“The conference brought together close to 500 participants from all over the MENA including many deans and directors of business schools, as well as researchers, teachers, and the academic community who attended the event to discuss the future of responsible management education and its contributions to achieving the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.” (UNPRME)

A localized approach to sustainability and responsible management education was developed in the Asian region. The focus was on how schools can improve their engagement with and impact on business and cultural communities to further embed the PRME principles in higher education and society. Both engagement and impact are keys areas interest to AACSB-International.

“Participants explored ways of engaging students, businesses, non-governmental organizations, policymakers, accreditation bodies in promoting responsible leadership, sustainability, and corporate responsibility through an open dialogue on the context, practices and actions necessary for developing a sustainable mindset to offer responsible management education and make progress toward the SDGs.” (UNPRME)