3rd Summer School in Sustainability

3rd Summer School in Sustainability

Sala 3
10:00 - 13:00
14:30 - 17:00
Portuguese, with possibility of using English

Promote the theme of sustainability and its integration in daily decision-making, with the technical leaders of different organizations and institutions, so as to enable them to respond to the challenges that the construction of a sustainable society implies.

Explore the interconnections between science, economics, management, politics and society and promote the contact between different experts and interlocutors representing different parts of society.

Provide concrete solutions to the most pressing challenges in the area of ​​sustainability, both national and international.

To explore diverse proposals and to establish contact networks for future interventions in order to build a sustainable society.

To acknowledge the Summer School in Sustainability as an initiative of relevant interest to Portuguese society, for its contribution in terms of opening new horizons and providing participants with new tools and capacities to understand the complexity and interrelated nature of current and future societies .

Intended for

Public administration boards (central and local)

Technical staff - companies and business associations

Non-governmental organizations workers

Youth Party Leaders

University students from different disciplinary areas


For each module different speakers will be invited, depending on the topics under discussion. It is expected that at least ten external speakers will be involved.



Module I - To Know and to manage (Susana Fonseca - ZERO)

Equity in the use of resources;

Sustainable public acquisitions

Sustainable Mobility

Agriculture, water, forest and climate change

Module II - Policies and sustainability (Luísa Schmidt - ICS-ULisboa)

Science in the support of political decision

Governance - from local to global

Food and sustainability

How to communicate sustainability

Module III - The role of companies in the implementation of sustainability (BCSD Portugal)

Economic and management models: current and emerging

The Green Economy and the Circular Economy

Sustainability and ethics in Corporate Governance models

The tools available for sustainable management

Finance and sustainability


A field visit will be organized to provide direct contact with a concrete experience.


Shown interest for the heme

 Working positions that require the integration of sustainability and the articulation between environmental, social and economic aspects

Featured CV



Registration until 04/30/19: 250 €
Registration after 04/30/19: 350 €
Payment upon registration: 30 € (deductible from tuition)

ICS Community and Partners: 50% off on Tuition

The fee paid upon registration is non-refundable

The school will only be held if the necessary quorum is reached.

Coordenador Externo 
João Wengorovius Meneses
BCSD Portugal – Conselho Empresarial para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável
Susana Fonseca