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Day 61: Sustainability Research Network

The Sustainability Research Network is a dynamic network of early career researchers at the University of Nottingham in the UK working on, or interested in, sustainability. It was started on the UK campus in 2013 by PhD students with the aim of providing an interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration around the topic. Prior to the launch

By |April 7th, 2017|

Day 60: The Wellness Clinic

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University student-run Wellness Clinic is the first student-run physiotherapy clinic in Hong Kong.  This interdisciplinary programme, jointly set up by the Faculty of Business and the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), promotes and provides preventive care programmes, such as fall prevention programme and lower back

By |April 6th, 2017|

Day 59: Eco-Cities

The Eco-Innovations in Cities specialisation project at Warsaw School of Economics provides a blended learning programme to MA students focused on eco cities and sustainability. A response to the Europe 2020 strategy in which sustainable development and sustainable cities are a focal point, and the Sustainable Development Goal 11 focused on cities, the programme trains

By |April 5th, 2017|

Day 58: Integration

Hanken School of Economics in Finland has put in place a number of initiatives targeted at educated asylum seekers and immigrates. This includes a Business Lead Programme that aims to introduce asylum seekers to Finnish working life. The programme ends in a two-month internship with a Finnish company. Another programme they have is a Finish

By |April 4th, 2017|

Day 57: Diversity and Inclusion

The Ted Rogers School of Management in Canada has a course that explores the opportunities and challenges of working in and managing diverse and inclusive workplaces. The Canadian workforce has become more diverse in recent decades and is projected to be more so in the coming years. The aging of the population and the abolition

By |April 3rd, 2017|

The Pause Button

As you may have noticed, you haven't been receiving your daily innovative example lately. When I started this latest 100 days, what I didn't know was that I would be relocating half way around the world. This has proven to be a bit more time consuming than originally thought, so I am hitting the pause

By |March 6th, 2017|

Day 56: Dancing Solar Flowers

Ca’ Foscari in Italy, is particularly interested in the use of creative instruments and alternative communication channels to promote a proper understanding and involvement in sustainability issues. Over the past few years, one successful area of activity has been that concerning Art&Sustainability, resulting in projects that stress the link between sustainability and the world of

By |February 26th, 2017|

Day 55: Study of Human Societies

The School of Business and Management – ITB in Thailand has a unique course in its business degree called the Study of Human Societies. Every human being in their life has a set of knowledge that shapes their behaviour based on culture, their environment, their upbringing, their experiences etc.. Every decision made, every conduct, reflects

By |February 25th, 2017|

Day 54: Literacy Test

Kedge Business School developed the Sustainability Literacy Test, an innovative collaborative platform and learning tool to raise sustainable development awareness and “literacy” while promoting change and action towards sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Through a series of multiple-choice questions with both a global and local focus, the platform covers the whole scope of

By |February 24th, 2017|

Day 53: Philanthropy University

The Haas School of Business’s Philanthropy University provides free online training to thousands of people and organizations working to achieve social good. Courses have regular start dates and last a couple of months each. There are currently seven non-credit/degree courses covering key skills such as fundraising, strategic planning, and scaling for impact offered. This includes

By |February 23rd, 2017|