Teaching Sustainability & ESG | Roger Levermore & Alison Greig

In this episode of the Sustainability Ambassadors Podcast, we speak with Roger Levermore, Dean of Management at Asia Institute of Technology , and Alison Greig, Director of Education for Sustainability at Anglia Ruskin University, about their work as educators to educate the next generation of leaders in sustainability and ESG.

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00:25 – Welcome to Sustainable Ambassador Podcast
01:05 – Alison Greig Introduction
01:25 – Roger Levermore Introduction
01:50 – How to Teach sustainability
03:55 – Bringing sustainability into curriculum & engaging students
07:45 – Engaging professors to embed sustainability across domains
09:20 – Interest within students is increasing
11:45 – Job market (requirements) for recent graduates
13:10 – Challenges around launching an ESG-oriented professional masters
14:50 – Exciting areas for sustainability in academia
18:00 – Measuring success for programs, courses, and impact as sustainability-oriented academic
20:45 – Advice to young academics focused on sustainability

About Alison Grieg
Alison is Director of Education for Sustainability (EfS) at Anglia Ruskin University and leads the EfS research theme at the Global Sustainability Institute (GSI). She is also Course Leader for the MSc Sustainability.

With a responsibility for ensuring sustainability is part of all students experience at Anglia Ruskin University, Alison has also established Education for Sustainability as a research theme within the GSI. Alison is particularly interested in how education, both formal and informal, can help prepare individuals to bring about change for a more sustainable future, and how educational institutions can facilitate this process

Follow Alison:
Website: https://www.aru.ac.uk/people/alison-greig
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alison-greig-70612110/

About Roger Levermore:
Prof. Roger Levermore is the Dean and Associate Professor of Management Practice at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.

He was educated in the U.K. and South Africa and has taught and researched on a range of subjects including leadership, strategy, ethics and sports management. He has led MBA programs in the U.K. (2005-2010) and in Hong Kong (2012-2019).

Prior to joining AIT, Professor Levermore worked at Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018-2019) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2012-2018).

Follow Roger:
Website: https://www.som.ait.ac.th/dr-roger-levermore
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rogerjlevermore/

About Collective Responsibility
Based in Shanghai, Collective Responsibility is a strategic advisory firm founded by Richard Brubaker, one of Asia’s most recognized authorities on sustainability, innovation and responsible leadership.

Founded with the fundamental belief that a sustainable world can only be achieved through awareness of issues, finding tangibility in business cases, and development of cross-sector collaboration, Collective Responsibility acts as a knowledge base, catalyst, and facilitator between stakeholders.

Our mission is to:
– Create a knowledge base and catalyze discussion of issues related to the development of civil society, business sustainability and social development in Asia.
– Develop tangible interests, engagement, and action on issues of sustainability (economic, environmental and societal).
– Develop organizational capacity with the aim to help create stable and profitable enterprises.

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