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Sustainable leadership and Shared Value Creation: New research at RSM

The Partnerships Resource Centre of RSM, under Academic Director/Founder Professor dr. Rob van Tulder, has brought the research of two academics, Sander Tideman LLM and drs. Muriel Arts DMD, to Rotterdam School of Management.

Their field of research?  Sustainable Leadership, Shared Value Creation and Measurement.  “Leadership development has become an increasingly important concept in large companies over the past 15 years; organisations have realised that leadership development is an actual practice, something you have to do – this comes from the notion that leaders are made and not born,” says Tideman. “At the same time, leading companies have embraced the concept of sustainability and shared value creation.  But Muriel and I realised that at business schools’ and in other leadership programmes, there was no real link made between leadership development and sustainability – these courses were done in classrooms where the context of the larger world was often…


Posted by Lesa Sawahata on April 30, 2015 at 4:57pm

Wrap-Up: RSM Sustainability Forum 2015


RSM Sustainability Forum 2015: Innovating for Sustainable Business

A standing room only crowd of more than 220 attendees gathered in the EUR Forumzaal for the third annual RSM Sustainability Forum on Friday April 10 2015. This year’s Forum, organised by Sustainable RSM with a team including members of STAR, RSM MBA Career Development and the MSc GBSM, explored the reciprocal relationship between innovation and sustainability in driving new growth for business, and new value for all stakeholders.

The event was moderated by RSM Professor dr. Henk Volberda, Director of ERIM Research Centre Inscope and one of Europe’s most-respected academics in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship and competitiveness in business. Professor Volberda…


Posted by Lesa Sawahata on April 22, 2015 at 4:00pm

'Playing on Two Chessboards' ERIM Research Seminar 1 April

Dr. Frank den Hond  of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is speaker at the  ERIM Research Seminar 'Playing on Two Chessboards: Reputation Effects between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Political Activity (CPA)' which occurs next Wednesday, 1 April 2015 from 14.00 - 15.30 in Mandeville T10-67.

More information/registration here.  …


Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 26, 2015 at 4:28pm

28 March: Earth Hour from 20.30 - 21.30

The World Wildlife Organisation's initiative Earth Hour is coming up this weekend, on Saturday 28 March.

Everywhere around the world, from 20.30 to 21.30 local time, the WWF urges individuals, businesses, and public facilities - like Erasmus University (here is info from last year's Earth Hour 2014 at EUR) - to 'turn off the lights'.

Earth Hour started in 2007 as a lights-off event to raise awareness about climate change. Today the event has grown to engage more than 162 countries and territories…


Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 26, 2015 at 11:45am

RSM Alumna Alba Tiley Selected as WEF Global Shaper

Alba Tiley (RSM MSc Strategic Management 2010) has been selected by the World Economic Forum as one of its Global Shapers: young international leaders between the ages of 20-33 who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements, and their drive to make a contribution to their communities.  

Alba joins the Amsterdam Global Shaper Hub, one of the 49 Hubs worldwide.  Currently Alba acts as both the United Nations Cross-sector Partnerships Manager, and Sustainability Manager, for Royal DSM. She was a One Young World summit delegate (2011-2014) and recipient of the Rotterdam School of Management…


Posted by Lesa Sawahata on March 17, 2015 at 4:30pm

Paid full-time internship opportunities (mid-May to mid-September)

Paid full-time 4 month internship opportunities at World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Redefining Value programme (2 positions) from mid-May to mid-September 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. Please note: interns need to apply for a temporary work permit in Switzerland (unless you possess current resident status).

Students apply via this link by 31 March 2015

The WBCSD believes that re-defining, measuring and appraising “corporate performance” beyond financial indicators, and collaborating with the financial community, has the potential to unlock and…


Posted by Joey Johannsen on March 12, 2015 at 4:19pm


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