All posts tagged sustainability

‘Inclusive growth and prosperity’ – for whom?

Instead of prosperity the last decade has delivered inequality, insecurity, and the rise of nationalism and populism. Simon Caulkin argues that this is a secular challenge that business, and especially managers, must face […]

Sustainability-driven innovation

PhD programmes are under increasing pressure to train researchers who help to solve critical societal challenges. Sally Randles, Annemieke Roobeek, Sally Jeanrenaud and Simon Pickard propose that sustainability-driven innovation, a new model for […]

Appropriate Civilisation versus the New Despotism

Jeremy Leggett takes a personal look at what needs to be done to avoid a potentially dangerous and depressing clash of philosophies Suddenly, believers in the possibility of a better civilisation, […]

Living in a new world

A New world order is slowly beginning to emerge around us. Matthew Gitsham, Joanne Lawrence and Martin Lockett look at some of the responses we will need to develop to […]

Making the SUN shine on tourism

Geoffrey Lipman argues the case for Impact Travel I was planning to devote this article to the need that exists for a radical new approach to education and training in the dynamic […]

Sustainable Business

The world is facing many complex issues that threaten our collective wellbeing and prosperity. Cecilie Hultmann asks how these risks will affect the future business landscape. And can they be […]

Looking on the Bright Side

Raymond Saner and Lichia Yiu argue that despite worrying times, initiatives such as the sustainable development goals, responsible business conduct and business diplomacy management can provide a winning formula for […]

Equipping Managers to Help the World

Alexandra Santos and Mathabo le Roux explain how a UN initiative is encouraging business schools to prepare students for tackling poverty and other development challenges equipping managers to help the […]

Business Schools and Society – Opportunities and Accountability

Business schools can create new opportunities, says Alfons Sauquet, if they continue to reflect on their role in society. A good deal of pressure has been exerted on business schools […]

Gradualism Prevails and Perception Outbids Substance

Ulrich Hommel, Mollie Painter-Morland and Jocelyne Wang summarise the results of the Third EFMD/EABIS Global Deans Survey on ‘Sustainability and the Future of Management Education’. Business schools play a key […]

50+20 Offers a Clear Vision

Can business schools present a new vision of management education for the world? Katrin Mufff believes that through the 50+20 initiative they can. The World Business School Council of Sustainable […]

Teaching Sustainability to Tomorrow’s Leaders

How can we make managers globally responsible leaders attuned to the needs of sustainability? CB Bhattacharya explains how one school is trying. The clamour for business schools to educate their […]

Fit for Purpose: Putting Sustainability into Practice in a Business School

David Grayson provides more detail on how Cranfield School of Management in Britain is incorporating sustainability. There has been an increasingly vocal debate in recent years about whether management education […]

Cadres for the Common Good

The 50+20 vision has ignited a flame that illuminates a path towards the future of management education. John North and Hamid Bouchikhi describe the latest steps on the journey. With […]

UN PRME and Emerging Economies

Business schools from emerging economies need to embrace UN PRME, argues Umesh Mukhi, and suggests some ways they could do it. One of the most important questions asked among management […]