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PRME’s vision: Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals through responsible management education. PRME is the largest global movement transforming business and management education.

Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Business Education and Practice

Fifth PRME Northeast Conference: March 26-27, 2020
Welcome Gathering, Opening Conference Program, and Reception:
Thursday, March 26, 2020| 12 noon p.m. – 8 p.m.
Conference Program: Friday, March 27, 2020| 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Rutgers Business School, 1 Washington Park, 2nd floor, Newark, New Jersey


Benefits of PRME

  • Providing access to, and cultivating relationships with, the UN Global Compact companies for job placement, internships, and mentoring.
  • Enhancing Student Experienceby integrating UNGC signatories into the classroom for guest speakers, executive case studies, and cultivating corporate relations.
  • Research – gaining access to UNGC signatories for purposes of collaborating with corporations for research data.
  • Outreach – Utilizing PRME membership as a means to work with UNGC companies to do service projects in local communities.

“The PRME initiative was launched to nurture responsible leaders of the future. Never has this task been more important. Bold leadership and innovative thinking are needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.”

-AntónioGuterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, 2017

PRME Principles at Rutgers


Principle 1. Purpose

We will develop capabilities of students to be future generators of sustainable value for business and society at large and to work for an inclusive and sustainable global economy.

Principle 2. Values

We will incorporate into our academic activities and curricula the values of global social responsibility as portrayed in international initiatives such as the United Nations Global Compact.

Principle 3. Method

We will create educational frameworks, materials, processes and environments that enable effective learning experiences for responsible leadership.

Principle 4. Research

We will engage in conceptual and empirical research that advances our understanding about the role, dynamics, and impact of corporations in the creation of sustainable social, environmental and economic value.

Principle 5. Partnership

We will interact with managers of business corporations to extend our knowledge of their challenges in meeting social and environmental responsibilities and to explore jointly effective approaches to meeting these challenges.

Principle 6. Dialogue

We will facilitate and support dialog and debate among educators, students, business, government, consumers, media, civil society organizations and other interested groups and stakeholders on critical issues related to global social responsibility and sustainability.