Insurers Role in Sustainable Growth – University of Technology Sydney Business School

A new resource, launched at the Global Compact LEAD Symposium in Madrid on November 19th, provides an overview of mutually beneficial partnerships between businesses and business schools with the aim to further sustainability strategies. To support this, a number of posts focused on these types of partnerships will be featured in more depth on Primetime … Continue reading Insurers Role in Sustainable Growth – University of Technology Sydney Business School

Creating Students Passionate about Social Responsibility – Lomonosov Moscow State University (Part 2)

One of the main requirements for putting in place successful programmes that really engage students in sustainability is a passionate team of enthusiastic individuals. Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School in Moscow, Russia definitely has that. The result has been a range of different programmes that aim to involve students in a number of social … Continue reading Creating Students Passionate about Social Responsibility – Lomonosov Moscow State University (Part 2)

Sustainability in the Russian Business and Education Communities – Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School (Part 1)

Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School is one of the oldest business schools in Russia, founded in 1989. After being impressed by their latest Sharing Information on Progress Report, I spoke with Natalia Bukhshtaber, Associate Dean for Academic Programmes and International Affairs, Natalia Sharabarina, Director of Social Education, and Nina Koryakina, Supervisor of Social Education … Continue reading Sustainability in the Russian Business and Education Communities – Lomonosov Moscow State University Business School (Part 1)

Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

Sixty million people have been displaced by conflict and over 410,000 people have crossed the Mediterranean from the Middle East so far this year. Although the primary responsibility for peace rests with governments, the urgency of the global refugee crisis is a challenge that requires support from all actors in society on a short-, mid- … Continue reading Business School Response to the Refugee Crisis

Technology in the Classroom – How Schools are Using it to Teach Sustainability

Technology can be a major distraction for students in the classroom. In fact Penn State and California State University have even developed an app called Pocket Points that rewards students for ignoring their iPhone during class, with discounts and deals from local businesses. Of course technology can also be an important tool to strengthen the … Continue reading Technology in the Classroom – How Schools are Using it to Teach Sustainability

5 Key Messages from Businesses to Business Schools Around Sustainability

At the recent PRME Global Forum in New York City, business representatives from the Global Compact LEAD and PRME Champions groups met to discuss how they could work together to move the sustainability agenda forwards for their respective organisations and beyond. The discussion covered a range of different possible projects and collaborations but, in particular, … Continue reading 5 Key Messages from Businesses to Business Schools Around Sustainability

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015

There are a growing number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) being offered on a range of sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking between three and eight hours of time per week to complete. … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015