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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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Impactful stories
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Impactful Alumni: Meet Vitorino Mello Oliveira

Nova SBE Alumnus and Teaching Assistant, Portuguese Diplomat at United Nations, explaining the new Master’s Module on the Sustainable Development Goals Agenda!

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Leadership & People
Impactful stories
SDG
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Nova SBE for Peace and Togetherness

Though we come together to create a better future, it is now at risk unless we choose to fight for it. Our hearts go out to the people of Ukraine, who are enduring this unimaginable suffering and remain committed to education as a bridge to a better and more peaceful world. Now more than ever. And this is our Role to Play.

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Health
Research insight
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The promise of a family doctor for all, a complex undertaking – why are we still so far?

What we know so far, and what are the factors behind this issue. Let’s look at the numbers!

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Environment
Opinion Article
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Fighting climate change through ocean planning?

This is an opinion article written by Catarina Frazão Santos, a Nova SBE researcher, on how can ocean planning be used as a tool to fight climate change.

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Interview
SDG
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Interview with Margarida Rodrigues, team lead at Nova Leadership for Impact Student Club

Margarida Rodrigues talks about her experience and challenges as a Leadership for Impact Project Team Lead.

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Interview
SDG
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Interview with Maren Keßler, team lead at Nova Leadership for Impact Student Club

Maren Kessler talks about her experience and challenges as a Leadership for Impact Project Team Lead.

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Opinion Article
SDG
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Why Does This Map Matter?

Why geopolitics matters.

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Opinion Article
SDG
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These are not my research questions: a matter of e-limited information

Getting creative with the data you get!

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Health
Impactful stories
SDG
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PhD Series: Meet Sara Almeida

Sara is a recent alumni of Nova SBE, having recently completed her PhD in Economics. In this video, you can listen to her testimony regarding not only the program itself, but also regarding her experience in using her thesis to answer impactful questions.

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Education
Podcasts
SDG
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Where should public education policies head to?

Are we preparing students for change in Portugal? What can be done to improve education, which is a key area for national development? How to link educational policies to economic priorities? In this episode of the podcast “Da Capa à Contracapa”, professor Ana Balcão Reis discusses public education policies and the main choices for our country where education is seen as a key area for national development.

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Leadership & People
Opinion Article
SDG
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Humor in Leadership: Does leader humor style matter and to whom?

In this opinion article, professor Pedro Neves discusses the link between humour and leadership, while presenting some research insights.

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Innovation
Project
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One year of iRec materialized in 70 tons of beverage packages being recycled

One year has passed since the iRec initiative was implemented. Here you can read the balance of this first year.

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Leadership & People
Impactful stories
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Impactful Alumni: Meet Sara Barreto

Nova SBE Alumna, Harvard Business School Alumni, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, CEO of Um Pequeno Gesto and A Little Gesture UK. Creator of the Make Space for Growth women-focused blog and community.

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Health
Opinion Article
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Industrial Organization & Antitrust in the Digital Age

Industrial organization and antitrust paradigms face new challenges as the digital world matures. Tech giants rely on business models which effectively grant them monopoly power over a cross-section of markets, with the adverse effects of monopolies being amplified by the negligible regulatory action taken against them. This research insight takes Lina Khan’s “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox” and expands on the rationale for a new antitrust policy while listing some of the potential concerns digital health applications produced by these giants or their partner firms entail.

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Leadership & People
Interview
SDG
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Interview with Joana Lé - Vice President of The Nova Leadership for Impact Student Club

Joana Lé talks about her role in the club as well as the work of LFI.

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
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Charts of the Month - December '21

The Lykeion author Tim Purcell talks us through Inflation, A Generational Shift in Fund Flows, Looking Forward to the US Dollar and Oil, and a Little Lykeion Fun

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
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Charts of the Month - January '22

The Lykeion author Tim Purcell talks us through the Fed Funds Rate, Yields & Mortgages, The Growth Equation, Sustainability to Impact and Tennis.

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Management
Opinion Article
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101 in Sustainable Finance

Manuel Antunes explains why the success or failure of this new investment framework will highly depend on data availability and accuracy, something that needs to significantly improve before sustainable finance can really become mainstream.

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Management
Opinion Article
SDG
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Measuring Sustainability

Manuel Antunes explains why claiming an ESG investment as an “investment for good” is, today, still an exercise of wishful thinking.

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
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The Carbon Story: Credits, Offsets, and Sinks

Manuel Antunes elaborates on how different carbon programs mechanically work and what they are intended to actually accomplish

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
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Green Bonds' Premium & Sustainability-Linked Debt

Manuel Antunes explains why green bonds have a premium and what sustainability-linked debt is solving for.

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
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Carbon Markets: Trading and Voluntary Schemes

Manuel Antunes clarifies the differences between trading and voluntary schemes, as well as pointing out what's great and less so about them.

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
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The European Energy Crisis

Manuel Antunes explains how this crisis centers on the intersection of bad weather for wind energy generation and decades of poor policy planning.

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Management
Opinion Article
SDG
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Too much ESG, too little impact

Manuel Antunes elaborates on why labeling impact funds correctly matters more than you might think.

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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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