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

110 Sustainability Documentaries to Watch Right Now (updated – now 119)

NOTE: A few more have been added thanks to your suggestions so we are now at 119. Documentaries have the power to help us dive, often deep, into a world we wouldn’t usually have the chance to. They help broaden our understanding of the world around us and this is increasingly crucial for business school … Continue reading 110 Sustainability Documentaries to Watch Right Now (updated – now 119)

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)

30 Ways Business Schools are Supporting SDG 2 Zero Hunger – World Food Day (part 2 of 3)

World Food Day is celebrated every year on the 16th of October (the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945). The theme for this year is Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World. As overweight and obesity rates soar worldwide, the day is a call for action … Continue reading 30 Ways Business Schools are Supporting SDG 2 Zero Hunger – World Food Day (part 2 of 3)

Seven Initiatives from Newcastle Business School – Australia

Newcastle Business School in Australia has been a signatory of PRME since 2015. The school committed to embedding learning objectives that are pertinent to responsible management and the Sustainable Development Goals into its assurance of learning. The School also has a strong focus on research of topics of global significance, such as climate change, disaster … Continue reading Seven Initiatives from Newcastle Business School – Australia

Engaging Secondary Students in Responsible Management and Sustainability

Universities don’t just engage their own students in responsible management and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They are also engaging their potential future students; secondary school students. Continuing on from last weeks celebration of International Youth Day, here are a selection of ways that Signatories are engaging with younger students on sustainability issues. Providing Equal … Continue reading Engaging Secondary Students in Responsible Management and Sustainability

PRiMEtime’s Guide to Implementing PRME: 100 Tips from Signatories (part 2 of 5)

The PRiMEtime Guide to Implementing PRME is made up of 100 tips from signatories around the world. These posts, which will be published over the next few days, are organised into the following sections: why and what, what to focus on (part 1), getting started, designing your initiative, moving forwards (part 2), putting together a … Continue reading PRiMEtime’s Guide to Implementing PRME: 100 Tips from Signatories (part 2 of 5)

PRiMEtime’s Guide to Implementing PRME: 100 Tips from Signatories (part 1 of 5)

There is one question that I ask every individual that I interview for the PRiMEtime blog. I always ask them if they have any advice for other schools thinking of undertaking a similar project to theirs. It may not seem like an important question compared to the others, but it is the one I have … Continue reading PRiMEtime’s Guide to Implementing PRME: 100 Tips from Signatories (part 1 of 5)

17 Resources for 17 Goals – Part 2 of 2

There are a growing number of excellent resources around the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, many of which can be used in the classroom and to inspire activities or partnerships within University and Business School campuses. Here are a range of different international resources that can be used to engage in, and raise awareness of the … Continue reading 17 Resources for 17 Goals – Part 2 of 2