Exemplary lessons: Rectors share sustainability strategies
Higher education institutions, and universities in particular, have been called upon from the outset to play a leading role in the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and many people consider that this leadership role in sustainability, both through training and through research and outreach, is currently in crisis.
Part of this crisis is due to the increasing pressure facing higher education worldwide: to do more with less. And to this pressure is now added the pressure to do so sustainably and with a catalytic effect that guarantees a social and economic impact in the progressive move towards a development model in line with the SDGs.
Because of the growing concern about the failure to achieve the SDGs, an increasing awareness is emerging among rectors and higher education leaders of the critical role that universities are called upon to play (…)
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