A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 2)

Every year there appears to be an increase in the number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available on sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking three to eight hours per week to complete. Below … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 2)

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 1)

  Every year there appears to be an increase in the number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available on sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking three to eight hours per week to complete. … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2016 (part 1)

Higher Education for Climate Change Action – Business School Engagement (Part 2)

On October 14th, the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) will be meeting in Paris to discuss the Higher Education for Climate Change Action. HESI is a consortium of UN entities created in the run in to Rio+20. Through HESI, higher education institution signatories commit to teach sustainable development concepts in the core curriculum, encourage research … Continue reading Higher Education for Climate Change Action – Business School Engagement (Part 2)

Higher Education for Climate Change Action – Business School Engagement (Part 1)

On October 14th, the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) will be meeting in Paris. HESI is a consortium of UN entities created in the run up to Rio+20. Through HESI, higher education institution signatories commit to teach sustainable development concepts in the core curriculum, encourage research on sustainable development issues, green their campuses and support … Continue reading Higher Education for Climate Change Action – Business School Engagement (Part 1)

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015

There are a growing number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) being offered on a range of sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking between three and eight hours of time per week to complete. … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015

Business Schools Engaging in Interdisciplinary Projects to Reach Sustainable Development Goals – Aarhus University and the Maasai Mara in Kenya

Global challenges are often very complex and call for evidence-based solutions across disciplines and sectors. The question is, who can and will take leadership and bring the necessary stakeholders to the table to find sustainable solutions? Universities and business schools, like Aarhus University School of Business and Social Sciences (Aarhus BSS) in Denmark, are increasingly … Continue reading Business Schools Engaging in Interdisciplinary Projects to Reach Sustainable Development Goals – Aarhus University and the Maasai Mara in Kenya

2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 2)

Every year the UN chooses one or two themes that are celebrated throughout the year by governments, local organisations, businesses and educational institutions. This year was proclaimed the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and focuses on the topic of light science and its applications with the aim of recognising the importance of light-based … Continue reading 2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 2)

2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 1)

Every year the UN chooses one or two themes that are celebrated throughout the year by governments, local organisations, businesses and educational institutions. This year was proclaimed the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies, and focuses on the topic of light science and its applications with the aim of recognising the importance of light-based … Continue reading 2015 is the International Year of Light – Sustainable Energy (Part 1)

A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2015

There are a growing number of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) being offered on a range of sustainability and ethical topics. These courses are available for free online, open to anyone with an interest in the topic, and they last between three and fourteen weeks and take between three and eight hours of time per … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Spring 2015

Universities Divesting in Fossil Fuels (part 2)

Over the past year a growing number of student groups at schools from around the world have started up campaigns asking that their university divest from fossil fuels. Students, staff, faculty and alumni are coming together into groups that use a mix of open letters, petitions, debates, speaker series and events, film screenings, article writing, … Continue reading Universities Divesting in Fossil Fuels (part 2)