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What are the Sustainable Development Goals and how will we achieve them? Explore sustainability challenges through the 17 SDGs with the Hanken School of Business.
Learn how to tackle sustainability challenges through the 17 SDGs
The world is facing unprecedented and pressing social and environmental challenges.
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals have been developed to tackle these issues and are a call for action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and action towards sustainability.
Achieving these goals requires rethinking our society’s action everywhere, from governments to businesses.
On this course, you’ll explore the what, why and how of the 17 SDGs and understand what key global challenges remain as we work towards a sustainable and inclusive world.
The course is designed for anyone who’d like to learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals and how to achieve them.
This course will be of particular use to students interested in the key concepts and practices of sustainability, and private-sector workers, policymakers, and civil society workers who want to implement the Sustainable Development Goals at work.
- The SDGs and social development
- The SDGs and the environment
- The SDGs and economic development
- Changing societies
- Actors organising for the SDGs
- Interpreting and implementing the SDGs in different contexts
I am an Associate Professor in Management and Politics at Hanken School of Economics. My main research interest relates to the power effects of business and political discourses on society.
I work as the director for Centre for Corporate Responsibility (CCR) at Hanken School of Economics. My research & teaching passion is Corporate Social Responsibility & societal challenges around that.
I am a PhD candidate at Centre for Corporate Responsibility, Hanken School of Economics. My research focuses on transitions to environmentally sustainable production-consumption systems.
Hanken School of Economics is a leading internationally accredited Finnish university with operations in Helsinki and Vaasa, Finland. It is one of the oldest business schools in the Nordic countries, with over 100 years of experience in education and research in economics and business administration. The research is of a high standard and constitutes the foundation of all teaching.
Hanken has some 2,500 students representing more than 40 nationalities, adding to its already multi-lingual study environment. Hanken promotes openness among students and staff and its professors are available to give support and guidance. Its students are a tight-knit group and social ties are strengthened through the activities of the student union SHS.
Hanken has more than 13,500 alumni, working in leading positions in more than 70 different countries. The alumni are highly competitive and appreciated on the job market and 95% have a job within three months of graduation. In addition to getting a high-quality degree, Hanken alumni become part of a lifelong network with excellent opportunities for both professional and personal development.
Hanken works in close cooperation with the business world and society in order to bring corporate relevance to both research and education. Through its efficient corporate connections, Hanken’s students have excellent contacts to prospective employers.
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