Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Forum
The Australian School of Business (University of New South Wales), in partnership with Asia Pacific Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Griffith University and UN PRME, hosted the '1st Australia New Zealand Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Forum' at the University of New South Wales on Friday, 22 July 2011
The Forum featured international presenters including Mr Jonas Heartle (Head, PRME Secretariat / UN Global Compact Office) and Professor Tony Buono (Coordinator of the Bentley University Alliance for Ethics & Social Responsibility) who recently gave an interview with Knowledge@ASB on the topic of ethics and business education.
The Forum was attended by almost 70 delegates comprising representatives from PRME signatories within the Australia New Zealand region, Australian School of Business staff and business representatives. By bringing together faculty from PRME participating schools in the region, the Forum provided a platform for collaboration and partnerships, exchange of good practice and experiences in embedding PRME, discussion of the institutional and operational capacities needed to advocate and promote PRME and the Global Compact.
Implementation of PRME at the Institutional Level
This panel was chaired by Professor Peter Shergold, Head of the Centre of Social Impact at UNSW and participants included Professor Michael Powell, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Griffin Business School, Professor Frank Scrimgeour, Dean of the University of Waikato Management School (Hamilton, New Zealand), Professor Chris Adams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of La Trobe University (Victoria) and Mr Chris Hill, Sustainability Manager at Griffith University.
Making the Link Between Business, the UN Global Compact and Responsible Management Education
Chaired by Professor Malcolm McIntosh of Asia Pacific Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, Griffith University, participants included Mr Matthew Tukaki, CEO of the Sustain Group, Mr Greg Walsh, CEO of Sebal Furniture and Rosemary Sainty.