Developing Future Public Sector Leaders – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 9th is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, a day to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous populations. This is particularly relevant this year as the theme for 2016 is "Indigenous Peoples' Right to Education". In June we featured examples from schools across Australia, Canada and New Zealand and the … Continue reading Developing Future Public Sector Leaders – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Business and Business Schools Working Together at the Local Level (Part 3)

Goal 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focuses on revitalising global partnerships for sustainable development. Two key stakeholders already working on issues relating to the SDGs are PRME and the United Nations Global Compact. Both groups operate as a network of networks, with local offices focusing on rooting both the Principles of PRME and … Continue reading Business and Business Schools Working Together at the Local Level (Part 3)

Business and Business Schools Working Together at the Local Level (Part 2)

Goal 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focuses on revitalising global partnerships for sustainable development. Two key stakeholders already working on issues relating to the SDGs are PRME and the United Nations Global Compact. Both groups operate as a network of networks, with local offices focusing on rooting both the Principles of PRME and … Continue reading Business and Business Schools Working Together at the Local Level (Part 2)

Training a New Generation of African Entrepreneurs – ALTIS and E4Impact

Sub-Saharan Africa is a region with enormous growth potential, but there are significant challenges to assure this growth is inclusive. In Africa, SMEs generate only 17% of the GDP and 30% of employment, while in OECD countries figures ram up to 50% and 60%, respectively. The «migration phenomenon» from the African continent is, in part, … Continue reading Training a New Generation of African Entrepreneurs – ALTIS and E4Impact

Contextualising the MBA with an Indigenous Focus – University of Waikato New Zealand

The Waikato-Tainui MBA from the University of Waikato Management School, delivered in partnership with the Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development, aims to foster Māori values and Indigenous ways of doing business. Unlike other MBAs, the Waikato-Tainui MBA has been contextualised with an Indigenous focus within a supportive Māori environment at the College’s premises in … Continue reading Contextualising the MBA with an Indigenous Focus – University of Waikato New Zealand

Indigenous Engagement at University of New South Wales – Australia

Nura Gili, words from the language of the Eora Nation that mean ‘place’ and ‘fire/light’, respectively, is also the name of the Centre for Indigenous Programmes at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia. The University acknowledges and recognizes that their campuses are located on the traditional lands of three separate Aboriginal communities: … Continue reading Indigenous Engagement at University of New South Wales – Australia

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

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 2)

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)

Anti-Corruption – UN Global Compact – Resources (Part 1 of 2)

Corruption negatively impacts social and economic development as well as environmental sustainability. It also undermines the ability of companies to grow, escalates costs and poses legal and reputational risks, making it of crucial importance to business. Anti-Corruption is an important part of all the Sustainable Development Goals, but in particular relates to Goal 16: Peace, … Continue reading Anti-Corruption – UN Global Compact – Resources (Part 1 of 2)

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs in Lebanon – American University of Beirut

Increasingly, women around the world are starting businesses, but the numbers are still low. Female entrepreneurs face unique challenges when trying to start a business; they are less likely than their male counterparts to receive funding, discover crucial mentors, and find the necessary confidence and time while balancing work and life. In the MENA region … Continue reading Supporting Female Entrepreneurs in Lebanon – American University of Beirut