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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... »

The Power of Cross-Chapter Collaboration – oikos Hong Kong and oikos Suzhou

17 May 2020 | News

The oikos Hong Kong x oikos Suzhou Sustainability Impact Case Competition 2020 was successfully organized in April of 2020. Amidst the Covid-19 global pandemic, more than 160 participants from Suzhou and Hong Kong participated in this one-of-a-kind opportunity.  The oikos Sustainability Impact Case Competition is an annual event organized by oikos Hong Kong. Each year, participants get to explore issues based on different fields of sustainability and come up with innovative solutions that nurture students for becoming sustainable business leaders of tomorrow.  Within 3 weeks, participants were tasked to investigate a case of a Hotel Group by analyzing the scenario and presenting innovative solutions for the organization on disability employment. Students from Hong Kong and Greater China would... »