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BS4CL: Middle East Business Schools for Climate Leadership

This event is part of PRME's contributions to COP28.

Date & Local Time: 5 December, 15:00 - 16:00

Location: Greening Education Hub, Green Zone, COP28, Dubai, UAE

Host: UNESCO, UAE Ministry of Education, PRME

This session aims to foster collaboration and alignment among business schools in the Middle East toward Climate Leadership and seeks to build on the momentum generated by the original Business Schools for Climate Leadership (BS4CL) in Europe and BS4CL Africa at COP27. This session presents a unique platform for B-Schools in the Middle East to stand at the forefront of climate leadership, promoting sustainable practices and driving impactful change within their communities and across their region.

PRME Leadership in the Middle East is expected to join the session to discuss strategies and actions that business schools can take in collaboration for climate leadership. Panelists will share insights and success stories from their institutions, highlighting the importance of business academia in developing a roadmap for accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals and climate mitigation. Examples will include a variety of collaborative frameworks, resource-sharing, and joint advocacy for climate resilience and sustainable development policies in the education sector.