Are Human Rights the Business of Business?

To mark Human Rights Day 2021, Dr Lara Bianchi and Professor Rob Caruana ask: Are human rights the business of business? Today the world celebrates Human Rights Day 2021. A few weeks ago, the Financial Times published an article on “Human Rights climb the business school curriculum”, citing NYU Stern and AMBS as pioneers on …

Foodprint – Meet the students fighting food waste in the heart of Nottingham

Ahead of Social Enterprise Day on Thursday, we’re shining a spotlight on Foodprint, a community initiative ran by University of Nottingham students. Foodprint is Nottingham’s first social supermarket and a food redistribution network, established in 2017 by a group of students from Enactus Nottingham at the university. Their aim is to tackle food waste and …

Inspiring the creativity of young black children to combat climate action

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 13 on Climate Action is one of our priority goals at Nottingham University Business School.  We recognise that climate action is a global crisis requiring coordinated actions by all  sections of society. As a Business School, we are committed to bringing about change through our research, teaching, operations and external engagement. …

Innovation, SMEs and Life after Covid-19

Innovation, SMEs and Life after COVID-19 Remember the days when we thought we knew what a crisis was? Or what a steep learning curve looked like? Well, now we really know. All the talk about agility and resilience is being tested in earnest. The tide has gone out, and we can finally see who’s wearing …

Business School announces Generation Next partnership

Nottingham University Business School is delighted to be partnering with East Midlands Chamber’s Generation Next, continuing our work supporting young professionals and the next generation of business leaders in the region. Generation Next is a membership service run by the Chamber, aiming to connect business owners and employees aged between 18 and 35 with like-minded …

Research Spotlight: Responding to the Crisis

Here at Nottingham University Business School, we pride ourselves on addressing global challenges in our research, tackling issues faced by local communities and marginalised groups across the world. Over the past year, there has been no greater global challenge than the Covid-19 pandemic – and as well as presenting many challenges, the crisis has led …

Diversity in Innovation – Dr Lorna Treanor

The Haydn Green Institute’s Dr Lorna Treanor’s work with the Women’s Enterprise Policy Group has previously highlighted the impact of Government policy upon women entrepreneurs, and her new State of the Art Review focuses on Diversity in Innovation, as she writes below. International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate women’s achievements and to highlight the …

Tri-Campus Global Leadership Webinar: Resilience and Re-energised Directions for 2021

On 21 January, the Nottingham University Business Schools in China, Malaysia and the UK came together in an online event to explore the challenges facing global leaders and decision makers in these increasingly challenging times. The Leadership: Resilience and Re-energised Directions for 2021 webinar was opened by University of Nottingham Vice Chancellor, Professor Shearer West, …