Category Archives: Sustainability

My experience at the ‘Europe’s Youth as Partners for Sustainable Change’ study visit

Posted by on Friday, December 8, 2017

The 8th ‘Europe’s Youth as Partners for Sustainable Change’ event brought together 40 students from across Europe to the European Union in Brussels to express their opinions and share their ideas on climate change. I felt very honoured to be part of this amazing experience and meet all these young and motivated people willing to make… Read More »

How the Circular Economy will change what we buy, how we own and the relationship between manufacturer and client

Posted by on Monday, July 18, 2016

At a recent conference I attended, Joe McGee from Jabil – the $18bn manufacturing company, which you will probably never have heard of, said: “If you are not disrupting you will be disrupted”… and so it is, in today’s market place. The pace of change is rapid and organisations across the globe are grappling with how they continue to sell products and make margins.… Read More »

Circular economy is about growth, not guilt

Posted by on Monday, March 2, 2015

Ben Anderson, a designer from Louisiana, USA, has won a place on Bradford University School of Management’s pioneering Innovation and Enterprise for a Circular Economy MBA after winning through a contest at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Disruptive Innovation Festival. Here he shares his thoughts on the festival and the circular economy movement. I’m a product… Read More »

Who is a Corporate Responsibility Manager?

Posted by on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

In the final instalment of a series of blogs about an event at the University of Bradford School of Management that put sustainability in the workplace under the spotlight, Dr Anna Zueva-Owens reflects on the insights shared at the workshop. The PRME workshop on Working in the Context of Sustainability, Ethics and CSR brought together… Read More »

Sustainability is a growth industry

Posted by on Monday, December 22, 2014

At a recent event at the University of Bradford School of Management sustainability in the workplace was put under the spotlight, with delegates discussing what skills, attributes and characteristics people need for the future. In the second of a series of blogs about the event, student Sukhy Rai, who is studying MSc Applied Management and… Read More »

Corporate Social Responsibility benefits for business

Posted by on Thursday, December 11, 2014

The University of Bradford School of Management put sustainability in the workplace under the spotlight at a recent workshop and asked students, academics and professionals what skills, attributes and characteristics are needed for the future? In the second blog about the event, student Yuki Misaki, who is an MBA student, reports on the event. As… Read More »

Sustainability needs to be embedded in every part of business

Posted by on Monday, November 17, 2014

The University of Bradford School of Management recently hosted an event that discussed sustainability in the workplace and what skills, attributes and characteristics people would need in the future. In the first of a series of blogs analysing the event and the issue, student Celeste Suess, who is studying MSc Applied Management and Sustainability, shares… Read More »

How can businesses innovate beyond obsolescence?

Posted by on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mark Buckley is a 20-year-old product design student and won a place on the B&Q Youth Board as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which has worked with Bradford University School of Management to develop the Innovation, Enterprise and the Circular Economy MBA. It’s only when business leaders question the current ways of working, and… Read More »