BASELINE AND FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY POLICIES AT NORDIC HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

(Webinar) Sign up if you are interested in: ▪️Green transition in higher education, ▪️Theses on sustainable development and responsibility 
 ▪️The influence of governmental climate policy and initiatives, ▪️National framework and local strategies pointing towards sustainability, ▪️Governance and collaboration among higher education institutions

Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 13:00 to 15:00

This webinar will focus on sustainability policies and the need for their further development at Nordic higher education institutions. We will discuss relevant policies and future steps through various cases from different Nordic countries.

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Here is the Zoom link for the webinar.

AGENDA
1:00–1:05 pm 

Opening words, Chair of NSCN, Sustainability Manager Kristina von Oelreich, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

1:05–2:00 pm

Cases from Nordic countries

  • A Danish case: Green transition in higher education – Associate Professor Caroline Aggestam Pontoppi- dan, Copenhagen Business School

  • A Finnish case: Theses on sustainable development and responsibility by the Finnish Council of University Rectors UNIFI – Director Tommi Lehtonen, University of Vaasa

  • An Icelandic case: The influence of governmental climate policy and initiatives on the University of Ice- land – Project Manager Sólrún Sigurðardóttir, University of Iceland

  • A Norwegian case: National framework and local strategies pointing towards sustainability – Director Vebjørn Bakken, UiO:Energy

  • A Swedish case: Governance and collaboration among higher education institutions in Sweden – Sustain- ability Manager Kristina von Oelreich, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

2:00–2:55 pm Discussions in breakout rooms followed by discussion in plenary: What are we doing for sustainability at Nor- dic higher education institutions? What should we do more or differently? Is there a need for a common sustainability policy for Nordic universities? What would be the future steps for policy formation and implementation?
2:55–3:00 pm Closing words, Kristina von Oelreich

 

 

 

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