Networks and Activities

Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI)
Since 2014, Turku School of Economics is a member of GRLI. GRLI's vision is a worldwide network of companies and learning institutions characterised by vast action and thorough exchange of learning. GRLI's mission is to "develop a next generation of responsible leaders" through collective and individual actions. Under each of the themes, you find a list of ongoing and completed actions.

Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME)

Turku School of Economics is a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). The mission of the initiative is to further responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.
The PRME is inspired by the United Nations Global Compact, which is a similar initiative directed towards companies. The objective is to further continuous improvement among management education institutions in order to develop a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century.
By signing the PRME, Turku School of Economics commits to six principles, upon which progress is communicated to other members biannually.

The Academy of Business in Society (EABIS)

Turku School of Economics is a member of the Academy of Business in Society (ABIS), which is a global network of over 130 companies and academic institutions whose expertise, commitment and resources are leveraged to invest in a more sustainable future for business in society. ABIS enables informed decision-making on business in society issues through collaborative research, education, thought leadership, policy insights and business acumen.


Turku School of Economics is a member of the Corporate Responsibility Network FIBS, which is a leading non-profit corporate responsibility network in Finland. Founded in 2000, they have over 230 members, most of them large companies. FiBS’s mission is to “promote financially, socially and ecologically sustainable business in Finland by supporting our members' CR strategy and initiatives”. A team from TSE participates in the student jury of the Annual Corporate Responsibility Reporting Competition directed for companies, and organized by PwC.