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Nova SBE Students Win L'Oréal Brandstorm Iberia Finals with Innovative Haircare Solution

On May 8th, a team of Nova SBE students triumphed in the L'Oréal Brandstorm Iberia finals, beating competitors from Spanish and Portuguese schools.

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Health
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A new report on the health sector is now available.

The Ageing Report analyzes the current and future impact of population ageing on health expenditure and the elderly population's access to healthcare.

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Community
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Estoril Conferences: Peace, Politics, Planet, AI & Technology and Longevity at the Center of Discussion for the 9th Edition

Time to ReThink' is the theme of the 9th edition of the Estoril Conferences, which returns to the campus of Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE) in Carcavelos, on October 24 and 25, 2024, to foster dialogue towards collective action to overcome the most pressing global challenges.

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Research and Development
Podcasts
SDG
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DEI in Development Economics: Unlocking potential for prosperity

Embark on a journey to understand the profound impact of diversity and inclusion on economic development and prosperity.

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Research and Development
SDG
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Nova SBE Hostes the 2024 Edition of the Prestigious SCECR Conference

In 2024, the conference took place at Nova SBE from June 19 to June 21, and its main theme was “Looking into the next 20 years of Information Systems Research”.

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Research and Development
Research insight
SDG
4
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Nova SBE awarded at the 1st edition of the EFFAS Gasperini Awards

Professors Miguel Ferreira and José Tavares and Nova SBE PhD student Sharmin Sazedj were awarded the first edition of the EFFAS Gasperini Awards, where they represented Nova SBE

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Entrepreneurship
Podcasts
SDG
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Weaving Empowerment: The Jaipur Rugs Revolution

Join us in this insightful episode as we explore the inspiring journey of Jaipur Rugs, a pioneering enterprise transforming lives through innovation in the carpet industry.

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Innovation
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SDG
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Nova SBE forms two new partnerships with Amélia de Mello Foundation and Banco Primus

Nova SBE has recently created a partnership with Amélia de Mello Foundation and Banco Primus, in which the latter supports research projects, and the former is more focused on scholarships regarding Master’s programs.

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Sustainability
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Meet Catarina Ferreira, alumna of Nova SBE and founder of “The Walk”

Catarina Pinto Ferreira recently introduced a new brand to the fashion market: The Walk. Designed by her, it is based on principles promoting sustainability and promising to reduce excessive consumption.

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Education
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Financial Times recognizes Nova SBE as Portugal’s best business school and one of the best in Europe

Nova SBE maintains its position as the top business school in Portugal and is ranked 21st overall in the Financial Times ranking of European Business Schools.

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Sustainability
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Nova SBE launches a program focused on innovation and sustainability

Nova SBE Innovation Ecosystem presented the initiative, the “Future Cities, Future Communities Innovation Accelerator” program, which will bring together students, researchers, startups, and SMEs to address themes related to innovation, green economy, and sustainability in a collaborative community setting.

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Nova SBE joins the National Innovation Prize as knowledge partner

Nova SBE, dedicated to fostering innovation both on and off campus, has recently partnered with this program, emphasizing its focus on entrepreneurship and innovation

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Sustainability
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Nova SBE has the ambition to become carbon neutral by 2040-45

Nova SBE’s dean, Pedro Oliveira, explained that the school's commitment to sustainability involves initiatives related to investment in research, establishing new partnerships with institutions such as Harvard or MIT and the School´s self-production of energy.

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Community
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Meet Inês Freire de Andrade, an Impactful Alumni from Nova SBE and her project No Bully Portugal!

Inês Freire de Andrade is an impactful alumni of Nova SBE who is founded NoBully Portugal! Read this interview to know her career as well as her impactful project that already reached many young people in Portugal!

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Leadership & People
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Nova SBE Unveils VOICE Leadership Initiative: Catalyzing Competitiveness and Growth in Portugal

Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), has recently launched the VOICE Leadership Initiative to bolster the competitiveness and growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country.

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Health
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NHEM Reports from Nova SBE Illuminate Critical Health Challenges and Solutions in Portugal

In the pursuit of enhancing societal well-being, the Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE) has emerged as a trailblazer in health research through its Health Economics & Management Knowledge Center (NHEM). Dedicated to shedding light on pertinent health issues, NHEM has recently published two insightful reports, delving into unmet needs in healthcare and household spending in pharmacies in Portugal.

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Innovation
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Advancing Decision Sciences: Insights from the Inaugural European Decision Sciences Day at Nova SBE

Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE) marked a significant milestone on September 22, 2023, as it hosted the inaugural European Decision Sciences Day. Co-organized by Sreyaa Guha, the event brought together 26 Decision Sciences (DS) scholars from eminent European business schools, forming a collaborative initiative founded by Enrico Diecidue (INSEAD) and Matthias Seifert (IE Business School). This gathering aimed to provide a platform for knowledge exchange, discourse, and exploration of the latest advancements in Decision Analysis.

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
16

BOLD Leadership: Nova SBE's Innovative Program for Future Leaders

In an era defined by rapid change and global challenges, the question of what it takes to be an outstanding leader in the 21st century becomes increasingly crucial. Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE) has stepped up to address this query with its groundbreaking initiative: BOLD – Be an Outstanding Leader. This senior manager training program not only equips participants with essential skills but also aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG 16), emphasizing the role of leadership in creating positive societal impact.

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Community
Interview
SDG
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Diversity and Inclusion by Jenny Hoobler

Jenny Hoobler was interviewed by Líder Magazine on the topics of diversity and inclusion, work and family. She stated that “diversity and inclusion are everyone's responsibility” and that “the mistakes of the past tell us that not focusing on diversity does not lead to diversity”.

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Education
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SDG
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Open and User Innovation Knowledge Center organizes free course

NovaSBE, in collaboration with Nova Medical School and Openand User Innovation Knowledge Center, organized a free course entitled Health Innovation – From Ideas to Impact: As Health professionals, patients and caregivers contribute to technological advantages in health.

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Sustainability
Research insight
SDG
16
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Nova SBE faculty at Annual Conference on Business, Human Rights and the Environment

Alison E. Holm, Assistant Professor at Nova SBE helped to organize the 3rd edition of the Annual Conference on Business, Human Rights and the Environment in which Pedro Oliveira and Miguel Ferreira contributed as speakers in the topic "Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence: From Law to Practice".

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Community
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SDG
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Peak performance: Kilimanjaro leadership quest

In September 2023, Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE) made history as 16 faculty and staff members embarked on an extraordinary journey — the Kilimanjaro Leadership Quest. This ambitious project saw the team conquer Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, imparting invaluable leadership, teamwork, and sustainability lessons.

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Health
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SDG
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A new perspective on the Nova SBE Faculty & Staff Football Team: Fostering Well-being and Unity

In the bustling halls of Nova School of Business and Economics, where minds converge to shape the future of business and society, a lesser-known but vibrant community exists: the Nova SBE Faculty & Staff Football Team. Beyond the classroom walls and office cubicles, this team embodies camaraderie, passion, and a commitment to good health and well-being. Delve here into their story, dissecting it through a fresh lens, and uncovering practical insights that extend beyond theoretical musings.

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Africa & Development
SDG
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Meet Guinanos @ Nova SBE!

Guinanos is a youth volunteer project created by students from Nova SBE that aims to improve the quality of the educational system in Guine-Bissau. The organization comprises two complementary approaches: work from Portugal (GPG) and fieldwork (Guinanos na Guiné).

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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.

We are committed to every single person, and your voice can make a difference.

Join us and help us inspire tangible change.

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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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