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UN PRME competition success for Durham business undergraduates

Durham’s undergraduate business (UG) students have done exceptionally well in the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UK and Ireland Chapter) annual student writing competition. Our students have won first and third prizes and provided five of the seven other finalist places in this prestigious national competition.
Clapping hands for student awards

Firms with CEOs under clan culture influence are more likely to be internationally-focused

Firms that have CEOs with a sense of working in the name of their enduring family are much more likely to be internationally focused.
Businesswoman stands to address meeting around board table

Circular economy paves the way in tackling plastic pollution

The agility and capability of Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to adopt digital technologies to enhance and promote an effective circular economy could pave the way for effectively combatting plastic pollution.
underwater photo of trash dumped in the sea

DBA conference – Putting business theory into practice

On Friday 12 and Saturday 13 May the inaugural DBA Conference was held at the Business School. The aim was to provide DBA students and alumni with the opportunity to present their work to internationally recognised academics, leading executives, and DBA peers, as well as to interact and network in the supportive and enabling environment.
Delegates and speakers in front of Business School entrance

Masters students produce UK expansion strategy for electric transport company

MSc Management students have been collaborating with Einride, a Swedish transport company specialising in electric and self-driving vehicles, through consulting project engagements for the past two years.
Einride self driving transport vehicle parked in carpark with cityscape behind