Creating Students Passionate about Social Responsibility – Lomonosov Moscow State University (Part 2)

One of the main requirements for putting in place successful programmes that really engage students in sustainability is a passionate team of enthusiastic individuals. Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School in Moscow, Russia definitely has that. The result has been a range of different programmes that aim to involve students in a number of social … Continue reading Creating Students Passionate about Social Responsibility – Lomonosov Moscow State University (Part 2)

Sustainability in the Russian Business and Education Communities – Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School (Part 1)

Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School is one of the oldest business schools in Russia, founded in 1989. After being impressed by their latest Sharing Information on Progress Report, I spoke with Natalia Bukhshtaber, Associate Dean for Academic Programmes and International Affairs, Natalia Sharabarina, Director of Social Education, and Nina Koryakina, Supervisor of Social Education … Continue reading Sustainability in the Russian Business and Education Communities – Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School (Part 1)

Partnerships for Sustainability – BIMTECH

Business schools around the world are choosing to enter into partnerships with businesses and other organisations as a way to, as the 5th Principle of PRME states, extend their knowledge of the challenges in meeting social and environmental responsibilities and to explore jointly effective approaches to meeting these challenges. In India, the Birla Institute of … Continue reading Partnerships for Sustainability – BIMTECH

Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

Creating a generation of responsible leaders is not just about teaching topics such as ethics and CSR, it is about providing students with the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice and make a difference in their communities. At the EBS University of Business and Law in Weisbaden, students have the choice of two service learning … Continue reading Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

Research Collaborations around Sustainability – Canada, US, France, UK and Denmark

To advance sustainability and the related themes being explored at Rio+20 in June 2012 and beyond, there needs to be an increase in research around the topics of sustainability and responsible leadership. Below are some examples from Canada, the US, France, the UK and Denmark. The David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Concordia University’s … Continue reading Research Collaborations around Sustainability – Canada, US, France, UK and Denmark

Getting Faculty on Board with Sustainability

Business Schools are increasingly looking at how to embed sustainability into their curricula and in particular core courses. How to get faculty on board is one of the most common questions/concerns relayed by schools as they work in this area. Here are a handful of examples from Denmark, France, Turkey, Germany and the US showing … Continue reading Getting Faculty on Board with Sustainability

Responsible Leadership in China: 5 questions for Eric Seidner, MBA 2010, and Director of the Being Globally Responsible Conference, CEIBS, China

1.     What is the Being Globally Responsible Conference, and why do you feel it is important? The Being Globally Responsible Conference is an annual, 2-day event organised by students at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China. The event was started in 2006 by students and was such a big success that it … Continue reading Responsible Leadership in China: 5 questions for Eric Seidner, MBA 2010, and Director of the Being Globally Responsible Conference, CEIBS, China