Reflecting the rapid rise in popularity of recent initiatives such as the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), this Handbook exhaustively covers a variety of responsible management, learning and education topics, and provides an invaluable roadmap for this fast-developing field. Covering various perspectives on the topic, right through to contexts, methods, outcomes and beyond, this volume will be an invaluable integrative resource for practitioners and researchers alike, and is designed to serve a range of communities that deal with topics related to sustainability, responsibility and ethics in management learning and education. Part 1: Perspectives on Responsible Management Learning and Education; Part 2: Educational Purposes and Contents; Part 3: Learning Outcomes and Processes; Part 4: Academic Environment; and Part 5: Responsible Research.

Gender Equality: Taking Its Rightful Place at the Heart of Sustainability Education

Gender Equality: Taking Its Rightful Place at the Heart of Sustainability Education

Gender equality: taking its rightful place at the heart of sustainability education
Maureen A. Kilgour

Introduction

The goal of gender equality is central to any concept of sustainability, business ethics and corporate responsibility. Gender equality is also central to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the current proxy for how sustainability is understood by the international community, governments, businesses and many management education (ME) institutions. It was designated as a stand-alone goal (SDG 5) and as a goal that cuts across all other goals – meaning that they must all be viewed from a gender-aware perspective to ‘draw … attention to the gender dimensions of poverty, hunger, ...

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