AACSB’s Innovations That Inspire Initiative Recognizes SolBridge
Yesterday, April 5, 2022, AACSB International (AACSB)—the world’s largest business education alliance—announced SolBridge International School of Business among 24 business schools highlighted in its Innovations That Inspire member spotlight program.
This annual program
recognizes institutions from around the world that serve as champions of change
in the business education landscape. In 2022, the highlights feature efforts to
elevate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). Emphasis on DEIB is
a key feature of AACSB’s 2020 business accreditation standards and the focus of a recently released positioning paper. The paper illustrates AACSB’s commitment to equitable access
to high-quality business education globally and calls on the business education
community to embed the tenets of DEIB into its strategies and
SolBridge is recognized for
the “Think Global, Act Local – On the Track for
Change program”. An initiative where SolBridge partners with local government
initiatives to transform local platforms into sites for global exchange. These
“glocalization” initiatives enable SolBridge to spearhead meaningful change and
nurture future community leaders.
“Progress toward more
welcoming, inclusive spaces requires action, and SolBridge demonstrates
leadership in this important effort,” said Caryn Beck-Dudley, AACSB president
and CEO. “Through collaborations—among business schools, businesses, and
communities—we will create a strong global society and equip leaders for
Now in its seventh year,
the Innovations That Inspire initiative has highlighted nearly 200 business
school efforts that exemplify forward-looking approaches to education, research,
community engagement or outreach, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Support for
the 2022 Innovations That Inspire member spotlight program is provided by the
Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).
More insights and examples
are available at aacsb.edu/innovations-that-inspire.
Established in 1916, AACSB
International (AACSB) is the world’s largest business education alliance,
connecting educators, learners, and business to create the next generation of
great leaders. With a presence in more than 100 countries and territories,
AACSB fosters engagement, accelerates innovation, and amplifies impact in
business education. Learn how AACSB is transforming business education for a
better society at aacsb.edu.