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Thirst Project Nova SBE's Newsletter October

This is a quick read (2-3 minutes) on what are the new ways of approaching the fight against thirst not only around the world but also in Thirst Project Nova SBE. Get to know the new projects of this team of more than 20 students of Nova SBE that constantly try to move people into helping in this cause, also know how to help and how scientific innovation is playing a part on this matter.

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
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The importance of having a job

In this Inclusive Future video, Parth Dwarkadas shares his responsibilities and experience of working at Nova SBE.

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Sustainability
Impactful stories
SDG
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Impactful Alumni: Meet Marta Ramos

Marta Ramos is a Nova SBE Alumna and Co-CEO of zeroCO2 Iberia - a benefit corporation that deals with environmental sustainability through reforestation projects with high social impact. Each tree planted has a unique id, is geolocated and you can follow the growth online.

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Leadership & People
Interview
SDG
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Get to know the Make Space for Growth Podcast

Nova SBE Alumna Sara Vicente Barreto, Corporate Strategist, Social Entrepreneur, Writer, Mum of 2 and passionate for growth launched a Podcast series focused on getting to know successful women leaders around the world, how they run their businesses and how they manage themselves. Get inspired by their stories!

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Sustainability
Impactful stories
SDG
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Impactful Alumni: Meet Joana Dias da Cunha

Nova SBE is running an Alumni Video Series to showcase how they are contributing to the SDG Agenda at a professional level. Joana Dias da Cunha is our first speaker: Founder & CEO at Fair Bazaar & Fair News, she is also a sustainability advocate, climate optimist, and social entrepreneur.

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Leadership & People
Webinar
SDG
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TEDxNOVA, at Nova SBE

The first TEDxNOVA was a day full of inspiration, exchange and ideas worth sharing. 7 excellent speakers presented their insights from diverse fields like education, biopharma, design, photography, psychology, sports and leadership.

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
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The campaign that made a difference at GALP

Galp shares best practices of inclusion resulting from their active participation in the Commitment to Inclusion by Inclusive Community Forum.

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Marketing and Sales
Research insight
SDG
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RESEARCH CORNER: Creatives who dislike a brand produce more rational advertising

What if there were a positive side to working on tasks we would rather not do?

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Economics
Research insight
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Economic policies: should they be tested?

(IN)Pertinente with Cátia Batista: What is the use of implementing economic policies without knowing for sure the population's needs? What is the use of an economic solution if the target audience does not know or can use it? Economic policies must be tested like medicines; and this is one of our Professor's expertises. In this episode, listen to the examples you mentioned by Hugo Van Der Ding and understand how not all "recipes" are used to support the development of populations.

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Economics
Interview
SDG
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Are economic impact assessments needed?

(IN)Pertinente with Cátia Baptista: What is the use of testing economic policies without assessing their impact? How do we know if a cost-effective solution is truly a solution without testing it and measuring the results before launching it on a large scale? Economic policies must be tested but also evaluated, just as it is done in science, with medicines. Cátia Baptista responds to Hugo Van Der Ding's curiosity and talks about her field experience, reporting on studies whose results are surprising.

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Innovation
Interview
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ECONOMY: Will my work be replaced by a machine?

Cátia Batista speaks from different perspectives and mentions opportunities, showing Hugo van der Ding the most positive side of all this technological acceleration. Hugo is the moderator of Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation's Podcast: (IN)Pertinente.

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Finance
Webinar
SDG
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From traditional finance to entrepeneurial finance

Afonso Eça, our Alumnus and Professor, welcomed the new Masters' students 21/22 with a great talk on entrepreneurial finance.

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Environment
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Who counts in Sustainability? People, Planet, Profit.

Michael Parkes, CEO/Founder of BIOS, welcomed our new Masters' students 21/22 with a great talk on the topic of sustainability.

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Africa & Development
Research insight
SDG
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COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in low- and middle-income countries

Widespread acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines is crucial for achieving sufficient immunization coverage to end the global pandemic, yet few studies have investigated COVID-19 vaccination attitudes in lower-income countries, where large-scale vaccination is just beginning.

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Health
Research insight
SDG
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Effects of change in hospital treatment payment policy for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: a health economics analysis

Sara Almeida, Nova SBE PhD student, together with Gloria Paolucci and Seita Akihiro, from the Department of Health, UNRWA, and Hala Ghattas, from the Centre for Research in Population and Health, American University of Beirut, developed this research paper.

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Finance
Research insight
SDG
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A Theory of Collateral for the Lender of Last Resort

João Santos, Visiting Professor at Nova SBE, together with Choi, from Seoul University, and Yorulmazer, from Koc University, published their research that considers a macroprodential approach to analyze the optimal lending policy for the central bank.

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Leadership & People
Interview
SDG
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Companies are increasingly willing to take risks

Isabel Almeida e Brito e Margarida Castro Caldas shared with PME Magazine the role that the Inclusive Community Forum (ICF) has been playing towards the inclusion of people with disabilities in the labour market. The community involvement and the growing commitment of companies towards inclusion, has been key to start transforming the recruitment market, and impressive for ICF to testify. Get to know more about ICF and its partners committed to inclusion, reading this article or checking the project's website.

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

The Inclusive Community Forum participated in SIC Notícias's Imagens de Marca and shared the key challenges and benefits of diversity and inclusion

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
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10
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COMPANIES AND INCLUSION

The Inclusive Community Forum participated in RTP's Sociedade Civil and shared insights about inclusion of people with disabilities in Portuguese companies.

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
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COMPIT

The Inclusive Community Forum presents a pilot project of the Journey to Empowerment

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Health
Research insight
SDG
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Towards greater digitization in clinical trials?

Nova SBE Notes column at Netfarma contributes to the reflection in the health area by the members of the research center Nova SBE Health Economics and Management Knowledge Center. Carolina Santos, a PhD student, reflects upon the digitalization of clinical trials.

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Leadership & People
Opinion Article
SDG
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Companies are every day more likely to risk.

Isabel Almeida e Brito e Margarida Castro Caldas shared with PME Magazine the role that the Inclusive Community Forum (ICF) has been playing towards the inclusion of people with disabilities in the labour market.

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
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Inclusive Recruitment at CUF

CUF shares best practices of inclusion resulting from their active participation in the Commitment to Inclusion by the Inclusive Community Forum.

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Health
Research insight
SDG
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Leveraging technology to reach global health: The case of telemedicine in São Tomé and Príncipe health system

Cátia Gonçalves, Ph.D candidate at Nova SBE and researcher at Health Management & Economics Knowledge Center, published recently a research paper on Health Policy and Technology.

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We all have a role to play. What is yours?

We know how much potential each member of our community has. From staff to researchers, from corporate to non-profit organizations. Whether you are producing relevant research, an idea that could be turned into an impactful project, or you're becoming an expert in a sustainability-related field. We want to help you discover your purpose and share it.

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Here,  you can choose to participate in ongoing initiatives or propose new ones to  the community. At the end of each academic year, you will get your Global  Commitment CV, with your measured contribution to the UN SDG. If  you do not have an @novasbe.pt email  and you would like to get access to this platform, please email us at roletoplay@novasbe.pt and we will  help you. 

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