New ESG programme for hospitality managers and asset owners

ESG hospitality

EHL Hospitality Business School, the Energy and Environment Alliance and King’s Business School have announced plans to run an education programme focused on the practical aspects of delivering high ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) standards across the hospitality sector. The hospitality industry is one of the world’s biggest employers, as well as one of the…

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Business schools with purpose: Walking the talk on social impact

Business Schools with Purpose: Walking the talk on social impact", Societal impact

The increasing amount and severity of the recent years’ environmental, social, geopolitical, and economic challenges have undoubtedly influenced the minds of business school students and aspiring leaders. Current learners are progressively concerned about and aware of the complexity of challenges the world is facing, feeling the pressing need and desire to play their part, get…

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Geo-strategic threats to sustainability

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In this blog, Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) Chair, Professor David Grayson asks if business can lead the way on sustainable development and social justice in the face of geo-strategic threats. I was asked recently, how the complex geo-strategic situation related – if it does – to sustainable development and sustainable business. It is something which…

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Summer School of Management 2024

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The Summer School of Management is an annual event that has been organised by Wroclaw University of Economics and Business since 2008, with students and organisers from 42 countries on five continents. Not only is it always a time for studying and fun, but it’s also for bonding and building lasting friendships. This year, the…

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ESCA and BS4CL: Shaping leadership in the African business education environment

At the heart of Africa’s vibrant academic landscape, the primary focus of ESCA Ecole de Management is on sustainability and responsible management education. Embedded within its curriculum and research activities is a commitment to addressing the pressing global challenge of climate change. This commitment is highlighted through ESCA’s role in the Business Schools for Climate…

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Investing in a green business school campus

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Business school leaders want to ensure that their campuses are more sustainable than ever before, and now the European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a financing loan worth over £51 million to business school INSEAD for its Europe Campus Reimagination, which seeks to create a more sustainable campus. Sustainable construction and renewable energy, including extracting…

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Business schools in discussions at Davos

World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland

Leading business school faculty look to share their insights, advise others and lead important conversations with decision-makers around the world. One of the opportunities to do this is at Davos in Switzerland, where the World Economic Forum holds its annual meeting.  INSEAD, for instance, will once again partner with InTent to lead crucial conversations at…

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Responsible business and sustainability programmes at business schools

Trinity

Business schools understand the need to contribute to both people and the planet. Schools are implementing new initiatives and launching programmes aligned with the desire for a positive impact now Trinity Business School has announced it will launch a new MSc Responsible Business & Sustainability programme. As the demand for ethical leadership continues to grow,…

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How business schools continue climate action after COP28

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The need for concrete climate action has intensified during COP28, but how do business schools continuously contribute their efforts?  Business schools are keen to get involved at COP itself. For instance, the University of Sussex Business School co-hosted a Pavilion showcasing research and insights for economic decision-making in the Arctic, a vast area hugely affected…

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Business School Impact System (BSIS) integrates SDGs into its Societal Impact Dimension

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Synergising with EFMD Accreditations on Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability: In an era of global challenges, business schools increasingly recognise their role in shaping a more sustainable and responsible future. To address this imperative, the Business School Impact System (BSIS) has taken a significant step by integrating the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its…

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