Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Around the world curriculums are going online. But it isn’t just curriculum. Technology is providing opportunities to bring field trips and some experiential learning experiences online as well. Virtual reality, for example, can allow students the chance to learn about distant places together without having to travel anywhere. Christian Schott, along with an interdisciplinary team … Continue reading Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Engaging Every Student in the SDGs Every Day – Swinburne Business School

There are many key players when it comes to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Perhaps the most important player however is each and every one of us. As Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations, said “We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to achieve the world’s goals. We … Continue reading Engaging Every Student in the SDGs Every Day – Swinburne Business School

Engaging Students as Partners in Sustainability – Exploring and Expanding the How:

How do you engage students? Obviously, most of what we do every day in our institutions is focused on engaging students in these topics. But by this I don’t just mean through events and clubs or even through the curriculum. How do you engage students as partners in sustainability at a business school?  It is … Continue reading Engaging Students as Partners in Sustainability – Exploring and Expanding the How:

Engaging Students in the School’s Sustainability Strategy – An Example from IESEG School of Management

This month PRiMEtime is focused on student engagement, featuring innovative examples schools globally. This week the focus is on engaging students in the school’s sustainability strategy. This is what the Responsible Leaders Programme does at IESEG School of Management in France. I spoke with Maria Castillo, CSR Manager at IESEG, about this programme and the … Continue reading Engaging Students in the School’s Sustainability Strategy – An Example from IESEG School of Management

A focus on SDG 15: University Campuses and Biodiversity

SDG 15 calls on the international community to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. While there have been some encouraging global trends in protecting terrestrial ecosystems and biodiversity since the Global Goals started, the UN fears that … Continue reading A focus on SDG 15: University Campuses and Biodiversity

Creating Interdisciplinary Platforms to Address the SDGs – The Honey Bee Initiative

Like most complex challenges, the problem of declining honeybee populations and its effects on economies, food security, and the environment will require an interdisciplinary effort to solve. Through the Honey Bee Initiative, George Mason University’s Business for a Better World Center has brought together the diverse fields of art, business, education, and science to do … Continue reading Creating Interdisciplinary Platforms to Address the SDGs – The Honey Bee Initiative

Embedding the SDGs into Business Education – focus on the Business for a Better World Center of George Mason University’s School of Business

While business has a critical role to play in addressing the world’s complex challenges, the sector relies on universities to produce knowledge, engage partners, and prepare students for tomorrow’s challenges. George Mason University School of Business’ Business for a Better World Center (B4BW) believes that the purpose of the corporation extends beyond creating value for … Continue reading Embedding the SDGs into Business Education – focus on the Business for a Better World Center of George Mason University’s School of Business

An Update from the PRME Anti-Poverty Working Group

Ending poverty in all its forms and dimensions by 2030 is at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals. It should, therefore, also be an integral part of how management education contributes to these as well. Within the PRME community, the Anti-Poverty Working Group, active since 2008, has been coordinating knowledge, initiatives, resources and research … Continue reading An Update from the PRME Anti-Poverty Working Group

The Responsible Management Education Research Conference and Why it is so Important

Research may be the focus of PRME Principle 4, but it is also key part of all of the Principles. Back in 2014, the PRME community created a new platform, the Responsible Management Education Research Conference, to engage the Responsible Management Education (RME) research community, practitioners and other stakeholders, and create a dialogue surrounding the … Continue reading The Responsible Management Education Research Conference and Why it is so Important

The View Outside My Window…and More Tips on Working From Home (part 2 of 2)

A couple of weeks ago I was part of the Australia/New Zealand Chapter virtual get together. Belinda Gibbons, from the University of Wollongong, started the virtual meeting by asking everyone to share what they could see outside their window, from wherever they were currently working. As Belinda put it “moving into the online world means … Continue reading The View Outside My Window…and More Tips on Working From Home (part 2 of 2)