oikos Curriculum Academy onsite registration deadline extended

02 March 2020 | News

The deadline to register for onsite participation at oikos Curriculum Academy 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland has been extended to March 8. Participation at the Academy is open to everyone who wishes to take part in shaping and pushing the curriculum change at their universities, regardless of their experience – be it an experienced changemaker who’s helped their university move in the right direction or a beginner who seeks inspiration and guidance to do the same. For participants attending onsite we will fully cover and organize food, public transportation and accommodation in Lausanne. Registration for online participation will remain open past March 8. Find out more about this year’s oikos Curriculum Academy here.... »

Presenting oikos Winter School 2020 speakers

27 February 2020 | News

We are delighted to present the speakers for the upcoming Winter School organized by oikos Witten/Herdecke chapter. Visit: www.oikos-winterschool.org Dr. Falko von Ameln (Priv. -Doz., Dipl. -Psychologe) Is there a future for organizations without hierarchies? What could advance the humanization of work? What are the main fields of conflicts that arise within the transformation of the industrial society? Dr. Falko von Ameln will speak about the main change drivers of work and compare different developments within the structure of Organizations. Alongside a comparison of a hierarchical system with a self-controlled system and the market logic, he will speak about the humanization of work and the digital Taylorism. Maximilian Locher „Utopia of Work? Digitization as Problem and Solution for... »

Financial Times: MBA students and employers deman ‘ profitable solutions for people and planet’

24 February 2020 | News

Today oikos International President Clementine Robert featured in Financial Times article about the current state of Business Schools and the neccessity of change in order to bring sustainability into Economics and Management education. The article also covers the launch of Positive Impact Rating last month in Davos, Switzerland and shows various perspectives on the issue. Read the full article here!... »

International Green Gown Awards 2020

21 February 2020 | News

The 2020 International Green Gown Awardsare Now Open Inspire and motivate your team, management and students to do more!  The International Green Gown Awards, supported by UN Environment, recognise exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges around the globe. The Awards cover all aspects of educational institutions – from their teaching and research, leadership, buildings and food to how students can benefit the quality of life in the communities around them. The Awards provide the sector with benchmarks for excellence and are respected by Governments, funding councils, senior management, academics and students. There are three categories institutions can apply to: Benefitting Society Student Engagement Sustainability Institution of the Year The International Green Gown Awards Stage 1 is... »

oikos Curriculum Academy 2020 Announcement

10 February 2020 | Academies, News

We are delighted to announce the second edition of the oikos Curriculum Academy. This year the Academy will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland onsite, as well as online! The oikos Curriculum Academy is a 3-day workshop for students, early career researchers, faculty representatives and other stakeholders, developed and facilitated by oikos student members. Its main purpose is to reflect and learn about innovative economics and management programs and teaching approaches that are designed to address current global environmental and social challenges. Find out more about oikos Academy and apply now at https://oikos-international.org/academy2020/... »