Green Gown Awards 2016 Learning and Skills Sheffield Hallam University Finalist

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A sustainable education for future business leaders

Sheffield Business School (SBS) has succeeded in embedding sustainability into every postgraduate and undergraduate course delivered, this achievement meets the faculty's strategic aim of incorporating corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ethics into teaching as part of their commitment to the UN directed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) project.

This initiative will ensure that students preparing for a future in business are educated in current sustainability issues and will start careers equipped with the knowledge to ensure key considerations are made for future generations.

Top 3 learnings

1 Top management commitment has ensured success, the decision to commit to the PRME project is the result of a change in the faculty wide mission and priority

2 Be flexible, one size will not fit all

3 Students are interested in sustainability when given the opportunity to learn about it.

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