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Business versus sustainability? A qualitative study focused on Swedish business students’ perceptions of business sustainability and its relation to action competence as part of UN’s Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)


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Title: Business versus sustainability? A qualitative study focused on Swedish business students’ perceptions of business sustainability and its relation to action competence as part of UN’s Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Authors: Brandstedt, Emma
Issue Date: 12-Oct-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Globala Studier
2017:8
Keywords: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
business education
business sustainability
power/knowledge
Junior Achievement (JA)
Ung Företagsamhet (UF)
gymnasium
Sweden
Abstract: Across the world it is recognized that business have to become more sustainable. Different sustainability initiatives have started to emerge in educational settings, but still few educators are able to graduate business students with skills allowing them to manage the complexity of sustainability within businesses. At the same time has Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) been recognized as one key strategy for pursuing sustainable development and the concept is currently used as ins... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54006
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