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Sobre o curso

Extreme weather events, wars, famine and environmental destruction are just a few of the wicked problems faced by humanity. That’s why in 2015 the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that target the big challenges such as how to eliminate poverty, how to protect the environment and how to bring about peace. Every member state committed to achieving these goals by 2030. What can businesses do to counter climate change and create a sustainable business culture? Why is this relevant for business anyway? Explore how business can contribute to a better future for people AND the planet without giving up profits. This course has been developed by Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (RSM). It focuses on the role of businesses in achieving the SDGs. You will gain insights from leaders of international companies and academics in business and management who will guide you through the issue of how businesses can contribute to the SDGs. The course received a 'MOOC Award of Excellence' by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and the SDG Academy in September 2019 ( After completing this course you will: • know what the SDGs are, why they are important and how each individual can be an agent for positive change in the world; • understand the role of business in the transition to sustainable development to create a prosperous future for all; • be able to identify interconnectedness of the SDGs and the challenges behind solving them; • know how management insights can contribute to the SDGs; • be able to evaluate the effectiveness of current business strategies in contributing to the SDGs; • develop a positive, critical, aware and courageous attitude towards the SDGs. The course consists of seven units, each focusing on several aspects of sustainable development and taking one week to complete. You will study by watching videos, reading literature and by engaging in other activities such as weekly challenges. Assignments will consist of quizzes, discussions with your fellow students, and challenges to implement in your daily life. Are you ready to find out how you can be an agent for positive change? Register now!...

Melhores avaliações


Oct 10, 2019

Great course, very interactive, informative and inspirational. Very well structured with a wealth of additional information available. Thoroughly enjoyed myself doing this course!


Feb 25, 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed this course as it gave me the needed insights and perspectives for the need for sustainability and how it can be applied to businesses and individual lives.

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por Vanessa N A

Sep 13, 2020

An inspiring course!

por Ángeles G I

Jun 29, 2020

a very good course

por Pronob D

Mar 15, 2020

Really Informative

por Miguel S

Feb 04, 2020

Wonderful course!

por Yusuf T

Jul 26, 2020

Excellent course

por RAAD K A J

Sep 10, 2019

I LOVE SDGs 2030

por Karampatos G

Jun 27, 2020

Great course !!

por Riham F

Mar 11, 2020

Great Mooc!

por Aswanth B

May 11, 2020

loved it !

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por Sridhar M

Jan 26, 2020

Very good course on providing the overview and establishing the challenges and the opportunities to move forward in the journey to achieve SDG 2030.

por Claire K

Aug 29, 2020

good overview of the 17 SDG goals, their interactions and challenges, with examples of how businesses are putting them in place.

por Geraldine K

May 10, 2020

Great insights and learning on understanding and applying SDGs to business

por Jonathan G T

Aug 22, 2019

Very educational and inspiring!

por Walaa b

Jul 18, 2020

Very good

por Carel v R

Jun 14, 2020

It would've been a more balanced course if there had been more corporate examples from outside the Netherlands.

por Jose M

Jul 26, 2020

Interesting as starting point, introduction for the SDGs and how to use them with real examples.