Details for Hull University Business School

Participant Status


A Grace Letter has been submitted and a SIP report is expected by 01 Dec 2017.

Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive

Institution is part of

University of Hull


Hull, Humberside, United Kingdom


Sign Up Date to PRME

06 Jul 2008

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

02 Sep 2015

Sharing Information on Progress (2015)

Hull University Business School: Principles for Responsible Management Education - View Report

Period Covered: Nov 2012 to Sep 2015

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

- Hull University Business School has a long history in Business Ethics. It was the first Business School in the U.K. to introduce an undergraduate Business Ethics module in 1987.
- The School has now developed CSR modules across all levels (undergrad/MSc/MBA) as well as sustainable business, sustainable logistics and business ethics and law modules
- CSR is offered to organisations through executive education. The most recent example was with William Jackson Food Group Ltd. which focused on addressing the CSR activities of the company.
- CSR presentations are regularly given to a variety of stakeholders, in the past year, these have included the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, the Hull Junior Chamber, and the Chartered Management Institute
- CSR is also available to the wider community as part of the 'Business Bytes' series. Anyone is able to come along to these presentations free of charge.
- An audit has identified where CSR/Sustainability principles are being taught (or not) across the Business School's offerings. This will be used to identify future areas for development.
- This year, CSR will be integrated into the exec MBA curriculum as a core component. The full-time MBA will follow.

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

- CSR research has been a particular focus for development
- A CSR research group was set up in 2006 and has 13 academic staff representing all of the Business Schools subject areas
- Regular CSR/Sustainability seminars are given from academics within the Business School and from abroad (from as far afield as the Czech Republic and Columbia)
- Our research output in this area has markedly increased and we have contributions in a range of top quality journals
- Regular contributions to conferences and internal research memorandums
- 2007 sustainability conference at the Business School attedended by around 50 business people with 8 academic and business speakers
- In future, a regular conference on CSR is being planned

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