In the last years, we have seen numerous initiatives and positive trends in responsible management education. The number of core courses that integrate sustainability content has been increasing. The number of published sustainability-related research from business school faculty as well. New academic journals devoted to sustainability and the climate crisis have been created. Despite this, results from the ABIS Members survey indicate that the most necessary development in management education for the next years is integrating sustainability into curricula of all courses. Not just in content, but also in teaching practices.
The drastic changes with COVID-19, climate change and biodiversity crisis in our economy and society call for reflection and urgent changes. Inevitably, business education is going to face a sea change to ensure that the leaders they educate will be a force for good. In this sense, our mission as ABIS – to contribute to the debate and the practice in equipping leaders with the knowledge and skills for the success of business in society – is more relevant than ever.
In order to respond to these challenges and to support our academic members and business education in general in stepping up their game, we are collecting innovative, high quality resources, cutting-edge business cases and the best pedagogical methods to teach sustainability in business schools.
We already collected 12 highly relevant and innovative submissions on sustainability teaching programmes, creative teaching practices and methods and business cases for the 19th ABIS Annual Colloquium.
This initiative is designed to help our members to gain relevant insights to accelerate sustainability uptake, learning capacity and improve the development of a more sustainable business education.
Submission rules and deadlines
The final papers must be published on the Emerald ScholarOne Manuscript system in MS word HERE. When submitting, please select “Special Issue: Best Sustainability Teaching Practices“.
Submission deadline: March 31, 2021
Access the full CALL FOR BEST SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES for more information.