Sustainability
Project
December 22, 2020

Data for Change competition

Data for Change is a pioneering program in Portugal, which aims to identify Portuguese Social Impact Organizations that have a social/ environmental problem that can be solved through Data Science. The 2020 call had a 33% grow on applications compared to last year’s edition. After evaluating the 80 applications, the following projects were selected by the jury:

  • Identifying deviant behaviour patterns on the first sale of fish (in partnership with Agência Natureza Portugal – ANP/WWF and Docapesca), to be developed by the DSKC team in 2020
  • Creating a Product to Segment Donors and Predict Donors Churn for the Non-Profit Sector(in partnership with Fundação Assistência Médica Internacional), to be developed in partnership with the Master’s in Business Analytics
  • Creating a prediction model for school failure (in partnership with Associação Tempos Brilhantes), to be developed by the DSKC team in 2021.

Nova SBE Data Science Knowledge Center

Data Science KC aims to advance knowledge about data-driven decision-making and its application in society. Our position in a school of business and economics, and our understanding of social sciences, technology, programming, and statistical methods, allow us to bridge the gap between organizations and technology that generates, processes and uses data for creating impact.

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Sustainability
Interview
SDG
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Introducing the Nova Sustainable Way of Life: exclusive interview with Luís Veiga Martins

Nova SBE's Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Sustainable Impact & Chief Sustainability Officer was recently interviewed, and talked about our partnership with TOMRA and School's commitment and journey towards sustainability.

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Sustainability
Opinion Article
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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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Sustainability
Research insight
SDG
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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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