Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
WELCOME to Sustainable RSM!
We are action-oriented and welcome student, staff and faculty participation. Our attention is on co-created projects and activities benefiting society, the environment, and driving our desired shared future. We infuse responsible management education into our actions and desired outcomes. We are drivers of sustainable business.
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First and foremost, we thank you for your ongoing support over the years. We are happy for your commitment and loyalty to the school’s sustainability ambition and action. Together we have documented positive change in and for our school. With you, the work continues.
The upside is that we are integrating more into the philosophy and activity of the school. It is important that we inform you of the migration process for this sustainable RSM blog site to our new communications platform within Current Activity of the Sustainability at RSM landing page.
From this day forward, you can stay connected and informed at…Continue
Posted by Anouk van der Laan on August 16, 2016 at 2:39pm
29 August 2016 14:45 Aula, Woudestein Campus
Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation and Alumna of Erasmus University Rotterdam, is the guest speaker of the Academic Year Opening on Monday, 29 August 2016. Lilianne and Kristel Baele, President of the Executive Board will both discuss meeting social challenges like digitalisation and sustainable growth.
This year’s opening theme is ‘Meeting Tomorrow’s Challenges’. The world around us is changing at top speed: faster than ever, or so it seems. Even since its…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on July 7, 2016 at 4:30pm
An invitation to an all-expenses-paid three-day international symposium on economic growth in Switzerland was the prize for master student and Sustainable RSM member Anuj Narayanan Kannankutty for his essay on alternatives to economic growth. It was one of the 100 essays chosen from 900 submitted to the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award, a global competition for students at graduate and postgraduate level.
Anuj, from the MSc Business Administration Master in Management programme at RSM, attended the Leaders of Tomorrow symposium at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). The event is billed as ‘the world’s premier opportunity for intergenerational debates’ and he…Continue
Posted by Anouk van der Laan on June 14, 2016 at 10:00am
With a good attendance and positive early reviews, we thought we should put together a comprehensive report of the RSM Sustainability Career Panel, which really came to life for the panel and for the audience. If you missed it, here’s what happened:
“How did you end up in your current role and how is it related to sustainability?” This straightforward question by moderator, Dorothy Grandia opened the Sustainability Career Panel on Tuesday 17 May.Five RSM graduates of MSc and MBA programmes; Aouatif Tawik, Alex…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 21, 2016 at 5:00pm
The reality of building and sustaining innovative businesses – and working with investors – will be tackled in an intensive seven-day workshop for MBA candidates at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) in July. The workshop is a result of a partnership between RSM and Impact Business Leaders (IBL), a company dedicated to building the social enterprise sector.
The ‘IBL@RSM: Sustainability & Social Enterprise’ programme provides career counselling, familiarisation with the social…
Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 19, 2016 at 4:00pm
On May 12-13 Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will host the 2016 Model United Nations climate change negotiations (known as Model UNFCCC).Select students from MSc International Management/CEMS and MSc Global Business & Sustainability programmes of RSM will take part in the event for 120 students across eight leading CEMS universities. They have simultaneously participated in the 2016 edition of the Climate Change Strategy Role Play course which culminates in this simulation event in Rotterdam.
We wish the participants much success taking the lead to address the pressing global issues that climate change intensifies (resource competition, natural disasters, disease vectors, water and food scarcity…Continue
Posted by Joey Johannsen on May 9, 2016 at 12:08pm