Responsible Leadership Initiative

Business as a force for good

The Responsible Leadership Initiative promotes business as a force for good and demonstrates through practice and research how business can drive achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established in 2016 by the United Nations Global Compact. The Responsible Leadership Initiative is supported by the College’s core values of respect, ethics, collaboration and a sense of purpose in all we do.

The College introduced the Responsible Leadership Initiative in Fall 2017, after becoming an advanced signatory to Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and an associate member of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI) in Spring 2017. Both organizations are supported by AACSB, our international accrediting body, which advocates that colleges and schools of business teach business as a force for good throughout the world.

The Sustainable Development Goals provide a framework and common language for educating students on how to create and lead responsible business initiatives that contribute value to workers, communities and the environment in addition to generating profits.

Interested in learning more about the Sustainable Development Goals to transform our world?

WAYS TO LEARN MORE

GO STRAIGHT TO THE SOURCE

Learn about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by visiting the SDG website.

Visit SDG website

ADD US ON SNAPCHAT

Follow us on Snapchat at @KentStateCOBAPrime Time Thursdays: the sustainability Snapchat segment hosted by the College of Business Administration.PRiME Time Thursday takes over the College’s Snapchat every Thursday to highlight a sustainable development goal and how the business community is helping.

ADD US: @kentstateCOBA
or by our Snapcode ➝

 

TAKE A COURSE

Every Fall and Spring, the College offers The Business Case for Sustainability (MIS 44009).

View More Information about The Business Case for Sustainability Course

STUDY ABROAD

From India to France, the College of Business Administration offers a variety of education abroad experiences that focus on sustainable development and corporate social responsibility.

View More Information on Education Abroad Opportunities

JOIN A STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Net Impact is a new student organization dedicated to advancing and promoting the Sustainable Development Goals.

View a List of COBA Student Organizations

 

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