Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Kenya, Australia and Belgium

As businesses become 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 repeatedly hear the same examples from the same international companies. In an attempt to share some new examples of good practise, … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – Kenya, Australia and Belgium

Intensive training to prepare students to turn sustainability talk into action – Monash University

Business schools are providing a range of ways for students to get engaged in sustainability and become equipped with the skills to take a holistic approach to doing business. Whether that means looking at efficiency, innovation, wellbeing or productivity, these are all things that can fall under the banner of 'sustainability.' Monash University in Melbourne, … Continue reading Intensive training to prepare students to turn sustainability talk into action – Monash University

The Future Corporation – The Future Business School (part 2)

The 2014 LEAD Symposium challenges participants to sketch a vision of The Future Corporation, identifying key characteristics of what the sustainable corporation could and should look like in the future. They look to provide a beacon for the transition of the global business community that is already underway, fuelled by deeper integration of sustainability into … Continue reading The Future Corporation – The Future Business School (part 2)

Aligning Sustainability Across Campuses- KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business

Following a long process of reorganisation within the Flemish higher education landscape, KU Leuven acquired and integrated several academically-oriented degree programmes from the University Colleges Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussels (HUB) and Thomas More (Antwerp) in 2013. The new KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is now responsible for research and academic offerings across four campuses: … Continue reading Aligning Sustainability Across Campuses- KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business

Economic inequality and the role of companies – ESADE

Why and how can companies contribute to the reduction of economic inequality in the world? This is the question that ESADE’s Global Integrative Module (GIM) aims to explore. In partnerships with business schools from around the globe, the module engages students from a variety of academic programmes in proposing concrete solutions to businesses around this … Continue reading Economic inequality and the role of companies – ESADE

Examining the Impact of Diversity in Business – McCoy College of Business Administration

A growing number of schools are choosing yearly themes that expose students to issues important to the community and their careers. At the Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas in the US, their Common Experience programme chooses a theme that is explored thoroughly throughout the University, including in the McCoy College of Business Administration. … Continue reading Examining the Impact of Diversity in Business – McCoy College of Business Administration

Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – US, France and Finland

As businesses become 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 repeatedly hear the same examples from the same international companies. In an attempt to share some new examples of good practice, … Continue reading Sustainable Business Examples from Around the World – US, France and Finland

ISO 26000 in Higher Education Institutions – La Rochelle Business School

  La Rochelle Business School is currently in the initial phases of using the ISO 26000 directives as a central pivot to assist the school in its efforts to operate as a socially responsible institution. The school has extensive experience with the standard’s use in the business sector, and is in the process of implementing … Continue reading ISO 26000 in Higher Education Institutions – La Rochelle Business School

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

Providing experiences through co-op placements – University of Victoria

  At the University of Victoria Gustavson School of Business, business students have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience, exploring how their education is connected to various industries and businesses that interest them, before they graduate. Students do this through participation in the University of Victoria Co-operative Education Program (Co-op) where they must complete … Continue reading Providing experiences through co-op placements – University of Victoria