Transforming economics to transform business practice: Imperative for the future

by Sandra Waddock / Business as usual in business and management schools will not do any longer. With the world facing numerous political, social, and ecological crises – and a closing window of opportunity for change – it is well past time that management educators recognize the need for significant change in what and how … Continue reading Transforming economics to transform business practice: Imperative for the future

Repositioning the weight of management history and its relationship to sustainability

by Stephen Cummings and Todd Bridgman / One of the perceived barriers to promoting sustainable management is the weight of history. It seems hard to advocate for such a new approach when the foundations of what management and business are believed to be about run contrary to sustainability. Management’s ‘good’, its primary aim or motive, … Continue reading Repositioning the weight of management history and its relationship to sustainability

Editorial Board

Frans Melissen (editor-in-chief) Antwerp Management School (Belgium) & Breda University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands) Hello everyone, my name is Frans Melissen. I am Breda University of Applied Sciences’ Professor of Sustainable Experience Design and, together with Lars Moratis, co-Chair in Management Education of Sustainability on behalf of Breda University of Applied Sciences (the Netherlands) and … Continue reading Editorial Board

2020 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

Here on PRiMEtime, the first week of January is the time to summarize and celebrate all of the examples featured over the past year. A big thank you to all of you who contributed, shared, read and commented on PRiMEtime throughout 2020. Over the past year almost 200 different initiatives were featured here from over … Continue reading 2020 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

Integrating Sustainability into the Finance Curriculum – Experiences from Gustavson School of Business

Asset managers are faced with increased pressure to account for sustainability when managing their portfolios. However, these finance professionals receive only little training on these topics in business schools. In September 2020 at the UN Global Compact “United Business for a Better World” event, a panel discussion titled “New aspirations for global impact: SDG education … Continue reading Integrating Sustainability into the Finance Curriculum – Experiences from Gustavson School of Business

Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

Around the world curriculums are going online. But it isn’t just curriculum. Technology is providing opportunities to bring field trips and some experiential learning experiences online as well. Virtual reality, for example, can allow students the chance to learn about distant places together without having to travel anywhere. Christian Schott, along with an interdisciplinary team … Continue reading Using Virtual Reality to Engage Students in Sustainability – Experiences from the Wellington School of Business and Government at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

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

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

2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)

This week I want to both celebrate the past and look forward to 2020. Over the next few days I will share the 2019 PRiMEtime review, highlighting some of the fantastic work PRME Signatories are undertaking across the globe. Then we will focus in on what we are looking forward to in 2020 with some … Continue reading 2019 PRiMEtime in Review – Good Practices in Responsible Management Education (part 1 of 2)