Global Compact Principles – Human Rights – Teaching Materials

The United Nations Global Compact is an initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalisation, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology, and finance advance in … Continue reading Global Compact Principles – Human Rights – Teaching Materials

Developing a Sustainable Food Industry in Ireland – University College Dublin

The School of Business at the University College Dublin, Ireland has been building its portfolio of activities in the field of responsible management through research and teaching endeavours, and additionally, through an innovative partnership with Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board. The partnership with Bord Bia aims to promote and strengthen the food board’s Origin … Continue reading Developing a Sustainable Food Industry in Ireland – University College Dublin

Measuring Business School’s Impact on the Local Community – the Business School Impact Survey

Business schools, through their activities, have both a tangible and intangible impact on the neighborhood, city, and region that they operate in. This impact is part of the positive role schools can play. In order to help business schools better understand the value that they bring to a defined region, European Foundation for Management Development … Continue reading Measuring Business School’s Impact on the Local Community – the Business School Impact Survey

Implementing Sustainability Principles -Sharing Information on Progress (Dec/Jan)

Every month, several new Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports come across my desk. These SIP reports are full of interesting and innovative projects aimed at embedding the Principles of PRME across campus. In this new series of blogs, I will feature just a small selection of these projects taken from recently submitted reports. This … Continue reading Implementing Sustainability Principles -Sharing Information on Progress (Dec/Jan)

The next generation of PhD’s – Benedictine University’s College of Business

If we are to have a transformative impact on business and society, it is crucial that we not just change the way students and graduates are taught, but also how the next generation of academics are trained. At business schools around the world, new innovative PhD programmes are being created with the aim to do … Continue reading The next generation of PhD’s – Benedictine University’s College of Business

Using Online Tools to Engage Students in Sustainability – WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

The Sustainability Lab is a new course at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany, focused on taking on challenges for business in sustainability. One of the unique elements of this course is that it uses social media, blogging, wikis and a range of other online tools to further engage the students in … Continue reading Using Online Tools to Engage Students in Sustainability – WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Co-Teaching Ethics – HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

I was fortunate to be able to start 2014 with a conversation about responsible leadership with Andreas Suchanek and Christina Kleinau from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management in Germany. HHL Leipzig has an integrated approach when it comes to responsible management, based on their mission statement “We educate effective, responsible and entrepreneurial business leaders … Continue reading Co-Teaching Ethics – HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Jan-May)

Each year, the United Nations promotes awareness of and action on a wide range of political, social, cultural, humanitarian, and human rights issues through a range of International Days focused on particular issues. The first UN International Day – Human Rights Day, set on 10 December – was approved in 1950. Today there are dozens … Continue reading Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Jan-May)

Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress

Every month, several new Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports come across my desk. These SIP reports are full of interesting and innovative projects aimed at embedding the Principles of PRME across campus. In this new series of blogs, I will feature just a small selection of these projects taken from recently submitted reports. This … Continue reading Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress

2013 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)

It is that time again, time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2013 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world to embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. Click here to read Part 1.  Principle 4: Research Quite a few Primetime blogs this year … Continue reading 2013 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 2)