Creating a more Sustainable Campus: Water (part 2)

Water is one of the 7 critical issues being discussed at the upcoming Rio+20 summit in Brazil. According to the Rio+20 website, by 2050, at least one in four people is likely to live in a country affected by chronic or recurring shortages of fresh water. In a previous blog, we looked at how a … Continue reading Creating a more Sustainable Campus: Water (part 2)

Creating More Sustainable Campuses: Water (part 1)

Water is one of the 7 critical issues being discussed at the upcoming Rio+20 summit in Brazil. According to the Rio+20 website, by 2050, at least one in four people is likely to live in a country affected by chronic or recurring shortages of fresh water. The business sector, through the production of goods and … Continue reading Creating More Sustainable Campuses: Water (part 1)

Sustainable Food on Campus (part 1)

Food is one of the 7 critical issues bring discussed at the upcoming Rio+20 summit taking place this June in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. As the Rio+20 site states, “It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food,” and, in this two part blog, we will be looking at a range … Continue reading Sustainable Food on Campus (part 1)

Creating Teaching Cases around Sustainability

Management related academic institutions play an important role in training the current and future generations of leaders. Part of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative is to encourage research on sustainable development issues, in particular leading up to Rio+20. In an earlier blog, we looked at a selection … Continue reading Creating Teaching Cases around Sustainability

Management Education and Rio+20 (Part 2)

This June will see representatives from governments, the UN, major groups, business and a range of international organisations come together in Rio e Janeiro, Brazil for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, better known as the Rio+20 Earth Summit. The management education and business communities will be playing an active part in this historic event. … Continue reading Management Education and Rio+20 (Part 2)

Management Education and Rio + 20 (Part 1)

This June will see representatives from governments, the UN, major groups, business and a range of international organisations come together in Rio e Janeiro, Brazil for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, better known as the Rio+20 Earth Summit. The management education and business communities will be playing an active part in this historic event. … Continue reading Management Education and Rio + 20 (Part 1)