29 May 2017 | Foz do Iguacu, Brazil - Business cases, new ideas and projects, exchanges of experiences and workshops were part of the 1st Mercosur Conference for Responsible Management Education, which brought together in the Technological Park of Itaipu Binacional, managers and faculty of the educational institutions and signatories schools of PRME Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean. The event was held by PRME, Chapter Brazil and LAC, with the support of ISAE - Business School, Itaipu Technological Park, Itaipu Binacional, Global Compact Brazil and Argentina Local Networks.
"This event is a milestone in the history of PRME Chapter Brasil, the choosed location, Foz do Iguaçu, served to bring the countries closer to the border region, which provided an opportunity to unite countries of great importance within Mercosur," explains the president Of ISAE and the PRME Chapter Brazil, Norman de Paula Arruda Filho, which complements "During these two days we strengthen relationships and stimulate even more the integration of ideas, projects and, mainly, research."
For René Maurício Valdés, coordinator of UNDP Argentina, the meeting was a concrete example of how the 2030 agenda arouses great interest in the academic community, particularly in the business schools responsible for forming transformational leaders. For Bárbara Dunin, advisor of Brazilian Network of Global Compact, it is very clear that the implementation of SDGs in companies and in schools is an irreversible path. "SDG is an important tool for use in the strategic planning of companies," she says.
One of the founders of the Itaipu Technological Park and current coordinator of the Corporate University and president of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation, Jorge Habib Hanna El Khouri, celebrates: "Itaipu has in its history a commitment to education and the formation of critical mass Country. To receive this event, here in the Technological Park comes to crown our greatest goal is the sharing of knowledge."
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