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Education for sustainable development: Adopting a transformative perspective

Education for sustainable development: Adopting a transformative perspective

Attaining a sustainable future demands adaptation of various values, behaviours, and habits, usually learned and integrated at an early age. Current educational paradigms, unfortunately, are insufficient for the realization of transformative actions. The deficiency of efficacy in sustainability-intensive educational programs is partially due to defective presumptions concerning knowledge, and by extension, the information-oriented methods focusing […] … learn more→

Hunger games: changing targets and the politics of global nutrition

During the United Nations General Assembly meetings this week, Ban Ki-Moon has convened a high-level side event on the Zero Hunger Challenge. This initiative by the UN Secretary-General bears the tag line “Hunger can be eliminated in our lifetimes”. Specifically, the challenge asks the global community to pledge commitment to meeting five goals: zero stunted […] … learn more→

Everyone loves sustainable development, but does anyone know what it is?

Everyone loves sustainable development. While we’re building and planning to improve our quality of life, why not balance and integrate the social, economic, and environmental issues? Hard to imagine that anyone could be against it. Politicians certainly find it attractive. The various conferences – Rio, South Africa, soon to be Rio again – show that […] … learn more→

Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business

The Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business (PCSB) is a Masters-level programme It is designed to help senior and mid career managers to develop corporate strategies to embed the principles of sustainability into their organisations and to identify the opportunities for sustainable business practice. … learn more→