Toward Rio: Leading Universities and Management Schools are Paving the Way Toward a Sustainable Future for All

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Toward Rio: Leading Universities and Management Schools are Paving the Way Toward a Sustainable Future for All

Inspiring examples of how universities and management schools across the globe are aiding the transition to a sustainable future are detailed in a new publication, available online today, from the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education
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Summary

The Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME: Placing sustainability at the heart of management education has been compiled for the occasion of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), taking place in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012. A sneak preview is available online today at www.gseresearch.com/about/prme.htm, with a bound book version available later in the summer.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 12:45am

CAMPAIGN: Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

CONTENT: Press Release

(3BL Media) June 4, 2012 - New York, NY – The Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME: Placing sustainability at the heart of management education has been compiled for the occasion of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), taking place in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012. A sneak preview is available online today at www.gseresearch.com/about/prme.htm, with a bound book version available later in the summer.

The Guide features 63 case stories from 47 institutions, representing 25 countries across Asia, Oceania, Latin America, USA and Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Their experiences are classified into sections which address the Six Principles of PRME (Purpose, Values, Method, Research, Partnership, and Dialogue) and cover useful advice on reporting and how to get started.
This inspirational compilation is crucial reading for those interested in applying sustainability principles in their educational institutions.

Background Information

About the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum: Innovation and Collaboration for the Future We Want
Hosted by the UN Global Compact, in cooperation with the Rio+20 Secretariat, the UN System and the Global Compact Local Network Brazil, the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum (15-18 June 2012) seeks to bring greater scale and quality to corporate sustainability practices, as a critical contribution to sustainable development. As a showcase for innovation and collaboration, the Forum is designed to be a launching ground for widespread action. With more than 2,000 participants in attendance, the Forum features over 100 sessions focused on six themes central to the Rio+20 agenda: Energy & Climate, Water & Ecosystems, Agriculture & Food, Social Development, Urbanization & Cities, and Economics & Finance. www.compact4rio.org

Contact

Emily Jones
+1-4930650003
PRME
www.unprme.org
Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Events, Media & Communications | HEI | Innovation & Technology | PRME | Principles for Responsible Management Education | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | higher education institution | sustainability

CAMPAIGN: Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

CONTENT: Press Release

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