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Farrow, Robert (author), Weller, Martin (author), Orr, Dominic (author)
conference paper 2018
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Maragakis, A. (author)
There is a growing public expectation that universities should start focusing on delivering sustainability. The topic of sustainability in higher education has gathered a significant amount of interest from students, academics, governments and international organizations.

With a plethora of declarations, initiatives, marketing and...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Quevedo Melo, E.F.R. (author), Júnior dos Santos, H. (author), Marcon Astolfi, R. (author), Quevedo Melo, R.H.R. (author), Aimi Severo, B.M. (author)
The change in living standards has been done that the contact with nature becomes extremely important to the people life quality and its harmonious relationship with the environment. The preservation of areas like forest fragments contribute to maintaining biological diversity, promote sustainable use of natural resources and foster the...
conference paper 2010
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Ashford, N.A. (author)
Scholars and professionals committed to fostering sustainable development have urged a re-examination of the curriculum and restructuring of research and teaching in institutions of higher learning. This paper begins by discussing an expansive definition of sustainable development that includes economic, environmental, and employment concerns...
conference paper 2010
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Martinho, A.P. (author), Nicolau, P.B. (author), Caeiro, S. (author), Amador, F. (author), Oliveira, C. (author)
Promoting effective environmental citizenship is one way to achieve sustainability - people should be encouraged to act to preserve the environment and the common good. The citizen’s qualities and attitudes will determine the evolution of our society at all levels. Individuals must develop a cultural capacity that in modern society turn them...
conference paper 2010
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Venselaar, J. (author), Van der Kelft, D. (author), Van Aart, R. (author)
Most companies find it difficult to integrate sustainability in their business strategy in such way that it will „pay off?. Sustainability with its opportunities and challenges are not understood in its real meaning for their business. A major factor is that a distinction in essential and non-essential (and even irrelevant) issues for the core...
conference paper 2010
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Otero, G. (author), Benayas, J. (author), Alba, D. (author), Casado, M. (author), Leme, P. (author), Diaz, M.J. (author), Amaral, R. (author), Massambani, O. (author), Lima, E. (author)
For several decades, environmental variables have been introduced to universities, either in curriculum activities or campus management. Following such trend, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), in Brazil, and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), in Spain, created, throughout the 1990s, organizational structures able to coordinate environmental...
conference paper 2010
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Brandli, L.L. (author), Frandoloso, M.A.L. (author), Fraga, K.T. (author), Pereira, L.A. (author), Vieira, L.C. (author)
The Auditing Instrument for Sustainability in Higher Education (AISHE) is an assessment instrument developed specifically for higher education. The AISHE had been applied in many institutions in its first version (AISHE 1.0) and has a new version the AISHE 2.0, with new elements for evaluation (ROORDA, 2008). This paper shows the results of...
conference paper 2010
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