Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

Sixty million people have been displaced by conflict and over 410,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean from the Middle East so far this year. Although the primary responsibility for peace rests with governments, the urgency of the global refugee crisis is a challenge that requires support from all actors in society on a short-, mid- … Continue reading Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

5 Key Messages from Businesses to Business Schools Around Sustainability

At the recent PRME Global Forum in New York City, business representatives from the Global Compact LEAD and PRME Champions groups met to discuss how they could work together to move the sustainability agenda forwards for their respective organisations and beyond. The discussion covered a range of different possible projects and collaborations but, in particular, … Continue reading 5 Key Messages from Businesses to Business Schools Around Sustainability

Generating Concrete, Multi-Disciplinary Solutions to Sustainability Challenges – Stockholm School of Economics (Part 1)

The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in Sweden recently submitted their first Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) report, which is filled with interesting and unique initiatives. Sweden is home to a range of international companies including Ericsson, Astra Zeneca, Ikea, Skanska, Skype and H&M providing several opportunities for the School to engage and contribute to … Continue reading Generating Concrete, Multi-Disciplinary Solutions to Sustainability Challenges – Stockholm School of Economics (Part 1)

The Post-2015 Process – Bringing together the Sustainable Development Goals

In 2000, world leaders put in place the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), a set of eight goals which have focused global attention on a limited set of concrete human development goals and provided targets for national and international development priorities. Specific progress on the 21 targets and 60 indicators associated with the goals can be … Continue reading The Post-2015 Process – Bringing together the Sustainable Development Goals

Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 2 of 2)

Over more than a decade, the international community has been working on reaching targets set forth by the Millennium Development Goals, a set of eight goals which focused global attention on a limited set of concrete human development goals and provided targets for national and international development priorities. As these targets are set to expire … Continue reading Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 2 of 2)

Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 1 of 2)

Over more than a decade, the international community has been working on reaching targets set forth by the Millennium Development Goals, a set of eight goals which focused global attention on a limited set of concrete human development goals and provided targets for national and international development priorities. As these targets are set to expire … Continue reading Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 1 of 2)

Encouraging Sustainability Discussion on Campus – Milgard School of Business

Business schools around the world have been exploring how to bring sustainability into the classroom, but how do you get students talking about sustainability in between classes? In an attempt to increase student interest and debate around sustainability issues, the Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma in the US regularly posts … Continue reading Encouraging Sustainability Discussion on Campus – Milgard School of Business

Business Examples from Around the World – Finland, Belgium and France

As businesses become more and 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 often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – Finland, Belgium and France

Bringing together sustainable companies in Australia – MGSM CSR Partnership Network

When it comes to bringing sustainability and responsible leadership to campus, many schools are finding that one of the best ways to do this is to bring together a range of partners from across society who are already actively working in this area. This is proving to be an excellent opportunity for the schools themselves … Continue reading Bringing together sustainable companies in Australia – MGSM CSR Partnership Network

Using Online Games to Teach Sustainability – Part 1

Click here to see a recent update to this article. Lately, I have been seeing quite a bit about games and how games can be used to not only help educate individuals about sustainability issues, but also help solve the challenges it poses. Games provide of the opportunity for friendly competition, lower the barriers to … Continue reading Using Online Games to Teach Sustainability – Part 1