The will honour AMBA-accredited and BGA member, validated and accredited business schools that share our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability, and that are passionate about making a difference to communities and societies.
The award will recognise business schools that are taking the initiative in creating a sustainable future and teaching students about social values; as well as making a positive impact in practical and measurable ways.
This important award will give business schools the chance to stand out and showcase their innovative and original CSR and sustainability programmes to the world.
International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) (China) for ‘15 Ways in 15 Weeks’.
‘15 Ways in 15 Weeks’ was a semester-long initiative divided into weekly campaigns that drove sustainable and positive behavioural change at the International Business School Suzhou.
Each week, themed activities and events took place on topics relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, such as waste management, sustainable transportation and ethical finance.
The initiative resulted in the establishment of a Sustainable Future Talents student association, ¥13,000 RMB in charitable donations, and hundreds of healthier choices. For faculty, staff and students, it also led to positive life changes regarding the contributions individuals must make to achieve the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Esade Business School, Ramon Llull University (Spain) for ‘Sustainable Impact: Our Chance to Change the World Together’
ESMT Berlin (Germany) for ‘Net Impact Club’s Carbon Accounting Initiative’
Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University (UK) for ‘Developing Responsible Leaders for the Future through the Design and Delivery of a New Executive MBA Programme’
Porto Business School, Universidade do Porto (Portugal) for ‘Porto Business School Urban Garden’
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