Connected for Better
As AACSB connects and convenes diverse stakeholder groups, we summarize insights and perspectives through a wide variety of briefings, reports, and studies that will help shape and inform the societal impact leadership framework and competency structure that AACSB and its partners will collectively develop.
To view all articles, reports, and thought papers for societal impact, visit AACSB Insights.
Complex global environmental and social issues require attention from leaders across sectors with wide-ranging competencies. AACSB is calling for systemic change through the expertise and action of global business leaders and business educators.
AACSB’s Innovation Committee engaged in an accelerator workshop in April 2022 focused on advancing AACSB’s ongoing work in societal impact. The committee applied Three Horizons thinking to examine business schools’ role in driving positive change and preparing future societal impact leaders.
Organizations are increasingly called on to create and prioritize positive societal impact across their operations, products, and services. Leaders of this movement will need an expanded set of competencies to effectively meet new demands.
See key takeaways from AACSB and PRME's first webinar in a series that brings together leaders committed to creating positive societal impact and action.
See key takeaways from AACSB and PRME's second webinar in a series that brings together leaders and learners committed to creating positive societal change and action.
See key takeaways from AACSB and PRME's third webinar in a series that brings together leaders committed to creating positive societal impact and action.
AACSB identifies five forces that will help business schools achieve systemic change in response to shifting societal and business needs.
Business schools are empowered to define impact objectives and strategies that align with the communities they serve. Learn more about how business schools can create positive change in society.
Explore the three overarching components that can be influential in creating societal impact: research that is cross-disciplinary, at the intersection of academia and practice, and that creates real change.
To solve its biggest challenges, the world needs business schools to graduate responsible leaders who will prioritize sustainable business practices, no matter what industries they enter or what careers they pursue.