Empowering Women on and off Campus – Munich Business School

March 8th is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is 'Generation Equality'. In honour of this, PRiMEtime will focus in on several schools celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality. In their most recent SIP report, Munich Business School in Germany outlines several specific initiatives in place to … Continue reading Empowering Women on and off Campus – Munich Business School

For Students, By Students – Student Engagement at TBS Business School, France

We often focus in on the sustainability focused courses and initiatives that have been put in place for students studying at business schools. But what about the students? At a growing number of schools not only are the students themselves showing interest and championing projects but many are organising themselves into groups and committees with … Continue reading For Students, By Students – Student Engagement at TBS Business School, France

Special Feature on Modern Slavery – 28 Resources

To continue with this week’s special feature on Modern Slavery, here are several resources that can be used in the classroom relating to Modern Slavery. Alliance 8.7is an inclusive global partnership committed to achieving Target 8.7 of the 2020 Sustainable Development Goals. The International Labour Organization serves as Secretariat for the Alliance. The Alliance has … Continue reading Special Feature on Modern Slavery – 28 Resources

How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

Curriculum: Nottingham University Business Schoolin the United Kingdom has been working on eliminating modern slavery in supply chains through their involvement in the Rights Lab. They are embedding this agenda into their teaching and learning activities. For example, in Managing Operations, a core module, over 300 students become anti-slavery activists by contributing to Walk Free, … Continue reading How Schools are Focusing on Modern Slavery – 8 Examples

Special Feature on Modern Slavery – The Modern Slavery Research Cluster at the University of Western Australia

Modern slavery is an umbrella term used to describe a number of crimes, including, but not limited to, human trafficking, forced labour, sexual slavery, child labour and trafficking, domestic servitude, forced marriage, bonded labour including debt bondage, slavery and other slavery-like practices’ (Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, 2017)  Modern slavery is a crime that … Continue reading Special Feature on Modern Slavery – The Modern Slavery Research Cluster at the University of Western Australia

Health and Wellbeing at Vivekanand Education Society, India

With over 22,000 students through its 24 schools, colleges and academies,Vivekanand Education Society(VES) in India is uniquely positioned to disseminate useful inputs on physical, mental and emotional wellness. As the President of VES, Shri Baldev Boolani puts it, “The mind matters a great deal. There are three key emotions that affect mind: fear, anger and … Continue reading Health and Wellbeing at Vivekanand Education Society, India

Hosting International Networks at Universities – Reykjavik University and the Arctic Circle

In 2013, H.E. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, Iceland’s former President as well as the Chairman and founder of the Arctic Circle, was quoted saying that he started the Arctic Circle because he felt that the Arctic needed “a platform in a Medieval square format, where anyone could show up and present and share ideas”. Today the … Continue reading Hosting International Networks at Universities – Reykjavik University and the Arctic Circle