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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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Innovation
Interview
SDG
17
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Meeting Tiago Araújo, HiJiffy CEO

Nova SBE student interviewed Tiago Araújo, in the quest to explore impactful companies that were leading the way for innovation and new sustainability trends among several business sectors.

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Education
Opinion Article
SDG
4
10
17

Mind the Gap

Allowing teachers to give every child the opportunity to succeed is an urgent and imminent need; failing to do so will keep inequality around for generations to come.

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Leadership & People
Opinion Article
SDG
3
10
17

What if self-isolation was your only option in a post covid-19 world?

For now, social distancing and self-isolating are here to stay. We try to stay connected, battle loneliness. Imagine this as your way of life – here is my challenge to you. Meet one of the partners working with Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center.

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
7
12

Market Research Regarding Sustainable Energy Transition

Demand for energy and renewable sources is increasing. Socioeconomic development is driving a rise in demand for energy in emerging economies, at the same time renewables are increasingly expanding adoption worldwide due to fossil fuel limitations,environment constraints and policy regulations.

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Digital & Technology
Opinion Article
SDG
17

Playing for the Planet

How can the fastest growing media platform in the world be harnessed to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the urgent global needs they represent?

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
11
12
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Hopes and wishes for what comes next: Smart Green Lifestyles

A second hope for the post-pandemic, wishing that some of the new and sustainable behaviours adopted in the wake of covid-19 find a way to adhere to the new normal lifestyle.

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
8

Labor Income Tax Progressivity and Fiscal Multipliers

Fiscal multipliers depend on several structural characteristics of each economy. How do they depend on labor income tax progressivity?

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
4
10
16

From survival to prosperity of social organizations in Portugal

Frequently asked questions and answers at this time of uncertainty

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Economics
Opinion Article
SDG
10
8
17

Encouraging European solidarity: an unconditional basic income

We are living in extraordinary and exceptional times. Many have lost their jobs and incomes. The crisis is first and foremost a public-health crisis, but its economic repercussions demand a response which manifests our solidarity and which can help ensure basic living conditions throughout Europe and the well-being of all.

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
SDG
13
12
17

Hey Homo Economicus – Are You Still Alive?

Sustainable start-ups kick off transformation and innovation towards sustainable development and system change. But who is the one behind the venture?

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Education
Project
SDG
4

Orquestra Sem Fronteiras | Orchestra Without Borders

Orquestra Sem Fronteiras (Orchestra Without Borders) exists to support young musicians and reduce social and cultural inequalities through music.

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Leadership & People
Impactful stories
SDG
4

Meet Inês Relvas - Nova SBE Alumna

Exclusive interview

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Sustainability
Impactful stories
SDG
4
12

Meet Bárbara Leão - Nova SBE Alumna

Exclusive interview

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Leadership & People
Impactful stories
SDG
4

Meet Margarida Fezas Vital - Nova SBE Alumna

Exclusive interview

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Leadership & People
Impactful stories
SDG
4
8

Meet Jo Dietrich - Nova SBE Student

An inspiring CEMS MIM student at Nova SBE, recently recognized Forbes Under 30. Founder of ZAEM to bring youth thinking into companies.

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Entrepreneurship
Impactful stories
SDG
11
8

Meet João Albino - Nova SBE Alumnus

João is a successful Entrepreneur living in Mexico City and a big fan of mobility. He is the co-founder of Urbvan and together with an amazing team they're building a network based on people needs in urban areas. João holds a BSc. in Economics from Nova SBE, and a MSc. in Strategic Marketing from Cranfield Business School (UK).

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Health
Opinion Article
SDG
3

Made in Portugal: A recipe to fight the opioid crisis

Opioid abuse is one of the biggest challenges currently faced by American society. Twenty-five years ago, Portugal too was amidst a drug epidemic. The Portuguese strategy to fight the drug epidemic had at its core the idea that drug addicts are not criminals, but rather patients who need help. And you know what? It succeeded.

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Education
Impactful stories
SDG
17
4

Why media platforms have an incentive problem and Nova SBE Awareness Student Club’s purpose

Is there a reason for the recent rise in populism across the globe? If so, how can we correct it? We think we found a solution.

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Health
Research insight
SDG
3

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good?

More than 40 countries around the world have introduced or are considering introducing soda taxes. These instruments aim to reduce the consumption of products whose prices do not reflect their true social costs by making them comparatively more expensive. In Portugal, the soda tax is particularly interesting to study because there is a clear incentive for manufacturers of drinks with sugar content at or above the threshold to reformulate recipes and avoid paying the higher tax.

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Leadership & People
Impactful stories
SDG
4
17

Act, The Floor is Yours!

Omnis Civitas Contra se Divisa non stabit is the moto commanding our alma mater. It literally means that every city divided against itself will vanish. That is exactly what we, at Nova Debate, embraced over the last term and what we should always aim at, especially in times like the ones we are going through now.

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Health
Opinion Article
SDG
3
4

Childhood interventions: impacts on health, schooling, and socioeconomic outcomes

The first years of life are crucial for health and well-being throughout life’s course. During our childhood years, we are more malleable and receptive to external influence and this implies that there is an opportunity to promote the development of cognitive, social, and emotional skills.

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Health
Opinion Article
SDG
3

Challenges and opportunities in aging societies

Our challenge is to allow individuals to remain as active as possible and to age as healthily as possible, maintaining their functional capacity. We need not only to alleviate the pressures of aging on the economy but also, and above all, to guarantee the quality of life.

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Health
Opinion Article
SDG
3

Health Literacy — The Value of Good, Timely, Evidence-based Information

In a life-threatening disease for which a cure is not yet discovered, knowledge about the most promising treatments and how to access them can be determinant for a patient’s life.

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Marketing and Sales
Opinion Article
SDG
17

Advertising Effectiveness: The Impact of Advertising Creativity and Emotional Media Context

It is crucial for brands and managers to understand if their advertising efforts are effective.

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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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