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News - 7 July 2016

June Recognition - New Signatories, SIPs & Contributions to PRME Initiative

We are pleased to highlight contributing PRME participants for the month of May. We welcome new signatories and supporting organisations to the PRME initiative (2), congratulate signatories for submitting their Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports (30), and express our collective thanks to all participants that contributed financially (104) to the PRME initiative over the last month.  

New Signatories:

Onitsha Business School, Nigeria
School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) Reports: 

A.J. Palumbo School of Business and John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business, Duquesne University, United States
ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece
Ashridge Business School, United Kingdom
Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Philippines
Brennan School of Business, Dominican University, United States
Business School, University of Colorado Denver, United States
ESIC Business & Marketing School, Spain
Externado University Management Faculty, Colombia
Fondazione ISTUD, Italy
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany
Franklin University Switzerland, Switzerland
Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
GOA Institute of Management, India
Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), University of Pretoria, South Africa
Hult International Business School, United States
IE Business School, Spain
Illinois State University College of Business, United States
Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick,  Ireland
School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Seattle Pacific University School of Business and Economics, United States
Smith School of Business, Queen’s University, Canada
Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University, Canada
Sustainability Management School, Switzerland
The University of Liverpool Management School, United Kingdom
TSM Business School, Netherlands
UniCESUMAR, Brazil
Universidad Panamericana Campus Bonaterra, Mexico
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs College of Business and Administration, United States
University of Guelph College of Business and Economics, Canada
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, United States

Financial Contributions:

Aalto University, School of Business, Finland
Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark
Adarsh Institute of Management and Information Technology, India
Andrew P. Barowsky School of Business,Dominican University of California, United States
Antwerp Management School, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Philippines
Auckland University of Technology Business School, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Bond University Faculty of Business, Bond University, Australia
Boston University Graduate School of Management, Boston University, United States
Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE/FGV), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), Brazil
Brennan School of Business, Dominican University, United States
Business School, University of Roehampton, United Kingdom
Business School, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Business School - Staffordshire University, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba, Philippines
College of Law, Juridiska Koledza, Latvia
Cologne Business School, Germany
Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Amberg-Weiden, Cooperating partner of OTH Regensburg, Germany
Curtin University, Australia
Deakin University, Faculty of Business and Law, Australia
Durham Business School, Durham University, United Kingdom
ESCI Escola Superior de Comerc Internacional, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo (EAESP/FGV), Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), Brazil
ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Germany
Essex Business School, University of Essex, United Kingdom
FEA-RP, Brazil
Graham School of Management
, Saint Xavier University, United States
Faculdade de Economia, Administracao e Contabilidade - Universidade de Sao Paulo, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil
Facultad de Administracion, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Facultad de Contaduria y Administracion, Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, Mexico
Facultad de Economia y Negocios, Universidad Anahuac Mexico Norte, Mexico
Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Management, Witten/Herdecke University, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne, Germany
FH Wien University of Applied Sciences, Austria
FIA - Fundacao Instituto de Administracao, Brazil
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany
Fundacion Universitaria Empresarial de la Camara de Comercio de Bogota Uniempresarial, Fundacion Universitaria, Colombia
Global Business and Management Studies Program, Doshisha Business School, Japan
Global Ethic Institute, University of Tubingen, Germany
Goethe University Frankfurt, Faculty of Economics and Business, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), University of Pretoria, South Africa
Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Australia
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business - Nova Southeastern University, Nova Southeastern University, United States
Hang Seng Management College, China
Henley Business School, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Hertie School of Governance, Germany
HKUST Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Hong Kong Baptist University School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
HWZ Business Administration, University of Applied Sciences Zurich, Switzerland
ICBS Thessaloniki Business College, University of Winchester, Greece
IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Inalde - Business School, Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia
Ingolstadt School of Management, Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Germany
Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow), Russian Federation
International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef - Bonn, School of Business and Management, Germany
John Cook School of Business, St. Louis University, United States
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, Singapore
MCI - Management Center Innsbruck, Austria
Milgard School of Business, University of Washington Tacoma, United States
Munich Business School, Germany
NEOMA Business School, France
Newcastle Business School, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, United Kingdom
Penn State Great Valley, The Pennsylvania State University, United States
Reutlingen University, Germany
Reykjavik University Business School, Reykjavik University, Iceland
Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration, Latvia
Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, United States
Rohrer College of Business, Rowan University, United States
School of Business, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland
School of Business - University of the Fraser Valley, University of the Fraser Valley, Canada
School of Business and Economics, Seattle Pacific University, United States
School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, China
School of Management - California Lutheran University, California Lutheran University, United States
School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'Anna, Italy
SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), United States
Southern University Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Canada
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Faculty of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
TIAS School for Business and Society, TIAS School for Business and Society is owned by Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Toulouse Business School, ESC Toulouse, France
Tsinghua SEM, China
Universidad EAFIT, Colombia
Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain
Universidade COPEL - UniCOPEL, Corporate University, Brazil
University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur, University of Applied Sciences Eastern Switzerland, Switzerland
University of Bath School of Management, University of Bath, United Kingdom
University of Connecticut, United States
University of Detroit Mercy College of Business Administration, University of Detroit Mercy, United States
University of Huddersfield Business School, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
University of Western Australia Business School, University of Western Australia, Australia
University of Wollongong Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong, Australia
Victoria University, Switzerland
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Wissenschaftliche Hochschule fur Unternehmensfuehrung, Germany
WU - Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien / Vienna University of Economics and Business, WU - Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Wien / Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
ZHAW School of Management and Law, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland



07 Jul 2016

PRME-supported International Conference

“International Conference on Sustainable Development in Higher Education”
July 5 and 6, 2016 – K
nowledge Exchange across the Globe 


Dr. Shirley Yeung, Chair of the Conference/ Director for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI) of Hang Seng Management College with the support of CCSI successfully held the “International Conference on Sustainable Development in Higher Education” on 5 July, 2016 and 6 July, 2016 at Fung Yiu King Hall (Conference Hall), Hang Seng Management College. Nearly 20 panelists across the globe, alongside practitioners, students and other stakeholders, gathered to share their experience, discuss common challenges and demonstrate their best practices on Sustainable Development and related areas.

This conference is committed to promote the sharing of professional knowledge and research excellence with industry, business, the public sector and the community in order to achieve social, environmental or economic impacts.

The conference consisted of three discussion sessions, four panel sessions and concluded successfully with enthusiastic participation from secondary teachers and students, HSMC staff and students, and industries across the globe. Prof. Gilbert Fong, Provost, Hang Seng Management College, delivered a welcome remark at the conference.

There were two keynote speeches presented at the conference, which were: ‘Sustainable Development Practices in Higher Education – East and West’ by Mr. Jonas Haertle, Head of PRME Secretariat, UN Global Compact Office; and ‘Ecosystem and Resources Planning in Programme Sustainability for Responsible Management’ by Prof. Kuperan Viswanathan, Professor of Resource Economics and Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

During the discussion and panel sessions, the industries, entrepreneurs and academic experts from various institutions were brought together to share and discuss responsible management, learning environment, technologies, programme design, resources planning and talent development for Sustainability in Higher Education. Panelists include Dr. Libing Wang, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Thailand; Mr. Martin Tam, ABLE MART LIMITED, HK; Mr. Shaun  O'Rourke, The Trust for Public Land, US; Mr. Ori Goshen, Crowdx, Israel; Ms. Susanna Lee, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, Hong Kong; Prof. Kuperan Viswanathan, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia; Ms. Karen Q. Zhang, UNESCO Hong Kong Association, Hong Kong; Prof. Roy Tamashiro, Webster University, USA; Dr. Jeannie Lum, University of Hawaii, USA; and Dr. Hackman Lee, Hang Seng Management College.

During the closing remarks, Dr. Shirley Yeung, Chair of International Conference on Sustainable Development in Higher Education and Director of Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovation, expressed her thanks and highlighted the importance of collaborations for establishing a platform of knowledge exchange for long lasting socio-economic, socio-cultural and socio-technological impacts.


For detailed programme rundown, please visit:


Further information on the conference can be obtained from:


About Hang Seng Management College

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce and established in 2010 as a non-profit-making private university-level institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation). Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSMC is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.


Note: Financial support by Research Grant Council, HKSAR, UGC/IIDS14/B01/15


About Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI)

The Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations aims to establish a platform for services / products / activities co-creation related to social responsibility (SR), sustainability and innovation. The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations (CCSI) mutually pursue the goals of engaging teaching institutions and the private sector on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and providing training programmes that will focus on effective entrepreneurship education, including social entrepreneurship.


For media enquiry, please contact: 

Dr Shirley Yeung, Director, Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations, 
Hang Seng Management College

Contact Email:


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