Article Financial Times, November 3rd.
The United Nations global compact – a voluntary initiative to promote corporate citizenship – will work with leaders of academic institutions round the world to develop principles for responsible business education.
A framework for action for the academic world will be based on the global compact’s 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.
These principles for responsible business education are intended to help academic institutions act as strategic partners in advancing corporate citizenship across the globe.
The agreement was reached at a recent forum – titled “Business as an agent for world benefit” – in Ohio... (see related post on this blog of October 26th, 2006)
Institutions that are going to help draft the principles include the Academy of Management, the British Academy of Management, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the European Foundation for Management Development, the European Academy of Business in Society, Harvard University’s Social Enterprise Knowledge Network and Net Impact, the global student association.