Lessons in Preparing your First SIP Report from Reykjavik University

Reykjavik University in Iceland was awarded, at a special ceremony at the 2015 PRME Global Forum in June, a recognition for their Sharing Information on Progress report (SIP). In their first SIP report they created an engaging and reader friendly communication tool that brought together the work that they are doing at the Business School, … Continue reading Lessons in Preparing your First SIP Report from Reykjavik University

The Future Corporation–The Future Business School

Every year, a number of leading companies in the field of sustainability who make up the Global Compact LEAD group meet to discuss current issues and key trends and to shape future developments in this area. The 2014 LEAD Symposium challenges participants to sketch a vision of The Future Corporation, identifying key characteristics of what … Continue reading The Future Corporation–The Future Business School

Economic inequality and the role of companies – ESADE

Why and how can companies contribute to the reduction of economic inequality in the world? This is the question that ESADE’s Global Integrative Module (GIM) aims to explore. In partnerships with business schools from around the globe, the module engages students from a variety of academic programmes in proposing concrete solutions to businesses around this … Continue reading Economic inequality and the role of companies – ESADE

Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress (Feb/March)

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 series of blogs, I will feature just a small selection of these projects taken from recently submitted reports. This month, … Continue reading Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress (Feb/March)

Learning by Doing at Gustavson School of Business

The first week of a new school year is an opportunity to bring students together to meet and learn from each other. It is also an opportunity to send strong messages to students about the school’s approach to business education – in this case sustainability issues in business education. At University of Victoria Gustavson School … Continue reading Learning by Doing at Gustavson School of Business

Creating an Integrated Report – Euromed Management

Business schools and universities around the world have been putting together their sustainability efforts into comprehensive sustainability reports. These reports provide the opportunity to engage the school community and provide an overview of activities and a baseline for future activities. Schools themselves take a variety of approaches regarding the organisation of their reports. A growing … Continue reading Creating an Integrated Report – Euromed Management

Online and connected: Creating a Sustainable Campus using Apps – (part 2)

Organizations around the world, from business to NGOs to individuals, are creating apps for smart phones. These mobile apps enable people to connect to networks, get access to real time data, receive feedback and understand information in a visual way. Although these apps are not focused specifically on university campuses, they are easily used in … Continue reading Online and connected: Creating a Sustainable Campus using Apps – (part 2)