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ADSM Achieves Transforming Level in the Positive Impact Rating Edition 2022

ADSM was recognized for its social impact and sustainability achievements when the Positive Impact Rating (PIR) results were announced at the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) Global Forum. ADSM was one of 45 business schools from 21 countries worldwide that took part in the Positive Impact Rating (PIR) rating this year and achieved Level 4, making it a Transforming school.

The PIR is a rating conducted by students and for students. Through PIR, students worldwide assessed their business schools on how they perceive their positive impact in the world. The positive impact of business schools goes beyond their contribution to business and the economy; it addresses the need for their positive impact for society.

The rating survey asked students 20 questions in seven relevant impact dimensions within three areas: Energizing, Educating, and Engaging. ADSM scored a Level 4: Transforming with overall score of (8.4) rating. Participating in the PIR demonstrates the value ADSM gives to student voice in shaping ADSM’s Impact on society.

The PIR was created by concerned business school experts together with global NGOs – WWF, Oxfam, and UN Global Compact. International student associations oikos, AIESEC, and Net Impact partner with PIR, supported by VIVA Idea (Costa Rica), The Institute for Business Sustainability Foundation & Fehr Advice, both from Switzerland.