UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

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The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)  was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General and direction of Professor Jeffrey Sachs. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. SDSN works closely with United Nations agencies, multilateral financing institutions, the private sector, and civil society.

Nova SBE has recently become a SDSN Partner to leverage the School’s education for sustainable development. SDSN not only provides sustainability-minded teaching materials to use in-class, but also offers the opportunity to disseminate our Faculty’s research among global networks.

Amongst other resources, you can find videos and case studies  (highlights below):

Introducing Sustainable Development
The Three Big Challenges: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Pollution
Growth and Inequality
The Market Economy: Specialization, Division of Labor, Entrepreneurship
The Knowledge Economy and its Future
Labor and Capital
Our ocean: a finite resource
Sustainable Management of Fisheries
The Ethics of Sustainable Development
Crises of Poverty and Inequality
Financing for Sustainability
Universal Access to Infrastructure
Human Rights and the Economy
The Challenge for Africa
Universal Access to Health Care
Industrial policy in Africa
Costs of Unemployment, Effects of Digitization on Labor Markets, Informality and Underemployment

Case study: lessons from Tanzania
Case study: Agribusiness
Case study: Lessons from Ethiopia
Case study: Lessons from Senegal
Case study: Lessons from East Africa
Case study: Light manufacturing


For additional information on how to use these resources please check out Faculty SharePoint

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