LUBS Speaker Series (Online) with Dr Alex Hope (open for registration)

Date(s) - 20/05/2024 10:00 am - 11:30 am


LUBS Speaker Series

‘Shaping the Future of Business Education: The Pivotal Role of UN PRME in Research and Scholarly Publishing Theory’

with Dr Alex Hope


Monday 20th May 2024 (10.00-11.30)

Online via Zoom

In this presentation, Alex Hope explores the transformative impact of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) initiative on shaping the future of business education. As sustainability and ethical practices become increasingly central to global business strategy and operations, PRME offers a framework to integrate these values into academic research in addition to the teaching curriculum. The talk highlights the significance of PRME’s influence in fostering a research culture focused on sustainable and responsible business practices.

Alex will discuss the opportunities for research and publishing within the PRME sphere, showcasing some of the initiatives past research outputs, researcher development opportunities and plans for the near future. He will outline PRMEs role in inspiring academics and practitioners to contribute to creating a more ethical and sustainable business world.

Join us for a compelling discussion on how UN PRME is redefining research and publishing in business education, paving the way for a more responsible and sustainable future.

Alex Hope Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor and Associate Professor of Business Ethics in the Faculty of Business and Law, Northumbria University where he leads the faculty’s education strategy. His research focusses on responsible business, responsible management education, CSR, and energy policy. Alex is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA), Chartered Manager CMgr), and Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE). He holds positions on the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) Learning, Teaching and Student Experience (LTSE) committee, sits on the AACSB Responsible Management Education affinity group, and is a member of the Business in the Community (BITC) North-East Board.

He has a long association with United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) initiative, currently as a PRME board member and having held leadership positions as Vice-Chair for the UK and Ireland Chapter and Co-Chair of the Climate Change and Environment working group. His dedication to responsible management, sustainability, and business ethics positions him as a prominent figure in business ethics and sustainable development.

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