We are all in this together

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I have been writing about, and promoting, the concept of interconnectedness for several years. It first came up in my academic life as I was conducting research into the mindset of sustainability champions. In several interviews with the respondents, I observed that the growth of their awareness that we are all interconnected always came as…

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Join the new Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs!

Join the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs for monthly live conversations with renowned authors about groundbreaking work that examines the most important topics for humanity, including sustainable development, social justice, and more. January’s book is Martin J. Sherwin’s Gambling with Armageddon, which looks at the Cuban Missile Crisis and the origins, scope, and consequences of…

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Let’s face it

What comes to your mind when you read this title? Without trying to guess what I plan to write about here, when you hear a friend or someone telling you those words, what do they refer to? Or when you listen to the little voice inside you, perhaps….? Yes, I will go into my focus…

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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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Anti-Poverty Working Group Update October 2020

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7th Responsible Management Education Research Conference, Chur, Switzerland, 19-21 October The 7th RME Research Conference on The Promise of Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Responsible Management Education and Moving forward with the SDGs, the event gathered more than 210 participants from all over the world. The event was co-organized and hosted by the University…

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Business schools have a responsibility to instigate change, states MIP Dean Federico Frattini

EFMD Blog MIP Politecnico di Milano Business schools instigating change

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Federico Frattini, Dean of MIP Politecnico di Milano in Milan, about the business schools recent ‘B Corp Certification’ – a prestigious recognition awarded to companies for their commitment to building a more inclusive society and continued sustainable development. “Business schools must increasingly…

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The future of business education? Investing in digital and a new breed of academic, says Lancaster University Management School Dean Angus Laing

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Angus Laing, Dean of Lancaster University Management School, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We know how conservative academic colleagues can be,” says Laing – who has led the school since…

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Time for change says Dana Brown, Dean of Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education, spoke with Dana Brown, Dean of the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University in Canada, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the institution and the wider industry for an upcoming podcast. “We don’t want to go back to the way things were, we want…

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COVID, The Teacher: We, The Clever

In my last blog I mentioned how  every day I was discovering new things that COVID was teaching me, and ended with a thought-provoking question: What insights and discoveries are you making? So let’s take it a few steps further. Ninety-three year old Chilean philosopher Gaston Soublette observes that our civilization is increasingly being externalized,…

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A green stimulus to boost the energy transition?

By Sébastien Houde, Mark Olsthoorn, Joachim Schleich, Carine Sebi from Grenoble École de Management Beyond its catastrophic impacts on health, the COVID-19 virus is wreaking havoc on the world economy and governments’ public finances. The length and depth of the economic crisis are unknown, but it is certain that few sectors will emerge stronger. This health…

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