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The Pause Button

As you may have noticed, you haven't been receiving your daily innovative example lately. When I started this latest 100 days, what I didn't know was that I would be relocating half way around the world. This has proven to be a bit more time consuming than originally thought, so I am hitting the pause

By |March 6th, 2017|

Day 56: Dancing Solar Flowers

Ca’ Foscari in Italy, is particularly interested in the use of creative instruments and alternative communication channels to promote a proper understanding and involvement in sustainability issues. Over the past few years, one successful area of activity has been that concerning Art&Sustainability, resulting in projects that stress the link between sustainability and the world of

By |February 26th, 2017|

Day 55: Study of Human Societies

The School of Business and Management – ITB in Thailand has a unique course in its business degree called the Study of Human Societies. Every human being in their life has a set of knowledge that shapes their behaviour based on culture, their environment, their upbringing, their experiences etc.. Every decision made, every conduct, reflects

By |February 25th, 2017|

Day 54: Literacy Test

Kedge Business School developed the Sustainability Literacy Test, an innovative collaborative platform and learning tool to raise sustainable development awareness and “literacy” while promoting change and action towards sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Through a series of multiple-choice questions with both a global and local focus, the platform covers the whole scope of

By |February 24th, 2017|

Day 53: Philanthropy University

The Haas School of Business’s Philanthropy University provides free online training to thousands of people and organizations working to achieve social good. Courses have regular start dates and last a couple of months each. There are currently seven non-credit/degree courses covering key skills such as fundraising, strategic planning, and scaling for impact offered. This includes

By |February 23rd, 2017|

Day 52: Climate Change Role Play

The University of St.Gallen, in collaboration with seven other leading European business schools (including ESADE, Rotterdam School of Management, Warsaw School of Management and Bocconi), take part in the CEMS Model UNFCCC, a unique course on climate change and its implications for business, followed by a two-day simulation of the UN climate negotiations with master-level

By |February 22nd, 2017|

Day 51: Changemaker Showcase

The UBC Changemaker Showcase at Sauder School of Business in Canada is an event for anybody who’s interested in making a difference, big or small. Over three days, this annual event offers students the option to pick and choose what activities they want to attend, events that focus on helping them to identify their passions, generate ideas, teach you new

By |February 21st, 2017|

Day 50: Systems Thinking

Students from the Sustainability programme at Palumbo Tackling sustainability issues requires a new way of conceptualizing problem structures, and systems thinking provides foundational frameworks for doing so. This course, offered to students at Palumbo Donahue School of Business in the USA, promotes holistic thinking through examination of the linkages and interactions among all

By |February 20th, 2017|

Day 49: Business for a Better World

Credit:Corporate Knights The ‘Business for a Better World’ MBA Case Competition has been organized by Schulich School of Business in partnership with Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, since 2013. The competition challenges MBA student teams from around the world to improve the sustainability performance of a corporate case subject relative to

By |February 19th, 2017|

Day 48: Multi-Stakeholder Panels

ISAE in Brazil has been bringing together the school’s stakeholders since 2012 for a yearly Multi-Stakeholder Panel. The event seeks to identify the issues most material to the school and collect perceptions about the institutions’s sustainability practices with the aim of gathering feedback for continuous improvement. Stakeholders include employees, institutional strategic partners, students, NGO representatives, suppliers,

By |February 18th, 2017|