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

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

Getting ready for Rio+20 – The Nine Major Groups (Part 1)

Sustainable development cannot be achieved by government action alone. It requires the participation of all sectors of societies. At the first Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, a document called Agenda 21 was released that, among other things, formalized groups whose contribution is crucial to making sustainable development a reality. Since then, these … Continue reading Getting ready for Rio+20 – The Nine Major Groups (Part 1)

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