Collaborative MOOC on Responsibility, Sustainability and Ethics for Business and Leadership?

July 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Can 50+20 leverage the potential reach of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to provide alternative perspectives on the role of business and leadership in serving society? We think so – and a small group of GRLI partners are already scoping such a project.  The emerging model of offering Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) could pose […]

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The Workplace of Tomorrow if people and planet really matter…

June 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

In 2004, The Oasis School of Human Relations, one of 21 initiating partners, embarked on an inquiry, founded by the UN Global Compact and EFMD, into how to develop the next generation of globally responsible leadership. From their work in GRLI came a shift in emphasis and focus for their organisational work. In 2009, aligned […]

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Launching a global CSR literacy test

June 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

At the recent GRLI General Assembly during SUN ESSEC 2013, Jean-Christophe Carteron (CSR Director of KEDGE Business School, France) lead a working session on the development of a global CSR knowledge assessment for tertiary level education (Bachelors, Masters, MBAs). The test covers 3 aspects: challenges facing society, organizational responsibility and practices within an organization. This […]

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50+20 TEDxTalk by Katrin Muff, Dean: Business School Lausanne

May 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Dr. Katrin Muff is Dean of Business School Lausanne, and one of the visioneers behind the 50+20 initiative. Inspired by the Rio+20 focus on the big issues of our time, a group of engaged stakeholders decide to do the same for management education, proposing a radical revision of the role of management education in society […]

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50+20 Project report March 2013

March 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Download: 50+20 Project Update March 2013 To all the valued contributors and reviewers of the 50+20 vision – with this short report we’d like to share an overview of the journey to date, highlight the main outcomes achieved and present the future 50+20 activities, such as the Global Doctoral Consortium and the Programme Directors Innovation Cohort (also […]

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50+20 @ RIO+20 documentary now online

January 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

From 14 to 19 June 2012 during the RIO+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, the 50+20 film team documented some of the experiences and unique encounters and meetings that 50+20 contributors took part in. All the segments and interviews that form part of this documentary is now available for viewing as a playlist at or […]

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50+20 held up as "Daring to Care" during Academy of Management Presidential Address

November 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

During the Academy of Management Presidential Address (August 2012 in Boston, MA) Anne S. Tsui’s address was titled “On Compassion Why Should We Care?”. During this speech Anne presented some examples of individuals or groups that “Dare to Care” making reference to the 50+20 vision as such an example. See around 23 min 40 sec […]

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Preview: RIO+20 Documentary to be launched at Africa Leads 2012

November 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

50+20 will launch online, during Africa Leads 2012, the “50+20 at Rio+20” documentary. As a short preview we’re excited to share some of the interviews recorded for this documentary.

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Towns and schools in transition

October 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The world cannot be changed with a single grandiose epiphany. A one-size-fits-all solution would be dangerous and highly prone to failure. Rather, we propose a process of engagement which provides participants with the freedom and flexibility to begin where their organization is currently placed, leaving open how they wish to implement concrete actions. Actors in […]

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A new generation of teachers and researchers

October 9, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

A significant challenge concerns the ability to hire or re-train educational and research faculty members who can create safe and effective collaborative learning platforms. Re-training existing faculty is one of the most important levers in the successful implementation of the 50+20 vision. Our recommendations focus on two core activities, similar to those of the Carnegie […]

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