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Zanitt, Jeniffer Fonseca; Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; Serafim, Milena Pavan; Leal Filho, Walter; Anholon, Rosley – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to analyse how the materials selection courses of engineering undergraduate programmes can be better aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Design/methodology/approach: Initially, a content analysis was performed in 39 materials selection course descriptions from 40 engineering undergraduate…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Undergraduate Study, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries
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Avelar, Aline Bento Ambrósio; Silva-Oliveira, Keilla Dayane da; Farina, Milton Carlos; Pereira, Raquel da Silva – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the contribution of the UN's Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) in higher education, covering education, research and outreach in Brazilian higher education institutions (HEIs) after becoming signatories. Design/methodology/approach: Teachers representing Brazilian HEI signatories to the PRME…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Principles, Administrator Education, Higher Education
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Dalla Gasperina, Liane; Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; dos Santos Rabello, Roberto – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Smart campuses can be seen as the future of higher education efforts, especially for their contributions to sustainability and to encourage innovation. This paper aims to present the benefits of smart practices in a Higher Education Institutions and highlights its connections to the sustainable development goals (SDGs).…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainable Development, Educational Innovation, Objectives
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Ottoni, Marianna; Fonseca, Diego Luiz; Pertel, Monica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to discuss to what extent are WMPs practical tools for circular and sustainable waste management in universities, presenting, therefore, a case study of the usage of WMP in the Brazilian public universities and comparing this scenario with the international context. Design/methodology/approach: The WMPs were identified by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Sanitation, Recycling
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Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Siqueira, Renê Grottoli; Martins, Vitor W. B.; Anholon, Rosley; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; Leal Filho, Walter; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to analyse the essential characteristics for the success of social projects developed with undergraduate students of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A case study was conducted to verify the main characteristics of projects in a social entrepreneurship initiative. These features were used…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Community Programs, Community Needs, School Community Relationship
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Claro, Priscila Borin; Esteves, Nathalia Ramajo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss how educators can teach sustainability-oriented capabilities (SOCs) using an active learning approach. Design/methodology/approach: Using a case study methodology centered on a Brazilian business school, this research combines qualitative analysis of content, such as teacher notes and student work, with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Case Studies, Business Schools
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Cavalcanti-Bandos, Melissa Franchini; Quispe-Prieto, Silvia; Paucar-Caceres, Alberto; Burrowes-Cromwel, Toni; Rojas-Jiménez, Héctor Heraldo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to report on the status and the development of education for sustainable development (ESD) and sustainability literacy (SL) in three Latin American (LA) higher education institutions (HEIs) business programs in Peru, Brazil and Colombia. The paper examines institutional efforts to both introduce and implement ESD curricula…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Business Administration Education, Curriculum Implementation
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Tominaga, Leonardo Keiti de Godoy; Martins, Vitor William Batista; Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Anholon, Rosley; Silva, Dirceu; Pinto, Jefferson Souza; Leal Filho, Walter; Lima Junior, Francisco Rodrigues – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to critically analyze the engineering education focused on sustainability in supply chain management, in courses offered by Brazilian higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: Topics related to sustainable supply chain management were listed from the literature and used as a framework to gather…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Sustainability, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Nolasco, Elaine; Vieira Duraes, Pedro Henrique; Pereira Gonçalves, Júlia; de Oliveira, Maria Cristina; Monteiro de Abreu, Lucijane; Nascimento de Almeida, Alexandre – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Universities are an example of institutions that aggregate people around work/study who consume water, energy and produce waste daily in their activities, generating an impact on the environment. The purpose of this study is to determine the quantity, composition and recycling potential of waste generated at the Faculdade UnB Planaltina…
Descriptors: Universities, Sanitation, Wastes, Hazardous Materials
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Friman, Mervi; Schreiber, Dusan; Mutanen, Arto; Perälä, Simu; Salminen, Janne – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to determine how sustainable development (SD) demands (according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe's (UNECE) SD themes from 2005) are connected to the contents of education, research, development and innovation (RDI) in higher education institutions (HEI). Education and the RDI nexus may affect HEI's…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Research and Development, Innovation, Higher Education
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Lange Salvia, Amanda; Londero Brandli, Luciana; Leal Filho, Walter; Gasparetto Rebelatto, Bianca; Reginatto, Giovana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Considering the different roles universities can perform to contribute to sustainable development, it is through teaching and outreach that they might be able to connect to the academic and local communities the most. The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent to which energy sustainability is being considered in campus…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Sustainability, Outreach Programs, College Instruction
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Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Fritzen Gomes, Bárbara Maria; Damke, Luana Inês; Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Santos Rabello, Roberto dos – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions are widely known both for their promotion to education for sustainable development (ESD) and for their contribution as living labs to urban management strategies. As for strategies, smart and learning campuses have recently gained significant attention. This paper aims to report an air quality monitoring…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Campuses, Environmental Education
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Junger da Silva, Raphael; Tommasetti, Roberto; Zaidan Gomes, Monica; da Silva Macedo, Marcelo Álvaro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to evaluate the undergraduate and graduate accounting students' perceptions of sustainable (or green) information technology (IT) and information system (IS) practices and their contribution to its implementation. Design/methodology/approach: A five-point Likert scale questionnaire was applied to 361 undergraduate and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Singh, Ananda Silva; Segatto, Andréa Paula – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the main challenges faced by two business schools and a higher education institution when implementing education for sustainability (EfS). Also, it seeks to identify facilitating elements that contribute to minimizing or eliminating barriers faced by these institutions when implementing EfS.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Business Schools
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Barros, Murillo Vetroni; Puglieri, Fabio Neves; Tesser, Daniel Poletto; Kuczynski, Oksana; Piekarski, Cassiano Moro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Some universities have a commitment to both academic education and sustainable development, and the sustainable development goals can support several sustainable actions that universities may take as principles and attitudes. From this perspective, the purpose of this study is to present environmentally sustainable practices at a federal…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Conservation (Environment), Plastics, Energy Conservation
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