The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is currently hosting its Leadership Summit 2010 in New York City, aimed at highlighting a growing consensus on the importance of sustainability for businesses. The two-day conference also showcased the Global Compact CEO study, conducted with consulting firm Accenture, titled, "A New Era of Sustainability: CEO reflections on progress to date, challenges ahead and the impact of the journey toward a sustainable economy."
University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business Dean Carolyn Woo brought up the need for the corporate world to embrace the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Developed in 2007 by an international group of 60 deans, university presidents and business school administrators, these six principles seek to lay the foundation for a global platform for responsible management education.
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