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)

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

Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research Network – University of Nottingham

A growing number of research projects are falling under the broad topic of sustainability. How can a university facilitate stronger connections between these different projects across departments and fields throughout the university, and empower researchers already involved and interested in these topics? A number of PhD students at the University of Nottingham created the Sustainability … Continue reading Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Research Network – University of Nottingham

The Future Corporation – The Future Business School (part 2)

The 2014 LEAD Symposium challenges participants to sketch a vision of The Future Corporation, identifying key characteristics of what the sustainable corporation could and should look like in the future. They look to provide a beacon for the transition of the global business community that is already underway, fuelled by deeper integration of sustainability into … Continue reading The Future Corporation – The Future Business School (part 2)

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

Global Compact Principles – Human Rights – Teaching Materials

The United Nations Global Compact is an initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalisation, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology, and finance advance in … Continue reading Global Compact Principles – Human Rights – Teaching Materials

A Focus on Sustainable Textiles – IESC

The Instituto de Estudios para la Sustentabilidad Corporativa in Buenos Aires, Argentina has chosen to take both a broad approach to sustainability in their work as well as to focus on a few issues that they believe are of key importance. One of their core topics is making the textile and fashion industries more sustainable, … Continue reading A Focus on Sustainable Textiles – IESC