October 2017
November 2017

Events - Upcoming

Save the Date - PRME Forum MENA

09 Oct 2017
American University in Beirut, Lebanon

Save the Date - 4th PRME Regional Meeting North America

We are pleased to announce that the 4th PRME Regional Meeting North America ‘The 10th Anniversary of the PRME Initiative: Realizing the SDGs through Education, Research and Partnership,’  will take place on 18-20 October 2017. The event will be organized by the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.


Please note that we will also announce the UN PRME Chapter North America Awards for Excellence in Responsible Management Education at the regional meeting. We will present the Excellence Awards to nominees in the following three categories: (1) teaching; (2) research or scholarly/creative activities; and (3) service. Award recipients will receive an honorarium and a plaque.

Delegates of the conference will hear from leaders in business, government and academia discuss their challenges, successes and future opportunities in integrating the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals into their operations, policy or curriculum.

Who should attend? Leaders of business schools, faculty members, undergraduate/master's/Ph.D. students, business representatives, and government/non-profit agencies. 

Why should you attend? Learn how your institution or organization can effectively integrate the 17 Sustainable Development Goals within educational programming, research, and strategic partnerships.

New component for 2017:
Prior to the official start of the conference, on October 18th, delegates will discover how the city of Guelph has integrated sustainability efforts within its core infrastructure, by touring local BCorp certified businesses. Delegates will then partake in an afternoon excursion at a reconstructed Iroquoian village to discuss pedagogical innovations within the realm of sustainability and the SDG's.

Please email applications to; or, mail them to the address found below. The ‘call for nominations’ of peer or self will now extend thru May 1st.

For more updates on PRME Chapter North America, please visit the following website:

18 Oct 2017
to 20 Oct 2017
College of Business and Economics, University of Guelph

Save the date - 5th PRME Chapter Meeting DACH & 5th Champions Meeting

We are pleased to announce that on 6-8 November 2017, the ZHAW School of Management and Law will host the 5th PRME Chapter Meeting DACH (Germany, Austria & Switzerland) in connection with the 5th PRME Champions Meeting for the 2016-2017 cycle in Winterthur, Switzerland. On Monday, 6 November, the Chapter Meeting DACH will begin at 9:00 AM and representatives of PRME Champion institutions are invited to join the sessions starting at 1:00 PM. The Champions Meeting will kick off on the morning of Tuesday, 7 November.

For more information on the event, please click here.

Plenary and keynote speakers will include:

  • Jonas Haertle, Head of PRME, UN Global Compact 
  • Prof. Dr. Lutz Schlange, University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur / Spokesperson, PRME Regional Chapter DACH
  • Prof. Dr. Rudi Kurz, Faculty of Business and Law, Pforzheim University
  • Prof. (HSG) Dr. Sascha Spoun, President of Leuphana University of Lüneburg 

Agenda (Preliminary)

5th PRME Chapter DACH Meeting

Monday, 6 November 2017

9:00-12:00 am: Chapter DACH Meeting

12:00-01:00 pm: Lunch

01:00-04:00 pm: Chapter DACH Meeting

04:00-06:30 pm: Public SDG Roadshow event, followed by an apéro

Please note that the Champions group is invited to attend the SDG Roadshow event!

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

09:00-12:00 am: Chapter DACH Meeting

12:00-01:00 pm: Lunch and Farewell


5th PRME Champions Meeting

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

09:00-12:00 am: Champions Group Meeting

12:00-01:00 pm: Lunch

01:00-05:00 pm: Champions Group Meeting

07:00 pm: Dinner

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

09:00-12:00 am: Champions Group Meeting

12:00-01:00 Lunch and Farewell


Hotel rooms are pre-reserved at the following hotels:

  • Ibis Winterthur City (rate 100,- CHF per night on 04/05 November; 125,- CHF per night on 06/07 November incl. breakfast)

Please make your reservation directly at the hotel until 15 October 2017; Reservation code: “PRME” (Email:

  • Banana City (rate 150,- CHF per night on 04/05 November; 160,- CHF per night on 06/07 November)

Please make your reservation directly at the hotel until 15 October 2017; Reservation code: “PRME” (Email:


The following are two separate registration forms for the two meetings:

For more information about the PRME Chapter Meeting DACH, please contact Katharina Hetze at

For information regarding the PRME Champions Meeting, please contact Nikolay Ivanov at

06 Nov 2017
to 08 Nov 2017
School of Management & Law, ZHAW Winterthur, Switzerland

Unchained Conference

Conference by DECENT, supported by Gratia Christian College (GCC), HK

Unchained is bridging the gap between industries using the power of Blockchain offering an unprecedented opportunity. With Use Cases from VCs, thought leaders, tech disruptors, investors and builders/creators, exchanges, payment processors and the industries most influential journalists, all in attendance, Unchained is the perfect platform to meet all these experts.

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06 Nov 2017
Gratia Christian College (GCC), Hong Kong

Save the Date - 1st PRME Chapter Meeting France + Benelux

We are pleased to announce that the first PRME Chapter Meeting for France + Benelux will take place from 9-10 November at Antwerp Management School.

Information on the event agenda and registration will be available in due course.

Please contact Eva Geluk, Manager PRME Antwerp Management School ( for more information.

09 Nov 2017
to 10 Nov 2017
Antwerp Management School, Belgium

Save the Date - 5th PRME Chapter AU&NZ Meeting

05 Dec 2017
Deakin University, Melbourne

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