A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Summer 2016 (part 1)

Every year there is an increase in the number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available on sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking three to eight hours per week to complete. Below is a … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Summer 2016 (part 1)

Business Examples from Around the World – India, Morocco, Lebanon

As businesses become increasingly engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an growing 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 share some … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – India, Morocco, Lebanon

Translating Research into New Business – University of Bologna Launch Pad

With a student body that includes 550 PhDs and scores (literally) of post-docs and research fellows working in all fields across three campuses, the University of Bologna in Italy has significant potential for new and meaningful ventures in the field of sustainability. But this research base, despite its potential, often goes unrecognized because of the … Continue reading Translating Research into New Business – University of Bologna Launch Pad

Global Student Networks Engaged in Sustainability in Management Education

Almost every business school now has at least one club on campus that aims to bring students interested in responsible leadership and sustainability together. Many of these clubs are part of global networks. These campus clubs not only provide a space for interested students to meet, but are an important resource for sustainability faculty and … Continue reading Global Student Networks Engaged in Sustainability in Management Education

A Business/Business School Partnership Exploring Children Consumer Behaviour – Nova School of Business and Economics

A new resource, launched at the Global Compact LEAD Symposium in Madrid on November 19th, provides an overview of different kinds of mutually beneficial partnerships taking place between businesses and business schools with the aim to further sustainability strategies. To support this, a number of posts focused on these types of partnerships will be featured … Continue reading A Business/Business School Partnership Exploring Children Consumer Behaviour – Nova School of Business and Economics

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 2)

Every year there appears to be an increase in the number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available on sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking three to eight hours per week to complete. Below … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 2)

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 1)

  Every year there appears to be an increase in the number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available on sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking three to eight hours per week to complete. … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 1)

Taking Action on the SDGs in India – TERI University

The new Sustainable Development Goals, agreed upon by world governments in September 2015, came into effect 1 January 2016. This new set of goals will help guide international priorities as well as the work of business and business schools for the next 15 years. New Signatory, TERI University in India, has already begun implementing several … Continue reading Taking Action on the SDGs in India – TERI University

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

Developing Case Studies on Sustainable Production and Consumption for the Business Community – Universiti Sains Malaysia

The Universiti Sains Malaysia in Malaysia has been actively engaged over the past two decades in incorporating sustainability into their curriculum and offerings, and also their research. They currently coordinate an innovative partnership between five different leading universities in Malaysia and a number of international organisations and national associations, with the aim of raising awareness … Continue reading Developing Case Studies on Sustainable Production and Consumption for the Business Community – Universiti Sains Malaysia