Sustainability Partnerships with City Council – University of New South Wales

Partnerships, in particular with key stakeholders, are key to moving a University’s sustainability strategy forward. One of the primary stakeholders for a University or business school is the community in which it operates. The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia recognized this and has developed a key partnership with the local city council. … Continue reading Sustainability Partnerships with City Council – University of New South Wales

Online and connected: Creating a Sustainable Campus using Apps – (part 1)

Organizations around the world, from business to NGOs to individuals, are creating apps for smart phones. These mobile apps enable people to connect to networks, get access to real time data, receive feedback and understand information in a visual way. Although these apps are not focused specifically on university campuses they are easily used in … Continue reading Online and connected: Creating a Sustainable Campus using Apps – (part 1)

Women, Responsible Leadership and the MBA (part 1)- Introduction and Overview

On March 8th, countries around the world celebrated International Women’s Day. The focus of this annual event is to build support for women’s rights and greater participation of women in the political, social and economic arenas. Although this year’s date has already passed, it is still a good opportunity to take a look at what … Continue reading Women, Responsible Leadership and the MBA (part 1)- Introduction and Overview

Bringing together sustainable companies in Australia – MGSM CSR Partnership Network

When it comes to bringing sustainability and responsible leadership to campus, many schools are finding that one of the best ways to do this is to bring together a range of partners from across society who are already actively working in this area. This is proving to be an excellent opportunity for the schools themselves … Continue reading Bringing together sustainable companies in Australia – MGSM CSR Partnership Network

Creating a New MBA focused on sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship– Deusto Business School

How do we create an MBA that fully incorporates sustainability and responsible leadership into its programme? How do we embed sustainability across the curriculum? Do we completely change the way that the MBA is structured? Over the upcoming year I will be providing a range of blogs that explore how different schools have approached this … Continue reading Creating a New MBA focused on sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship– Deusto Business School

Developing the post 2015 agenda

In the year 2000, world leaders came together to establish the Millennium Development Goals - also known as the MDGs - a set of eight goals which member states and international organizations have agreed to achieve by the year 2015. The MDGs are to: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender … Continue reading Developing the post 2015 agenda

Contests for Students in Business and Sustainability – Environmental and Social Issues

There are various ways to embed sustainability into the curriculum and to get students engaged in sustainability issues. One such method is to invite students to get involved in the growing number of global competitions and contests, which are often organised in partnership with the business sector. These competitions provide a valuable opportunity to explore … Continue reading Contests for Students in Business and Sustainability – Environmental and Social Issues

MBA students impacting lives in developing countries – MBA+ Challenge Video Contest

As we have seen in some of the recent blog posts on Primetime, contests present a growing number of opportunities for students to highlight their work and ideas in the area of sustainability on a global scale. The Global Business School Network (GBSN) has a yearly contest called the MBA+ Challenge Video Contest that especially … Continue reading MBA students impacting lives in developing countries – MBA+ Challenge Video Contest

Spreading the word about PRME on campus

Signatories to the Principles for Responsible Management Education from around the world are using a wide range of strategies to integrate PRME into their curriculums and raise awareness about the Principles among their students and staff. One method that schools from all regions of the world are able to implement is to create posters with … Continue reading Spreading the word about PRME on campus