BSL is a leading innovator in business education.
Over the past decade, claims that business is increasingly focused on maximizing profits for its shareholders at the expense of the society and our planet have ignited a debate about the purpose of business in the global context. At the same time, it has become increasingly clear that business innovation can and should become a key driver to build the kind of a world we envision for our grandchildren. For this, globally responsible leaders are not only needed in business, but in organizations of any kind. For this, we need a visionary and transformative business education.
As a leading innovator in business education, we continuously re-invent and transform ourselves to embrace our commitment to provide management education for the world. Educating globally responsible leaders, enabling companies to serve the common good, and engaging in the transformation of business and the economy, are the three key roles of “management education for the world” (www.50plus20.org). The business school thus becomes an open space – a collaboratory – where students, researchers and stakeholders work side-by-side on resolving obstacles towards a socially just and environmentally sustainable world.
- Thomas Jefferson
Business School Lausanne: School of the 21st Century