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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.

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Economics
Research insight
SDG
10
17

Are Muslim immigrants really different? Experimental Evidence from Lebanon and Australia

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Maleke Fourati, University of Geneva.

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Economics
Research insight
SDG
9
17

Facebook Causes Protests

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Leopoldo Fergusson, Universidad de los Andes.

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Economics
Research insight
SDG
3

Unintended consequences of infrastructure development: sewerage diffusion and early-life mortality in Peru

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Antonella Bancalari, LSE and IFS.

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Economics
Research insight
SDG
16
17

Follow the leader: Using videos to make information on resource revenue management more relevant

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Christa Brunnschweiler, University of East Anglia.

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Economics
Interview
SDG
10
17

The Refugee’s Dilemma – Jewish Outmigration from Nazi Germany

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, the NOVAFRICA @ Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers. This seminar invited Mathias Thoening, Lausanne University.

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Economics
Interview
SDG
4

Development economics job market talks

The NOVAFRICA knowledge center presents a new series of podcasts interviewing economics job candidates working on development economics in Africa. A podcast coordinated by Professor Alex Armand from NOVAFRICA and Nova School of Business and Economics.

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Africa & Development
Research insight
SDG
8
16
17

Does Information Break the Political Resource Curse? Experimental Evidence from Mozambique

NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center published recently a paper in the American Economic Review and focuses on Mozambique recent natural resources discovery.

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Health
Research insight
SDG
3

Coronavirus pandemic

A European study on the coronavirus and the use of information by the population, involving Iryna Sabat (PhD student) and Pedro Pita Barros, KC Health Economics & Management Scientific Director.

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Education
Project
SDG
4
17

Nova SBE Fellowship for Excellence Program

The Nova SBE Fellowship for Excellence program is awarded to Master’s students with proven academic excellence, outstanding performance in sports, and culture, and social engagement. It prepares them to achieve their full potential as students and as world citizens by giving them the tools and the opportunity to go out into the world and leave their mark.

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Education
Impactful stories
SDG
4

PhD Series - Meet Diogo Mendes

Diogo Mendes recently graduated from the Nova SBE PhD program in Economics and Finance (here). Diogo has been working on several projects and research aiming at supporting developing countries — SDG goal 8 and 17. Since August 2020 he works at the Stockholm School of Economics as an Assistant Professor of Finance.

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Economics
Impactful stories
SDG
17

Collaboration between Nova SBE and companies creates value in the local municipality of Cascais

Economic 1st respondents & the perspective of an Alumnus, who acted us Mentor in representation of Deloitte, partner of this initiative

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Digital & Technology
Project
SDG
17

Base de Dados Social | Social Database

Most comprehensive platform with information and data visualization about Portuguese social organizations

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
16
17

Why a business leader should not be an ostrich

Steven Braekeveldt, CEO Continental Europe Ageas, shares his belief that it is feasible to continue to make every individual wealthier, healthier, and more educated while respecting what the earth can produce in one year.

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Sustainability
Research insight
SDG
6
11
17

NOVAFRICA Seminar: “Spillovers without Social Interactions in Urban Sanitation”

On Wednesday, February 27, at 2.30 pm, the NOVAFRICA Center welcomes Laura Schechter, from the University of Wisconsin, to present her work on Spillovers without Social Interactions in Urban Sanitation.

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Management
Project
SDG
17
4

Nova Social Consulting - Student Club

Nova Social Consulting has been providing pro-bono consulting services for actors of the Portuguese social & environmental sector for over a decade, powered by a dedicated community of high-profile students from Nova SBE.

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Sustainability
Research insight
SDG
17

Data-driven decision-making in the Portuguese Social Sector report

Under the Social Equity Initiative, promoted by “la Caixa” Foundation, Data Science Knowledge Center provides an overview of data-driven decision-making in the social sector in Portugal.

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Sustainability
Research insight
SDG
17
3

Impact of COVID-19 on Social Organizations in Portugal report

Nova SBE Leadership for Impact and Data Science Knowledge Centers join to gauge the impact of the pandemic on social sector activities and operations.

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Sustainability
Project
SDG
17

Data for Change competition

“Data for Change” is part of the Social Equity Initiative, a partnership established among Nova SBE, ”la Caixa” Foundation, and BPI

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Leadership & People
Project
SDG
17

Create and get involved in projects now!

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.

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Marketing and Sales
Project
SDG
4

Sustainability Marketing Campaign

Oikos Lisbon and CEMS Club Lisbon joint forces and created a series of digital content about sustainability that have been published in Nova SBE’s social media

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Education
Project
SDG
4
17

Growing from inside out – raising awareness on the SDG

What are the SDGs and Why do they matter for Nova SBE? These were the leading questions for the workshops held online for our staff & faculty.

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Education
Project
SDG
4

Integrating SDG across curricula

Part of Nova SBE's SDG Journey, the Sustainability Hub mapped the contribution of our academic programs for the SDGs. The methodology adopted aimed to achieved the most comprehensive understanding of the school’s standing point and what further recommendations to follow.

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Innovation
Project
SDG
17

Pulse – The Heartbeat of Your Ideas

Pulse – the best talent to build the best campus

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Education
Project
SDG
4
17

Universities and their role to play

One thing connected the past to the present, and the future, that is knowledge. Thus, universities found their role to play a long time ago.

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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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Create and get involved in real projects now!

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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