International Youth Day – August 12

Earlier this week we celebrated International Youth Day. The theme of this year’s Day was transforming education. Education is considered a ‘development multiplier’ as it plays a pivotal role in accelerating progress across all 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of … Continue reading International Youth Day – August 12

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Seven Initiatives from Koç University Graduate School of Business in Turkey

Koç University Graduate School of Business in Turkey has been a signatory of PRME since 2008 and of the Global Compact since 2007. Social responsibility and sustainability are one of the key strategic aims of the University and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are being embedded throughout the curriculum. Here are seven initiatives highlighted in … Continue reading Seven Initiatives from Koç University Graduate School of Business in Turkey

10 Things That Are Missing From SIPs Around the SDGs (part 2 of 2)

At the end of 2018, I looked through my notes on the 240 Sharing Information on Progress Reports (SIP) that had been submitted that year. I wanted to take a closer look at how signatories were engaging in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or at least how they were reporting on that engagement within their … Continue reading 10 Things That Are Missing From SIPs Around the SDGs (part 2 of 2)

Ten Things That Are Missing From SIPs Around the SDGs (part 1 of 2)

At the end of 2018, I looked through my notes at the 243 Sharing Information on Progress Reports (SIP) that had been submitted that year. I wanted to take a closer look at how signatories were engaging in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or at least how they were reporting on that engagement within their … Continue reading Ten Things That Are Missing From SIPs Around the SDGs (part 1 of 2)

Innovative Pedagogy for Responsible Business Teaching – PRME UK and Ireland Chapter

One of the strengths of the Principles of Responsible Management Education are the regional Chapters. There are thirteen different Chapters located all around the world. Each organise their own events and provide opportunities to connect and share resources. In the UK and Ireland Chapter, a number of special PRME days have been organised to focus … Continue reading Innovative Pedagogy for Responsible Business Teaching – PRME UK and Ireland Chapter

Creating an Inclusive Report – Experiences from Birmingham Business School

Every PRME Signatory has a first Sharing Information on Progress Report. For most, starting from zero can be a difficult place. How do you put into practice a model of committing, collaborating, collecting, creating, communicating and continuous improvement that will be useful and impactful to the school itself. The quality of first time reports has … Continue reading Creating an Inclusive Report – Experiences from Birmingham Business School

Trends and Innovations in Sustainability and the SDGs – News Items From This Month

One has only to turn on the news to hear about the challenges we are facing in one, or several of the issues covered in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But the news isn’t all negative. The reality is that there are countless news items, most of which get very little attention, that celebrate successes, … Continue reading Trends and Innovations in Sustainability and the SDGs – News Items From This Month