FT Responsible Business Education Awards 2023

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The submissions for the Responsible Business Education Awards in 2023 reflected a rise in the quality of teaching materials on sustainability in recent years. The award submissions touched on some of the most important issues for promoting sustainable development but also demonstrated novel ways to teach digitally in a more inclusive way.

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Business school teaching cases and pedagogical resources

The subjects covered in the shortlist include the alignment of business interest with sustainable goals, corporate social responsibility and how to tackle world hunger. Other studies address social impact projects, the circular economy and the reduction of single-use plastic.


Find out more about each winner by below. Where the winner is a case that is available via our website view an educator preview copy by clicking the links below.

Sustainability Leadership
Frank Brueck
Imperial College Business School

The course draws on Imperial’s Leonardo Centre on Business for Society’s huge database of more than 650,000 corporate sustainability initiatives from 6,000 companies for its case studies.

Global Leadership Skills
Ans De Vos
Antwerp Management School    

The Global Leadership Skills programme aims to provide a global perspective and a focus on sustainability in business.

Andrew Hoffman
Ross School of Business
Reference no. W04C06

Gorgi Krlev
ESCP Business School

The Transform project focused on collaboration between institutions aimed at identifying innovative solutions for sustainability challenges, such as access to affordable and clean energy.

Highly commended

Highly commended cases that are available via our website can be viewed by clicking the links below. For all other materials and projects, more information can be found here on the FT website.

The judging panel

The cases were assessed by a group of senior representatives of the private, public and non-profit sectors, alongside FT journalists:

  • Diane-Laure Arjaliès, Ivey Business School
  • Sam Baker, Walk2COP27
  • Caryn Beck-Dudley and AI Renshaw, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Eric Cornuel, European Foundation for Management Development
  • Javier Espinoza, Financial Times
  • François Faelli, Bain
  • Megan Kashner, Kellogg School of Management/ Impact & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium
  • Vicky Lester, The Case Centre
  • Tom Levitt, Claude Littner Business School
  • Darija Miletic, oikos International

More about the winners

Find out more about all the winners on the FT's website.

You can also view the 2022 winners here.

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