Sustainability is at the forefront of many businesses and people’s minds, especially when the 17 Sustainable Development Goals the United Nations were laid out in 2015 with hopes of achieving them by 2030.
Switzerland, known for its beautiful landscape and tasty swiss chocolate, is also a leader in sustainability. The country’s capital, Zurich, has been recognized as one of the most sustainable cities in the world, according to Conde Nast Traveller.
Conveniently located just a 30-minute drive from Zurich is SBS Swiss Business School. It places a huge emphasis on sustainability across its campus and degree programs by focusing on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
But what exactly does this mean?
It means the school wants to go beyond reducing carbon footprints and utilizing renewable energy and focuses specifically on teaching students the importance of addressing societal and global challenges and encouraging them to lead such initiatives. Sustainability at the higher education level has a long-lasting impact on students by making them more aware of the environment and how they can be better global citizens.
Here, we take a closer look at some reasons why you might want to study at a sustainable-focused business school.