How is our community changing the course of the future?
To Nova SBE, positive impact shall have a relationship to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Our community is committed to foster dialogue and action, by disseminating knowledge, launching innovative projects, supporting organizations' transformation, and leading by example, as responsible citizens. This is the space that will provide the know-how so that the best and most innovative talent, such as yours, can play its role. If you want to lead the future and be at the forefront of change, this is your way in.
Zona de Impacto: From post-covid recovery to tha lack of human resources, what changed in tourism?
This episode touches on the 'motor' of the Portuguese economy, tourism. This economic activity went through 'gloomy' days during the pandemic and lost many human resources. NovaSBE's professor Sérgio Guerreiro and the students Isabel Morgado dos Santos and Maria Pacheco analyzed the topic in a conversation with Expresso.Learn more
NovaSBE at the United Nations Ocean Conference
Antonieta Cunha e Sá participated in the United Nations Ocean Conference, where she was a moderator and spoke on Economics, Sustainability and Climate ChangeLearn more
Eduardo Costa distinguished at Role to Play awards
Eduardo Costa won the first prize in Role to Play Awards, in the “PhD Student Thesis” category.Learn more
2022 NOVAFRICA Conference Economic Development marked the 10th anniversary of the center
Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center held the 2022 Conference Economic Development, an event that was part of Nova SBE's sustainability week and which marked the 10th anniversary of the center.Learn more
Energy justice issues in renewable energy megaprojects: Implications for a socioeconomic evaluation of megaprojects
Click here to read Stewart Clegg, Shankar Sankaran, Ralf Müller, and Nathalie Drouin’s text published in the International Journal of Managing Projects in BusinessLearn more
Nova SBE Data Science project awarded
Nova SBE Data Science Knowledge Center project "Identifying Deviant Behavior Patterns on the First Sale of Seafood", was awarded an honorable mention at the prize-giving ceremony of Prémios Verdes, by Revista Visão and AdP - Águas de Portugal.Learn more
Nova SBE has a new Knowledge Center!
The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center (OUI) brings together a worldwide network of leading researchers and practitioners to produce and disseminate high-quality research-based knowledge in the field of innovation management, open user, patient innovation, and entrepreneurship.Learn more
Mindfulness, beyond well-being
During the two years of the pandemic, many companies explored ways to remotely improve employees’ well-being and involvement. Mindfulness became an even more common offer in companies to manage employees’ stress levels. Click here to read Samantha Sim’s opinion article published in Human Resources. The text is in Portuguese.Learn more
What can be done to solve the lack of teachers in schools?
About twenty thousand students started last year’s third period in schools without some classes due to a lack of teachers. How to respond to this imbalance and what can be done to respond to the lack of teachers in schools were starting points for the 3rd episode of Consulta Pública (Antena 1) with Luís Catela Nunes as the main guest.Learn more
Zona de Impacto: Mentalities evolved; however, women are still discriminated in the job market. Why?
Statistics are known. Women have a higher qualification rate than men, but they receive less (for the same jobs) and are more precarious. When it is time to reach roles of responsibility, they have a harder life (and, as the companies get bigger, the worse it is). The topic is old, solutions take a long time to produce effects, and this worries the youth. Marta Everard and Rita Mendes, students at NovaSBE and members of the club Women on Board, explain how they perceive their labor’s futureLearn more
Gender differences in different assessment systems: the teacher's gender role
Nova SBE participated in Encontro de Ciência 2022 where Ana Balcão Reis presented “Gender differences in different assessment systems: the teacher’s gender role” on gender equality and education. Click here to watch the video in Portuguese.Learn more
Zona de Impacto: Let´s talk about students’ evaluation? Are there any advantages to keeping national exams?
In the last two years, because of the covid-19 pandemic, national exams didn’t count for the conclusion of high school, only for access to college. Does it make sense that this turns into a rule from now on? This is analysed and debated in this episode of Zona de Impacto by the researcher and student of NovaSBE Catarina Ângelo and Pedro Freitas and teacher Ana Balcão Reis.Learn more
The gender gap at the top: The role of networks
Here you can read the work by José Tavares, in co-authorship with Sharmin Sazedj (Banco de Portugal), in VoxEU. They analyze through data from Portuguese firms the role of professional networks in the gender pay gap among top executives.Learn more
Design Research for Sustainability
In this episode, Anne Laure Fayard talks to Joana Casaca Lemos, a design researcher passionate about sustainability innovation, who shared her view on design for sustainability and related terms like planet-centered design and circular design. Click here to learn more about the podcast and the episode.Learn more
Research Report is now included within the Nova SBE Road to Impact Report
And you can click here to read it!Learn more
“How Do Acquisitions Affect the mental health of employees”
This is the title of the paper Rui Silva presented at the 49th European Finance Association. Click here to read the abstract and access the paper!Learn more
Bootcamp for Refugee Integration
The Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center, in partnership with IES Social Business School and the Municipality of Cascais, organized a bootcamp for refugee integration on July 5-7, 2022. The event engaged beneficiaries and stakeholders that together co-created solutions to the integration needs of Ukrainian refugees in Portugal. The sessions involved understanding the roots of the problem, pitches of the solutions created, and a special guest speaker.Learn more
Nova SBE Environmental Knowledge Center at AERNA 2022
Two papers of the Nova SBE Environmental Knowledge Center are presented at the AERNA 2022. "Crowdfunding vs. Taxes: Does the payment vehicle influence WTP for Ecosystem Services protection?" and "The Economic Value of Land-Based Ecosystem Services in Portugal: A Spatially Explicit Approach"Learn more
“How does Climate Change Affect Firm Sales? Identifying Supply Effects”
This is the title of the paper Miguel Ferreira presented at the 49th European Finance Association. Click here to read the abstract and access the paper!Learn more
Can Portugal be a leader in Social Entrepreneurship?
This is an opinion article written by Tomé Salgueiro, a Ph.D. Student in Management at Nova SBE. Read here the opinion article published on the 7th of August in Jornal Económico written in Portuguese.Learn more
Now published: “Social Innovation and Social Enterprise”
This handbook compiles contributions of researchers in the field of social innovation and entrepreneurship like Anne-Laure Fayard, Miguel Pina e Cunha, Miguel Alves Martins, and Ricardo Zózimo, professors at Nova SBELearn more
Nova SBE on the team of development of an Ocean degree (a world first!)
Antonieta Cunha e Sá, Economics Professor at Nova SBE, is part of the new Ocean degree core facultyLearn more
Impactful Alumni – Meet Diego Tremiterra
Diego Tremiterra is the co-founder of Lykeion – a financial platform and newsletter with weekly explorations covering the Intersection of Business, Finance & Geopolitics. It is read by hedge fund managers in New York & digital nomads in Costa Rica. Join us and meet him, and don't miss the opportunity to subscribe and be weekly updated!Learn more
Thirst Project Nova SBE: 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.Learn more
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