Higher Education and Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

1st Edition

Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro, J. Paulo Davim

CRC Press
September 13, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 344 Pages - 16 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138556539 - CAT# K43310
Series: Higher Education and Sustainability

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Summary

Summary

The book provides descriptions of experiences from research and educational sustainability projects and the role HEIs can play together with contributions presenting a variety of initiatives showing how SDGs are being implemented.

The book promotes the theoretical and practical understanding on this thematic and disseminates knowledge and international research and cooperation.

Contributions cover the role of SDGs in advancing implementation of sustainable development, sustainability in higher education.

 Features

         Focuses on theoretical and practical understanding on Sustainability, Higher Education and SDGs to disseminate knowledge and promote research and cooperation. 

         Includes lessons learned from research, field projects, and best practice examples pertaining to sustainability, higher education and devoted to supporting the implementation of the SDGs.

        Discusses relevant and international perspectives on sustainability, higher education and SGDs.

        Presents local and international contributions on a variety of initiatives showing how SDGs are being implemented.