Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME – launch of the 2nd Edition

In collaboration with the 2013 PRME Summit – 5th Annual Assembly, case story contributions were invited for the Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME, Second Edition: Learning to Go Beyond, which continues where the first edition, released at Rio+20 last year, left off. It contains a range of case stories around how business schools … Continue reading Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME – launch of the 2nd Edition

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

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, USA, and India

As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Germany, USA, and India

Creating an Integrated Report – Euromed Management

Business schools and universities around the world have been putting together their sustainability efforts into comprehensive sustainability reports. These reports provide the opportunity to engage the school community and provide an overview of activities and a baseline for future activities. Schools themselves take a variety of approaches regarding the organisation of their reports. A growing … Continue reading Creating an Integrated Report – Euromed Management

Creating More Responsible Leaders – Albers School of Business and Economics

At Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University in the USA, a small group of faculty and staff created a course where leadership, business acumen, and social impact overlap. The Graduate Leadership Formation Specialization requires a minimum of two courses on leadership and a practicum that provides a forum for participants to explore … Continue reading Creating More Responsible Leaders – Albers School of Business and Economics

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

Online and connected: Creating a Sustainable Campus using Apps (Part 3) – Business Schools

In this series of blogs focusing on using apps to help make the campus more sustainable, we have looked at a range of resources from increasing efficiency to making your travel plans more sustainable. In this last part we look specifically at the Business School and how it could benefit from exploring the potential of … Continue reading Online and connected: Creating a Sustainable Campus using Apps (Part 3) – Business Schools