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)

Surviving and Thriving While Working From Home (part 1 of 2)

I have been working from home for many years now. I have gone from having a beautifully quiet space to now sharing this same space with my husband who is working full time across numerous time zones, a 6 year old I am home-schooling and a 4 year old who really needs a playground to … Continue reading Surviving and Thriving While Working From Home (part 1 of 2)

List of Resources to Support Your COVID-19 Response (updated regularly)

Many Signatories have mentioned that we should share resources internationally, including teaching and learning resources and support for online seminars and contact. As Maria Perotta Berlin from Stockholm School of Economics put it, “Learning from each other’s experiences seems like the wisest thing to do. Everybody doesn’t need to reinvent the wheel when we are … Continue reading List of Resources to Support Your COVID-19 Response (updated regularly)

How Business Schools are responding to COVID-19 – examples from the PRME community (updated regularly)

(Last update April 17, 2020) I will be updating this blog post with any additional insights, examples and tips Schools send me as they come to hand, so please check back regularly. If you would like to add your examples to share with the community, or if you have an example you would like featured … Continue reading How Business Schools are responding to COVID-19 – examples from the PRME community (updated regularly)

Adapting to a New COVID-19 Reality – 9 Tips and Tools for Schools (part 2 of 2)

Please continue to send me any stories, examples, tips, research, online events, successes, challenges anything you are willing to share that is helping you or that you believe may help others adapt quickly, move forward and survive in these incredibly difficult times. It doesn’t have to be perfect, or look pretty, whatever it is please … Continue reading Adapting to a New COVID-19 Reality – 9 Tips and Tools for Schools (part 2 of 2)