In our strategy, we have selected sustainable development as one of the themes that guides Laurea’s choices. We view effectiveness, responsibility and openness which are our values, through the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and take into account the ecological, social and economic impacts of our activities in all our activities.
Laurea Programme for Sustainable Development
In our strategy, we have selected sustainable development as one of the themes that guides Laurea’s choices.
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Sustainable Development and Circular Economy
We have used a number of terms relating to sustainable development and circular economy in our Programme for Sustainable Development.
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Circular Economy Living Lab
Laurea Circular Economy Living Lab is a hub of education, RD and regional development associated with the circular economy.
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Laurea's Themes of Sustainable Development
The goal of sustainable education activities is that Laurea’s students and alumni are known as solution-oriented experts in sustainable development and circular economy.
Sustainable Research, Development, and Innovation (RDI)
The goal of RDI activities is that Laurea produces knowledge and creates operating models which support SDG achievement in keeping with the research programs and crosscutting themes.
Sustainable Regional Development and Partner Activities
Laurea is recognized supporter of sustainable development in organizations and a developer of solutions in the region of Uusimaa.
Laurea aims to ensure that Laurea’s facilities serve the activities effectively, are used efficiently and load their environment as little as possible.
Sustainable Procurement, Equipment and Services
Sustainable procurement refers to socially, economically and environmentally responsible purchases.
Sustainable Catering Services
Sustainable development goals are taken into account when catering services are put out to tender.
Laurea’s goal is being a carbon-neutral higher education institution in 2030. We want to reduce our carbon footprint in many ways and one of these areas is sustainable mobility.
Arenes’s Programme for the Sustainable Development and Responsibility
Sustainable, responsible and carbon-neutral universities of applied sciences. Programme for the sustainable development and responsibility of universities of applied sciences.
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