2022: Year of the SDGs?

year of SDGs

As a New Year year begins, Cabells would first like to wish everyone a Happy New Year, and kick 2022 off with some reflections on what could be the hottest trend in scholarly communications this year: the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Simon Linacre shares an update on this fast-moving area and surveys the runners and…

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A well-rounded analysis on Egypt’s economic roadmap tied the sessions of the Business Forward annual event

Egypt's economic

It is that time of the year again where AUC School of Business’ knowledge portal Business Forward sheds light on all the significant developments affecting the economy and doing business in Egypt and the region, as it celebrates its anniversary within its annual event. The event was held in partnership with the Egyptian Credit Bureau –…

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7th International Conference on New Business Models

New Business Models Conference

The New Business Model (NBM) Conference Series is pleased to invite you to the 7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW BUSINESS MODELS held at the LUMSA University of Rome on 23 and 24 June 2022. Prior to the conference, on 22 June, there will be a Doctoral Colloquium for applicants who wish to share research. Title of the conference:  “SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS CHALLENGES: ECONOMIC…

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Driving impact through repsonsible investing conference- opportunities for business and business schools

ABIS call for papers

Organised by ABIS – The Academy of Business in Society, you are warmly welcome to the 20th Annual Colloquium “Driving impact through responsible investing” conference. The conference will create a dialogue between practitioners and academics centering on the question: how to enhance positive business impact on society through responsible investing? The conference welcomes responsible investing professionals,…

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Call for papers for the ABIS 20th Annual Colloquium “Driving impact through responsible investing”

ABIS call for papers

In order to strengthen the dialogue between practitioners and academics on the challenges in enhancing business impact on society through responsible investing, at ABIS- The Academy of Business in Society, we are inviting paper proposals which will be presented during the 20th Annual Colloquium “Driving impact through responsible investing”. We invite academic researchers and practitioners…

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From narrative to action: Are business schools walking the talk of responsible management education?

business schools sustainability

ESCP Business School‘s Francesca Pucciarelli and Andreas Kaplan tell Stephanie Mullins from BlueSky Education about the opportunity that business schools have to develop students’ capabilities to be future generators of sustainable value for business and society. Here are their thoughts: Today’s business world, even more than the pre-pandemic one, needs leaders capable of making a strong social…

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Sustainable business applied to agriculture aviation

EFMD logo on COLT - sustainability

EFMD has been delighted to support the Center for Industrial Productivity and Sustainability and the Product-Life Institute since 2007. For more information about this project, visit our website.  This week, EFMD Global and Ecole des Ponts Business School Circular Economy Research Center (CERC) are in Texas testing the abilities (specifically, aerial-imaging, flight characteristics and fuselage vibrations)…

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The responsibility turn: building responsible doctoral programmes for a responsible future

responsible doctoral education

Eva Cools, DBA Manager & Research Manager of Vlerick Business School and co-chair of the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), shares her reflections from the conference. Recently I had the honour to co-chair the 2021 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference (DPC), together with Christine Unterhitzenberger from the University of Leeds. Although we already chose the…

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Societal and Sustainable: The 21st Century University

SDG-The-University-of-the-21st-Century

The societal aspects of education provide some of its main benefits, its purpose being to contribute to society’s welfare. Universities should accordingly produce responsible and accountable leaders in their respective domains through education. However, higher education’s quest for revenue and reputation has led universities to sideline or even neglect this stated societal purpose. While it…

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Progressing on Sustainability within your Institution: Leading Transformation Part One

2021-Executive Academy-Leading-Transformation

EFMD Professional Development offers a ten-day-long programme focusing on two aspects of business school transformation essentials: digitalisation and sustainability With all that requires our attention these days, sustainability may not seem like such an urgent matter in comparison. The topic of sustainability has been present in the management education scene for quite some time, and…

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