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River Publishers Series in Management Sciences and Engineering 

Higher Education for Sustainable Development Goals

Carolina Machado, University of Minho, Portugal
João Paulo Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal

ISBN: 9788770224314
e-ISBN: 9788770224307

Price: $ 95.00

Distributed exclusively by Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)  


This book looks to cover the issues related to advances in higher education for sustainable development goals. Nowadays, sustainable development is an important concept in higher education. One of the most widely recognized definition is based in Brundtland report as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs". The three core pillars of sustainable development are environment, society and economy. Currently, higher education in the context of sustainable development goals (SDGs) is a great challenge. The information about higher education for sustainable development presents great interest to improve communication between, professors, researches and students in universities, institutes, colleges, etc.

This research book covers all aspects of higher education for sustainable development goals, namely, no poverty, zero hunger, good health and wellbeing, quality education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, decent work and economic growth, industry, innovation, and infrastructure, reduced inequalities, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consummation and production, climate action, life bellow water, life on land, peace, justice and strong institutions, partnerships.


Higher education; Sustainable development goals (SDGs), Universities