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The Positive Impact Rating (PIR) concept was developed in a multi-step prototyping process by a large group of committed and engaged academics, students and business school stakeholders from many different countries. Katrin Muff is a thought leader and Director at The Institute for Business Sustainability, Lucerne, Switzerland, and Professor of Practice at Luiss Business School…

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Yes, the year’s end looms over our heads weeks before it actually happens, with accumulating tasks on our to-do list. There is the urgent and the important; the postponed and what we don’t want to carry over to next year, and what would be so nice to finish. In midst of that frenzy it’s easy…

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This is a question that many business schools ask themselves in order to assess to what extent the programmes and teaching they deliver and the research and projects they undertake contribute to the advancement of responsible, ethical and sustainable management. Not only schools but individuals might get caught up in formulating what social impact means…

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Some articles just pop up and lead your mind into new  pathways. This happened to me as a recent column came across my desk, published in Forbes by education specialist Tom Vander Ark. He was reflecting on the trends that are reshaping global learning. His focus is mainly on high school education, and he has…

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The Financial Times is seeking examples of best practice for a report on Responsible Business Education. Business Schools around the world have until 27 September 2019 to submit details of their leading initiatives in teaching, research, student projects and operations with societal impact. The result will not be a ranking, but a selection of strong examples…

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Contributing to a better world through better research A majority of scholars, academics and deans of business schools agree that it’s vital to create a new research ecosystem centred on credible and useful research. But so far, achievements have been scarce. That’s now changing. The discussion moved from the theoretical to the actual in July…

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On Sunday, July 7 the Women’s Soccer Cup tournament played its final game in France. As never before, the stadium was full, and the game was televised and streamed around the world. During half-time, very interesting commercials tailored to the occasion caught my attention. I will comment today on one in particular, by Volkswagen called…

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In my last blog, I reflected on the shift in what has become unacceptable in our society, or in the human community at large.  When we contemplate social injustice, we no longer accept it as “just the way things are”; instead we feel angry or motivated to do something. When we hear about abuses of…

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