositioning the weight of management history and its relationship to sustainability

Inaugural blog: Beyond discussion

by Lars Moratis and Frans Melissen / What should responsible management education look like against the background of a world that is on a trajectory of a two degree Celsius temperature rise by 2050? Which roles can business schools take to tackle systemic challenges such as pandemics, the biodiversity crisis, and inequality and oppression across … Continue reading Inaugural blog: Beyond discussion

How to Embed Sustainability and the SDGs into Management Education

530 posts later... This will be my last PRiMEtime post. It is hard to believe that it was already ten years ago that I proposed an idea to the PRME Secretariat to write a blog that would eventually go on to be called PRiMEtime. As a recent MBA graduate of London Business School and having … Continue reading How to Embed Sustainability and the SDGs into Management Education

Taking a Whole University Approach to Integrating the SDGs – The University of Winchester

  University of Winchester has a 10-year vision –Strategic Vision 2030: A beacon of education excellence, sustainability and social justice- that is all about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Part of this strategy is embedding the SDGs across the University, including and in particular in the classroom in not just the formal curriculum but the informal and subliminal … Continue reading Taking a Whole University Approach to Integrating the SDGs – The University of Winchester

How are Business Schools Engaging in the SDGs – Examples from SDG 10 to 17

Click here to read part one focused on SDGs 1-9. SDG 10 – Reduced InequalitiesEGADE’s MUSE project is a collaborative project with partnerships globally that aims to improve access to institutions of higher education for students with disabilities as well as to develop employment opportunities. Queen’s Management School offers a special pathway programmes for talented young people living in … Continue reading How are Business Schools Engaging in the SDGs – Examples from SDG 10 to 17

The Importance of Partnerships for the SDGs – Experiences from INSEAD

Speaking in the SDG Tent alongside the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos Forum, Dean of INSEAD Ilian Mihovsaid,  “At INSEAD it is crucially important to engage future business leaders around the SDG agenda. If we at business schools don’t change the way people think about business and society, there is very little hope that the future will change.”  … Continue reading The Importance of Partnerships for the SDGs – Experiences from INSEAD