Universities and colleges are increasingly seen as vital focal points to stimulate much needed growth and innovation rather than being separate and distinct from the concerns of the real world. Engagement with wider society and in particular business and industry is now often central to the activities of an institution and potentially an important revenue stream as funding cuts begin to be felt. The nature of relationships between business, industry and institutions can be an important measure of social responsibility, the extent to which all parties commit to working together in ways that also benefit wider society.
The Courtaud Commitment
This session starts by briefly describing the key strategic elements of the CCCU journey since 2010, which now form the basis of a new Project Planning, Monitoring and...
Beyond Consumer Capitalism — Foundations for a Sustainable Prosperity
Sustainable Prosperity and Democracy — A Research Agenda
The Post-Growth Challenge — Secular Stagnation, Inequality and the Limits to Growth
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out a framework of 17 Goals and 169 targets to tackle the world’s most pressing social, economic, and enviromental challenges...
SDGs - analysis of the goals and targets
Better Business Better World: The Report of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission
Université de Bretagne Occidentale : UBO Open Factory An open site in which companies, association, students… can meet in order to test and transform quicker...
This 30-minute masterclass from Edie will break down how organisations can effectively align their sustainability strategies with the UN’s Sustainable Development...
SDG Index and Dashboard - Spanish
“More than scaling up”: a critical and practical inquiry into operationalizing sustainability competencies
Climate Action ran the Transitioning to a Circular Economy Webinar on 13th September 2017 and focussed on identifying the key barriers in this transition, including...
Green now white bags: Five years skilling students – a University/City recycling collaboration
Team entrepreneurship – students building sustainable businesses
Blockchain in fashion
Project Baala: A real solution not insanitary - student led social impact
Enactus Nottingham – creating business, transforming lives
Edinburgh’s Swap and Reuse Hub (SHRUB) Co-operative