What happened at the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly

On September 25-26, the Principles for Responsible Management Education Secretariat and CEEMAN co-organised the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly in Bled Slovenia, held in conjunction with the 21st CEEMAN Annual Conference on September 27. The events brought together more than 200 members of responsible management education community and included some influential speakers including … Continue reading What happened at the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly

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

Social Entrepreneurship Project – EADA Business School

- How do you engage students in finding business solutions to social challenges? Share your thoughts in the comments section below -  EADA Business School in Spain places a focus on social impact in its strategy to embed sustainability and responsible leadership into its curricula and programmes. One of its student programmes is the Social … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship Project – EADA Business School

Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Programme – Chester Business School

Recognising the inter-disciplinary nature of sustainability, Chester Business School in the United Kingdom has brought together its Geography and Business departments to create a new MSc in Sustainability for Community and Business. The Masters focuses on the interface between communities, businesses, and the public sector. I recently had the chance to speak with Prof. Roy … Continue reading Creating an Interdisciplinary Sustainability Programme – Chester Business School

Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Sept-Dec)

Each year, the United Nations promotes awareness of and action on a wide range of political, social, cultural, humanitarian, and human rights issues through a range of International Days focused on particular issues. The first International Day – Human Rights Day on 10 December – was approved in 1950. Today, there are dozens of International … Continue reading Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom – United Nations International Days (Sept-Dec)

Practical Wisdom and Management Education

The EABIS-Yale Practical Wisdom Initiative seeks to construct a bridge between the worlds of management and the spiritual and philosophical traditions. This cross-disciplinary project brings together practioners and academic experts within each of the world’s six great faith traditions (Christian, Chinese, Jewish, Islamic, Indian, and Buddhist) to discuss how to bring the value of wisdom … Continue reading Practical Wisdom and Management Education

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

Embedding responsible leadership into management education – Milpark Business School

  Milpark Business School in South Africa believes that social responsibility is more than corporate social investment. It works to use the skills and knowledge of staff and students to develop an integrated approach to social responsibility that makes meaningful interventions into the local communities. In the past few years, the school has revised its … Continue reading Embedding responsible leadership into management education – Milpark Business School

Infusing ethics and social impact into today’s business school – Leeds School of Business

Business schools around the world have been exploring a variety of ways to infuse ethics and social impact into their curricula and train their students to be responsible leaders. At Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado – Boulder in the US, this is manifested through the creation of their Center for Education … Continue reading Infusing ethics and social impact into today’s business school – Leeds School of Business

Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management

One of the most effective ways to prepare students to be more responsible leaders is to give them opportunities to get engaged in activities in their communities. At Goa Institute of Management in India they have created a compulsory core course which provides students with the opportunity to get engaged with the local, less privileged communities. I … Continue reading Promoting Social Responsibility among Students – Goa Institute of Management