Richmond becomes member of UN body promoting sustainability

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Good news, the University has been successful in its application for membership of The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), the sustainability arm of the UN Compact for higher education.

This move follows the recent launch of the Institute for Corporate Sustainability by Richmond Business School and will play an important role in providing the University with a framework to integrate sustainability across the organisation to make a lasting positive impact.

PRME is an initiative of the UN Global Compact which was founded in 2007, with a network of over 850 Signatory Members, making it the largest organised relationship between the United Nations and higher education institutions.  Working through a set of Six Principles, PRME’s vision is to realise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through responsible management education.

Inma Ramos, Associate Professor Business, Management and Law, who initiated the University’s application for membership of PRME said, “Sustainability has always been part of the DNA of Richmond American University London and faculty members involved in sustainability have been aware of collaborative set-ups such as PRME over the last years.  We are delighted to have formalised our connection with PRME by becoming a member of this organisation.  This move will take us further along the path of sustainability and contribute further to fostering the UN Compact Sustainable Development Goals in relation to our students, staff, faculty and the wider community.