Sustainability in Higher Education Strategies, Performance and Future Challenges

This contributed volume addresses the issue of how higher education institutions can systematically reorient themselves to help society become more sustainable. In particular, a strategic management approach is used to overcome the fragmentation of sustainability initiatives increasingly conducted b...

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Other Authors: Rotondo, Federico (Editor), Giovanelli, Lucia (Editor), Lozano, Rodrigo (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer Nature Switzerland 2024, 2024
Edition:1st ed. 2024
Series:Strategies for Sustainability
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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505 0 |a Part I Building a more sustainable world through more sustainable Higher Education Institutions -- 1 Designing a more sustainable Higher Education Institution -- 2 Nurturing a caring university -- 3 Higher education and Sustainable Development Goals in the constitutional framework -- 4 Driving the systemic transformation of higher education institutions towards sustainability -- 5 The role of Higher Education Institutions in meeting SDG 9 -- Part II Management and Assessment in HESD -- 6 Empowering deans for sustainability transformations at academic departments -- 7 Understanding the moderating effect of governance functions on the impact of communication on sustainability implementation performance in higher education institutions -- 8 Sustainability in the strategic planning of the Italian higher education system -- 9 The disclosure of SDG performance -- 10 Learning outcomes in the context of Education for Sustainability -- 11 Assessment frameworks for promoting sustainable development in Educational Institutions -- 12 Sustainability rankings of universities -- Part III Lessons from significant experiences across the world -- 13 Integrating sustainability competences into degree programmes in higher education to educate experts who steer the world towards sustainability -- 14 Sustainability in higher education institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean -- 15 On the sense and nonsense of assessing sustainability in course content -- 16 The key role of universities in sustainable development -- 17 Sustainable islands. 
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520 |a This contributed volume addresses the issue of how higher education institutions can systematically reorient themselves to help society become more sustainable. In particular, a strategic management approach is used to overcome the fragmentation of sustainability initiatives increasingly conducted by higher education institutions worldwide. In this book, eminent scholars in the field of sustainability in higher education combine their different backgrounds to propose conceptual frameworks for interpreting and measuring sustainability integration in higher education institutions. The chapters contained herein explore which processes and management tools should be used, as well the challenges to be faced, to make sustainable innovation effective. The cases present in this volume offer a guide for higher education institution management to lead the sustainability transition