If your heart beats for sustainable energy, it is the heart of Europe that will make your dreams come true. oikos Warsaw gives you a unique chance to explore the mystery of energy. In mid September the capital of Poland will be powered by scores of young people fueled by the desire to define an energy policy for Europe. Meet you there!
We are thrilled to announce the inclusion of oikos Pune in India to our global network of students for sustainable economics and management. oikos Pune has already kick-started first ambitious project that aims to clean rivers in the region. Read all about them.
How could students improve learning environment at their universities? Why is it still difficult for them to get involved in university governance? What should Georgian universities do in order to implement sustainability in their structure? These were crucial questions discussed during the Youth Forum organised by oikos Tbilisi.
We want you… to become an Energysaver! – that was the message addressed to students of four greatest Warsaw universities in November and December 2012 that expressed the main idea behind the Energysavers project. The fourth edition of oikos Warsaw initiative devoted to promoting sustainable energy consumption was fully supported by oikos International Project Development Fund.
We are delighted to officially welcome oikos Baku, our new ally who is going shape the economics and management in Azerbaijan towards sustainability. Read more about the team members and their activities.
There is no better way of enterning the year 2013 than having more fanthastic people in the oikos community. We are happy to introduce two new oikos Chapters in accession represented by students of HEC Lausanne and Reutlingen University. Read more about their plans and advisors.
The student initiative Carbon Neutral Campus has measured the University of St.Gallen's carbon footprint. The report serves as a basis for the improvement of the climate balance sheet.
On September 7-9 oikos Tbilisi, together with Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University organized the CEE Regional Meeting. The topic “Sustainable Agritourism” appeared to be a good choice. Participants got to know agritourism in Georgia, discussed its development and perspectives and compared it with a situation in their countries. Read more about this event.
At oikos, we are passionate about sustainability to such an extent that we are willing to learn about the social and ecological implications of our most preferred long drink. The 10th issue of our oikos Case Quarterly is focusing on the beverage industry, particularly on sustainability practices linked to the production of coke and rum.
Continuing our coverage of World Economic Forum global meetings we are sending a team of five reporters to report on the Annual Meeting of New Champions — and for the first time, we are opening up applications to recruit new reporters for this conference. Also known as “Summer Davos”, this meeting is held in Dalian, China, 11-13 September, 2013 and focused on rapidly growing economies and globa ...
For the fifth time now, oikos and UNDP join forces to invite PhD students and young to a one-week intense discussion on their research projects. After Appenzell, Costa Rica, India and Kenya, the academy this year will be located in Istanbul, Turkey, the seat of UNDP's new Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD). Abstract submission deadline is 24 June 2013.
Get to know more about the winners and finalist of the 10th edition of the annual oikos Case Writing Competition awarding leading teaching cases on sustainability in management and entrepreneurship.
Join a global reporting team in October in Davos- Switzerland. You will receive training from professional journalists writing for the New York Times, The New Yorker or Die Zeit and contribute to our growing media outlet. We are excited to get to know you.
One of the oikos’ biggest projects has just come to an end. The organising team in Maastricht hopes to have left a touch of sustainable investors in all the participants. Read all about it!
It has been for a long time a fashion to refer to the state of business and the financial economy as being in crisis. The metaphor of crisis triggers the cues for emergent action. But few people (can and do) take action to slow down, reflect and initiate thoughts for iterative transformation. A partnership between the University of St Gallen Contextual Studies program, the Copenhagen Business Scho ...
Come become part of a fast moving global organizational environment! Student Reporter seeks for two project managers to lead an international team of students covering the World Resources Forum 2013 (WRF 2013) held in Davos-Switzerland, 6-9th October 2013. We are looking for managers to lead in both managerial and editorial capacities – ideally, our teams comprise of one experienced project manag ...
Searching for cases to teach in class to make students reflect on energy and its impacts to sustainability? Take a look and get inspired by the cases of Shell, Hocol and Nuru Energy featured in our latest oikos Case Quarterly. Enjoy the read!
Have you ever dreamed about going to bed and waking up in the morning with an international group of the most dedicated researchers in the field of social entrepreneurship? If so, here is your opportunity: The oikos Young Scholars Entrepreneurship Academy