Engaging with Local Government – Pforzheim University

Despite becoming more global, Business Schools are physically located in a community and are increasingly exploring ways to not just interact with, but contribute to and strengthen that community. At Pforzheim University, faculty and students are engaged in sustainability topics at both the local and national government level on a variety of important projects. I … Continue reading Engaging with Local Government – Pforzheim University

Sustainable Tourism – Novi Sad Business School

Sustainable tourism development has been adopted as a policy and planning approach by governments around the world that seek to make minimal impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate income and employment for locals, and promote the conservation of local ecosystems. At Novi Sad Business School in Serbia, in addition to … Continue reading Sustainable Tourism – Novi Sad Business School

The Post-2015 Process – Bringing together the Sustainable Development Goals

In 2000, world leaders put in place the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), a set of eight goals which have focused global attention on a limited set of concrete human development goals and provided targets for national and international development priorities. Specific progress on the 21 targets and 60 indicators associated with the goals can be … Continue reading The Post-2015 Process – Bringing together the Sustainable Development Goals

Promoting Diversity in Business Schools – Montpellier Business School

Montpellier Business School has been granted the diversity designation, which the French government (AFNOR) awards to institutions that fight against discrimination, and educate all students regardless of their origins or social situations. I recently had the chance to speak with Caroline Cazi, Director of Human Resources, Diversity and Sustainability at Montpellier Business School about their … Continue reading Promoting Diversity in Business Schools – Montpellier Business School

Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 2 of 2)

Over more than a decade, the international community has been working on reaching targets set forth by the Millennium Development Goals, a set of eight goals which focused global attention on a limited set of concrete human development goals and provided targets for national and international development priorities. As these targets are set to expire … Continue reading Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 2 of 2)

Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 1 of 2)

Over more than a decade, the international community has been working on reaching targets set forth by the Millennium Development Goals, a set of eight goals which focused global attention on a limited set of concrete human development goals and provided targets for national and international development priorities. As these targets are set to expire … Continue reading Business Contributions to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals – Issue Briefs (part 1 of 2)

Creating an Effective Centre – Milgard School of Business

Globally the rise in sustainability and social responsibility in the business sector has been met with an increase in specialised centres working specifically on this topic within business schools. These provide an opportunity for business schools to help advance sustainability issues within the business sector, but equally, and perhaps more importantly, to help embed sustainability … Continue reading Creating an Effective Centre – Milgard School of Business

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 a Sustainability Report – lessons from Hanken School of Economics

At the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly in Bled Slovenia, a number of schools were recognised for their Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) Reports. Produced by schools on a regular basis, SIP reports outline a school’s approach and activities related to responsible management education. Hanken School of Economics was one of the schools … Continue reading Creating a Sustainability Report – lessons from Hanken School of Economics