Using Partnerships to Create Innovative, Sustainable Solutions – INCAE

There are many case competitions for MBA students around the world, but not enough of them provide students with the opportunity to make a real impact and potentially see their proposals put into action. INCAE in Costa Rica partnered with Nespresso to create an innovative international case challenge that provides MBA students from around the … Continue reading Using Partnerships to Create Innovative, Sustainable Solutions – INCAE

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, Nigeria and Costa Rica

As businesses become more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they repeatedly hear the same examples from the same international companies. In an attempt to share some new examples of good practise, … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, Nigeria and Costa Rica

Making a Real Impact – Universum University College Kosovo

The best way to develop more responsible leaders is to engage students in contributing solutions to real world challenges throughout their degree programmes. A project started by a small group of students who wanted to make a difference in their community at Universum University College has turned into an opportunity for the University to make … Continue reading Making a Real Impact – Universum University College Kosovo

Managerial Anthropology – Lagos Business School

Anthropology studies the social environment in which people live and the impact that this social environment has on our attitudes and behaviours. Managerial Anthropology explores how to better understand human nature in order to become better managers and employees. The concept, coined by Prof. Kemi Ogunyemi from Lagos Business School, has been turned into both … Continue reading Managerial Anthropology – Lagos Business School

Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME – launch of the 2nd Edition

In collaboration with the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly, case story contributions were invited for the Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME, Second Edition: Learning to Go Beyond, which continues where the first edition, released at Rio+20 last year, left off. It contains a range of case stories around how business schools … Continue reading Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME – launch of the 2nd Edition

What happened at the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly

On September 25-26, the Principles for Responsible Management Education Secretariat and CEEMAN co-organised the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly in Bled Slovenia, held in conjunction with the 21st CEEMAN Annual Conference on September 27. The events brought together more than 200 members of responsible management education community and included some influential speakers including … Continue reading What happened at the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly

What happened at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013: Architects of a Better World took place on 19-20 September in New York. The event brought together representatives from the business community to set the stage for business to shape and advance the post-2015 development agenda and put forward a framework for business to contribute to global priorities, such … Continue reading What happened at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013

Social Entrepreneurship Project – EADA Business School

- How do you engage students in finding business solutions to social challenges? Share your thoughts in the comments section below -  EADA Business School in Spain places a focus on social impact in its strategy to embed sustainability and responsible leadership into its curricula and programmes. One of its student programmes is the Social … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship Project – EADA Business School

Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Programme – Chester Business School

Recognising the inter-disciplinary nature of sustainability, Chester Business School in the United Kingdom has brought together its Geography and Business departments to create a new MSc in Sustainability for Community and Business. The Masters focuses on the interface between communities, businesses, and the public sector. I recently had the chance to speak with Prof. Roy … Continue reading Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Programme – Chester Business School

Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Sept-Dec)

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 International Day – Human Rights Day on 10 December – was approved in 1950. Today, there are dozens of International … Continue reading Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Sept-Dec)