In our education we are using teaching cases, assignments and videos to highlight the issues as well as the business challenges posed by the SDGs, and confront students with the complexities of working with the SDGs. Here we share these materials per SDG, showcasing material that is most directly relevant. Explore the other SDGs.
Unemployment is a growing global problem, particularly for young people. How can this be reconciled with the need for workers in new parts of the economy, or for more workers to address targets in the SDGs?
Having a safe and inclusive workplace is essential for economic development as well as for people, yet there are three million work-related accidents every year in the EU.
New RSM graduate André d’Ursel (MSc Finance and Investments 2018) is now a fund administrator, using his financial analytical skills at CACEIS banking group. In this short video he tackles the question of gender imbalance and inclusiveness in the workplace, unemployment, and fair pay.
With roles in the editorial boards of eight academic journals, as a fellow of two research schools, a member of logistics association boards, as a founder of the materials Handling Forum and with three Dutch logistics awards to his name, René de Koster, professor of logistics and operations management at RSM uses his extensive knowledge to discuss the importance of management leadership as an important aspect of workplace safety.
Bart Beeks is executive vice president of logistics and freight management company CEVA Logistics Benelux, which built a business case to strengthen workplace safety management, and won awards for its excellence in this field.
RSM has developed a case series addressing the Sustainable development goals, which contains at least one case that specifically touches upon one of the 17 SDGs.
Cases with a primary focus on SDG 8:
You might also be interested in:
- Business and the Sustainable Development Goals – a framework for effective corporate involvement, a short book by Prof. Rob van Tulder.
- An article by Prof. Dirk Schoenmaker on how central banks can influence a low carbon economy.
- An article by Prof. Lucas Meijs and former researcher Lonneke Roza on ways to encourage and implement CSR initiatives, with a focus on actions for managers and (activist) employees.
- An argument by Prof. Dirk Schoenmaker for the Netherlands stimulating European support via an emergency fund rather than Eurobonds.
- An article by Assistant Professor Emilio Marti on the relationship between activist hedge funds and CSR policies of companies.