Celebrating Excellence: 2023 Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards (ODRA) Winners Revealed

ODRA are an awards scheme designed to recognise exceptional doctoral research in responsible management

EFMD Global and Emerald Publishing are delighted to announce that Sherri Kong has won the 2023 Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards (ODRA), and Vasanthi Suresh and Ahmed M. Adel have been recognised as highly commended. The ODRA are an awards scheme designed to recognise exceptional doctoral research in responsible management that addresses the United Nation’s Sustainable…

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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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Mainstreaming the SDGs in business schools

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Two years into the Decade of Action, we are yet to collectively achieve a level of engagement that would set us on a path to achieving the Agenda of 2030. The way business schools approach sustainability plays a crucial role in building a positive future for the generations to come. Fortunately, the ERS initiatives are…

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Supporting the SDGs through teaching & learning at UNSW Business School


This Member Spotlight highlights UNSW Business School in Australia, its dedication to sustainability and its approach to integrating the SDGs throughout all areas of the school. Many thanks to Michele Roberts, Associate Professor, AGSM Academic Director and Faculty Representative on the UNSW SDG Committee, for her contribution.  During the recent EFMD programme on ‘Mainstreaming the…

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2022: Year of the SDGs?

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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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Invitation: Accelerating Education for the SDGs in the Universities

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At the SDG Academy, the educational initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, we are pleased to circulate this invitation by the SDSN Networks to the event “Accelerating Education for the SDGs in the Universities“. Please join us and feel free to share it with other colleagues. Universities and other higher education institutions have a…

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Adapting to the new normality: don’t forget the 3rd mission!

The project IMPALA addresses the challenges faced by the universities and the business schools in evaluating their contribution to local, regional, and national development. It promotes an impact-driven culture for all the components of the institution; from teaching activities to programme management, with the purpose to improve the quality and relevance of the services the…

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The Launch of a Blueprint for SDG Integration in Business Schools

By Giselle Weybrecht, Special Advisor to the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education; read the original article published at the PRiME time blog  2020 marks both five years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the beginning of the United Nations Decade of Action to ensure the achievement of these Global Goals. It…

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SDG Academy Community of Practice

When it comes to education for sustainable development, community is just as important as content. That’s why the SDG Academy has launched its new Community of Practice, which brings together leaders from academia, civil society, business, and more for peer learning around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) training and education. Whether your institution or organisation has been…

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Implications of COVID-19 for Public Health and the SDGs

The COVID-19 global health pandemic is rapidly changing the ways we live and work. In the age of sustainable development and at a time when the world is working towards achieving the SDGs, this disease is complicating SDG implementation efforts as well as posing a real risk to achieving targets on communicable disease, education, life…

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