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Join the global SDG Accord – the University and College Sector’s Collective Response to the Sustainable Development Goals

NSCN network became the endorsing partner of the global SDG Accord in October 2017. We invite NSCN member institutions to join this global accord on UN Sustainable Development Goals. More detailed information and current signatories at http://www.sdgaccord.org     Advertisements

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Press release 2.11.2017: Nordic City Challenge developing Pasila area in Helsinki

Winners of the multidisciplinary case competition Nordic City Challenge (NCC) 2017 were selected on the first of November at Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish cultural centre in Espoo. Jury selected student team “Eco Art 2” as winners of the challenge. The … Continue reading

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UiO takes a green leap – step by step

By: Jorulf B. Silde University of Oslo is launching its new Environmental and climate change strategy for UiO’s estate operations. This is an action-oriented strategy that sets targets and identifies measures within a short-term and long-term framework. 9 areas affecting … Continue reading

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Sustainability events in the University of the Faroe Islands

The University of The Faroe Islands has been actively involved in Nordic Sustainable Campus Network’s activities since 2015, and has during this spring officially joined the NCSN. Below you’ll find the most recent sustainability events relating to sustainability education and green campuses at … Continue reading

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The Green steps of the University of Iceland

Text: Sigurlaug I. Lövdahl The University of Iceland is now taking the so called Green Steps. The Green Steps idea is originally from Harvard (Green-Offices), and the program is designed to guide you through the process of greening your workspace. … Continue reading

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Experiences from a study visit in Bangladesh

In June 2016 15 students from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg had the chance to visit the world’s eighth most populated country, Bangladesh. They aimed at getting a better understanding and knowledge of Bangladesh’s textile … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings and wrapping up the year 2016

Dear friend of sustainability, member of Nordic Sustainable Campus Network, The year 2016 is coming to an end. We are proud of the achievements of NSCN member universities, like the UN initiated Sustainability Literacy Test being launched to Nordic countries, … Continue reading

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