MBA students and employers demand ‘profitable solutions for people and planet’

Truman Slate

“We have developed a monster with the MBA that must not exist,” stated Paul Polman, the previous Unilever boss who now chairs the Saïd Enterprise Faculty at Oxford. Warning that the qualification had “a slim definition of success” and would come to be “obsolete” in one or two years, he advised a meeting of deans at Davos very last thirty day period that educational facilities ended up failing to adapt their teaching to the demands of the business enterprise group.

Mr Polman’s views are echoed by a rising number of business enterprise leaders who say that sustainability, objective and obligation are at the very least as critical as income maximisation at any price. They consider that business enterprise educational facilities require to adapt their teaching and study accordingly. 

“Our long run is at stake,” states Clementine Roberts, head of Oikos Worldwide, a community of students fully commited to embedding sustainability

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