Details for EDHEC Business School

Participant Status


A Grace Letter has been submitted and a SIP report is expected by 29 Oct 2019.

Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive


ROUBAIX CEDEX 1, CS 50411, France


Sign Up Date to PRME

08 May 2015

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

31 Jul 2017

Sharing Information on Progress (2017)

EDHEC Business School SIP Report - View Report

Period Covered: Mar 2015 to Jul 2017

This first SIP report is an overview of how EDHEC aligns and engages with the PRME. It offers evidence of our responsible governance, collective decision making and strongly committed stakeholder communities whose support in creating a shared sense of purpose is invaluable to us for developing responsible and sustainable training programmes and research. It illustrates how our activities are inspired by our EDHEC for Business strategy, mission and institutional values of innovation, engagement and impact.

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

- Courses in corporate social responsibility, sustainable development and ethics are part of the curricula of all programmes, e.g. at master-level: seminar in business ethics and corporate responsibility (all students), economic ethics (Master in Management and Masters in Finance).
- For bachelor and master-level programmes, such courses are mandatory, except for the EMBA (optional)
- For the Full-time MBA, these topics treated by the compulsory Philosophy course
- Ethics advisory board (top managers, external experts, international academics, EDHEC Professor of Ethics, etc.) for guidance and advice
- Extra-curricular community outreach projects run by student associations with backing from the school
- Institutional carbon footprint project underway

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

- Regular publication of academic articles by Journal of Business Ethics, Professional Ethics Journal and other major management titles. See EDHEC website for more details.
- Faculty membership of ethics committees for large European multinationals
- Faculty members are involved in knowledge development for companies e.g., responsible supply chain management in retailing, management of socially responsible investment funds, and applying Ruggie’s principles to corporate social responsibility in support of human rights

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