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Sustainability students meet for joint workshop in London

At the back end of May 2016 we staged a joint research workshop for MSc Sustainability and CSR students from Nottingham University Business School and Royal Holloway. This event was held at Senate House in central London on 25 May, attracting a total of 20 students from both institutions. Matthew Johns, a sustainability consultant from …

ICCSR staff member wins Lord Dearing Award

  Our very own Paul Caulfield, Assistant Professor in Responsible and Sustainable Business at the ICCSR, has been awarded a 2016 Lord Dearing Award for excellence in teaching and learning. The highly-valued award recognizes the outstanding achievements of The University of Nottingham staff, and in particular acknowledges those who are able to create a nurturing …

Paul and Sareh help to organize big Nottingham conference

Two ICCSR staff members are playing prominent roles in organizing a conference in late June on the UN’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (UNPRME), which commit signatories to promote sustainability in business school programmes. The two-day event at Nottingham Conference Centre, to be held from 20-21 June 2016, will be the third annual gathering of …

Praise for our ‘dynamic’ and ‘fast paced’ Business Ethics

  A group of students has just completed this year’s Business Ethics module for MBA electives, which ran from 11-15 April. The module which is taught by Dr Sareh Pouryousefi, Assistant Professor in Business Ethics aims to help students adopt a systematic approach to ethical issues in business, and to develop their analytical and decision-making skills …

Why I chose an MSc in Sustainability at ICCSR

  I was first exposed to the concept of sustainability during my undergraduate degree here at the University of Nottingham, where I studied management with German after travelling over from Slovakia. By taking modules such as business ethics and sustainable and responsible business, I came to appreciate the grand global sustainability challenges we’re facing – …

ICCSR film series plays to sell-out audiences

  Our annual Doing the Business Film Series was once again a great success. This year the series featured two new films about social and ethical issues in business – The True Cost, which focuses on the social and environmental impacts of the global fashion industry, and Ice And The Sky, a survey of the …

Life as an MBA in CSR student …

I came to the MBA in CSR at Nottingham to find answers. I had spent the last ten years working in the non-profit sector, and the last four in Tanzania. As I had acclimatized to the humidity and culture, I had become increasingly discouraged by international aid. Sometimes it wasn’t enough. Sometimes it was mistaken. …

How ICCSR is forging links with Brazilian footballer Hulk

Superstar Brazilian footballer Hulk’s Football School is helping two ICCSR staff to study the idea of ‘productive entrepreneurship’, by which business activity can lead both to competitive advantage for an organization and to societal gain. ICCSR director Jeremy Hall and Associate Professor in Sustainability Stelvia Matos have linked up with the Hulk Football School in …

Sustainability students begin new experiential learning module

Students on the ICCSR’s MSc in Sustainability began work last week on a new experiential learning module called Managing for Sustainability, which aims to help develop the skills that will allow them to embed sustainability in various types of organisations. The module combines experiential learning and creative experimentation in the way it is taught and …

Putting CSR on the big screen

Our annual Doing the Business Film Series is back in early February, with two films about social and ethical issues in business to be screened at the independent Broadway Cinema in Nottingham. The series has been running since 2004, and aims to screen movies that raise business responsibility topics in an imaginative and thought-provoking way. …