A Human Rights Framework for Business Education

EFMD, the European Foundation for Management Development, and a major quality assessor and accrediting body via EQUIS for schools of business and management throughout the world, calls for a UN-based human rights framework to help shape tomorrow's responsible leaders.

EFMD, the European Foundation for Management Development, and a major quality assessor and accrediting body via EQUIS for schools of business and management throughout the world, calls for a UN-based human rights framework to help shape tomorrow’s responsible leaders.

Businesses face an increasing range of human rights issues that can directly impact their core business strategies. But, argue Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Michael Posner, business education needs to catch up with this emerging field. Adopting a human rights framework for business education can help future managers navigate societal trends in a way that is principled and coherent.

Read the article direct from the EFMD global focus website.

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The Council on Business & Society (The CoBS), visionary in its conception and purpose, was created in 2011, and is dedicated to promoting responsible leadership and tackling issues at the crossroads of business and society including sustainability, diversity, ethical leadership and the place responsible business has to play in contributing to the common good.  

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The Council on Business & Society (The CoBS), visionary in its conception and purpose, was created in 2011, and is dedicated to promoting responsible leadership and tackling issues at the crossroads of business and society including sustainability, diversity, ethical leadership and the place responsible business has to play in contributing to the common good.  

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