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The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow.

Working through Six Principles, PRME engages business and management schools to ensure they provide future leaders with the skills needed to balance economic and sustainability goals, while drawing attention to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and aligning academic institutions with the work of the UN Global Compact.


The Alliance of Chinese and European Business Schools (ACE) focuses on academic excellence and the synergy between research and education in order to better prepare the next generation of executives.

The Faculty is one of the 20 founding members of the alliance.


Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world.

CGI U has five foci: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation, and Public Health.


Global Port Research Alliance (GPRA) is a global research, education and teaching platform in port operations, maritime and transport logistics. It builds collaborative arrangements among alliance members as well as between the alliance and the industry. 


Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI) brings together an international multi-sector community – leaders, practitioners, professionals, academics and the next generation – to create awareness of the need and urgency for responsible global action, and to equip individuals, organizations and societies to respond to the call for individual and collective leadership that strives not to be the best in the world but the best for the world.