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30 seconds with the oikos PIR Team

15 June 2020 | News

This month oikos International welcomed two new members to the Management Team as a part of the Positive Impact Rating. John Watt and Autumn Irving-Carr will be taking the roles of PIR Outreach and Marketing Manager and PIR Student Engagement Coordinator respectively. Today we are delighted to give them the opportunity to present themselves to the community. John Watt Hi, I am John, the new PIR Outreach and Marketing Manager for oikos. I am excited to get started with this role, as I am passionate about ensuring that everyone has the knowledge and resources to be sustainable leaders and influencers. I previously worked for an international sustainable city network, empowering public authorities with the tools and knowledge to... »

oikos Vienna x oikos Graz – The Power of Cross-Chapter Cooperation

12 June 2020 | News

The spring of 2020 no doubt presents a turning point which made many events worldwide not only more accessible to everyone online, but also putting those organized online head to head with traditional formats. The shift from in-person events into webinars took the world by storm and oikos was no exception. With a lot of experience behind us of working and coordinating projects in a virtual space, it’s safe to say oikos was to some extent a pioneer in working entirely online. This made the transition of oikos International projects from on-site to online a rather smooth one and the International team was quick to not only adapt, but also do its part in providing oikos local chapters... »

Student and PRME dialogue: The next Gen

09 June 2020 | News

oikos International President Clementine Robert will moderate the session ‘Student and PRME dialogue: The next Gen’ which is taking place online during the PRME Virtual Global Forum on June 18.During the session we will look at the students’ perspective on what the education should look like and find out how Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and students could work together to make it a reality. Learn more: https://www.unprme.org/global-forum/index.php... »

Integrating Sustainability into Business Education

29 May 2020 | News

In February 2020 oikos International took part at the Integrating Sustainability into Business Education panel represented by Clementine Robert, the President of oikos International. Business School leaders from across the UK and Europe joined at Imperial College Business School for an engaging seminar and panel discussion comprising sustainability experts from Business Schools within the Association of MBAs & Business Graduates Association network.  Sustainability is one of the key issues of today’s society as confirmed by increasing attention of governments, media, academics and industry. In the context of sustainable development, businesses that are often referred as part of the problem, can be part of the solution. As a consequence of that, policy makers, industry leaders, society and academics with... »

#ChangeInvolvesAll – oikos Virtual Spring Meeting 2020

18 May 2020 | News

Spring meeting 2020 took place in April this year. The oikos Baku team had a difficult task on their hands to make a big shift from onsite to online format in a relative short period of time and they managed to make not only an amazing but also the most inclusive Spring Meeting yet. This year, oikos Virtual Spring Meeting 2020 explored the idea of Inclusive and Sustainable Development as it has evolved over time since the revolutions in the West, and in the developing countries since 1950 when development economics and development policy were officially born. Nowadays, in lots of societies, many people are excluded because of their gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, or poverty. The... »