MCI top 10 in promoting integration of Sustainable Development Goals
MCI celebrates yet another international success: The MCI PRME/SDG Ambassador Group has made it into the top 10 of the international „Faculty Recognition Awards for Excellence in SDG Integration“ out of 43 entries with their outstanding contribution to promoting SDGs at the institution. The award is presented by UN PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education), a United Nations organization promoting responsibility, sustainability and ethics.
The exemplary work of the MCI PRME/SDG Ambassador group has achieved impressive progress in raising awareness for sustainable development and integrating the SDGs into teaching, student initiatives and the work with local and international stakeholders. The group's activities include MCI Sustainability Week, the international Responsible Management Education Research Conference and MCI Earth Day.
The jury underlines the significant work of the finalists: “On behalf of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, we would like to express our gratitude for your dedication and efforts. Your inspiring and impactful work on the Sustainable Development Goals underscores your commitment to driving positive change.”
Regina Obexer, Head of the Ambassador Group at MCI, is thrilled about the award: "Reaching the top 10 in this international competition is a wonderful recognition of the intensive work of the SDG/PRME Ambassador Group, which consists of colleagues from various departments at MCI. Together we are working to advance the issues of responsibility and sustainability in different areas, especially in the education of our students. This award encourages us in our efforts."
"This success proves that our long-standing efforts in the areas of sustainable development, responsibility and ethics also receive international recognition. I congratulate all colleagues involved and am pleased that we are making excellent progress in this important area," says MCI Rector Andreas Altmann.