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Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation

Fifth PRME Northeast Virtual Conference “Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Business Education and Practice”

The Fifth UN PRME Northeast Conference was held on October 26-29, 2020 virtually. The conference theme was “Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Business Education and Practice.” Academic, student, corporate, and NGO participants spent four days discussing possibilities and challenges pertaining to responsible management education as it relates broadly to all aspects of sustainability – Economic, Environmental, Social and Cultural.

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Collective Impact for the Global Goals - Newark Project and Case Competition

On April 23, 2019, the Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation held a Project and Case Competition. Seven out of fourteen teams competed in the event: Teams 1, 2, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14

The first prize winner for $1000 is:

Team 2: Don't Miss a Day Boxed Food
Lt. Jamie Hendrix RUPD, Sgt. Todd Housell RUPD, Professor Leon Fraser
RBS Team Members: Jackeline Khadan, Sapna Sanyal, Alfred Shahid, Michael Gendy, OUCP, Rosa Torres.

Second prize winners for $500 are:

Team 1: Urban Agriculture Distribution Plan
Team Members: Maggie Reiff, Kadeidra Robinson, Sheila Peri, Binita Bhattacharya
Faculty Support and Team Leader: Professor Rachel Emas and Tobias Fox

Team 12: Engaging the Next Generation in Manufacturing Careers
Team Members: Jamila Ritter and Betsy Apena
Team Leader: Jackie Luciano
Faculty Support: Professor Sharon Hellman

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Engaging with the Global Goals, Building a Sustainable Future at Newark

On March 1, 2019, the Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation invited RBS students & faculty as well as inspiring guest speakers & company and nonprofit representatives to an exciting event focused on building a sustainable future at Newark.

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