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April 22, 2021

High School Student Considering a Career in Sustainability? This Program is for You.

Are you a high school student that wants a career in sustainability? You know why you should study sustainability, and why you should choose a career in sustainability, but you’re…
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April 16, 2021

Why you Should Choose a Career in Sustainability

Sustainability is essential to our ability to survive as a species. As more concern grows for the state of the planet and more evidence is released at the urgency with…
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March 26, 2021

SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT | What You Need To Know

Our programs in Sustainability Management offer in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of business administration, its challenges, and how to strategically incorporate sustainable practices into everyday business operations. The aim of…
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March 12, 2021

4 Major On-campus And Online Education Differences

The recent pandemic has resulted in an increased number of online educational institutes and has compelled people to join an online school for the continuation of their studies. Ever since then there…
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March 8, 2021

Are Multinational Corporations Becoming More Sustainable?

Sustainability is increasingly becoming a critical requirement for multinational corporations who have often been highlighted as being primary contributors towards unsustainable practices in the environment and society. According to the…
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February 17, 2021

Sustainable Fashion Influencers and Accounts to Follow

Here at SUMAS, we are well known for our theoretical and practical, sustainable fashion degrees and courses. If you are interested in sustainable fashion, we highly encourage you to take…
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February 12, 2021

Sustainable Fashion Management | What You Need to Know

Our programs in Sustainable Fashion Management aim to help you understand the key sustainability challenges and opportunities within the fashion industry. These programs provide in-depth knowledge about the core issues…
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January 29, 2021

Applying to SUMAS

    Applying to a new course or degree can be stressful. Especially if you are uncertain about the application requirements. On our website, we have tried our best to…
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January 18, 2021

The Benefits of SUMAS Online Programs

Last year the world took a drastic turn through COVID-19, and with that businesses, and studies moved online. While we are excited to welcome back our on-campus students, we would…
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January 15, 2021

Six Tips for Navigating the Job Search in 2021

In 2019, the unemployment rate in countries using the euro currency increased from 8.0% to 8.1% in just a few months in the 2nd half of 2020, with a total…
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January 8, 2021

Sustainability 101 – Why is Social Inclusion Important?

Welcome back to our 2nd installment of Sustainability 101, an educational partnership with The Sustainable Mag, a digital magazine about sustainability started by a SUMAS student and alumnus. Every month,…
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December 30, 2020

What We Learned in 2020: Reflections from SUMAS Staff and Students

  2020 was a challenging year for everyone: a global pandemic, a deepening climate emergency, and many other social and environmental crises coming to the fore. As with any major…
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December 9, 2020

Sustainability 101 : What is Sustainability

We are excited to launch our new blog column, Sustainability 101, in partnership with The Sustainable Mag, a digital magazine about sustainability started by a SUMAS student and alumnus. Every month,…
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November 23, 2020

To Black Friday? A Guide for Brands and Individuals wanting to do Black Friday the Ethical Way

It’s that time of year: Black Friday specials are trending online. Even amidst a pandemic, Black Friday remains one of the biggest shopping holidays of the year.  Black Friday, on…
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November 2, 2020

Five Inspiring Examples of a Green Recovery from COVID-19

The outbreak of a global pandemic, a deepening climate emergency, and many other social and environmental crises showing face in 2020 have led people to view the year as a…
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October 12, 2020

5 Big Reasons To Opt For A Degree In Sustainability Management

    In the ever-evolving world, it has gotten progressively hard to pick an examination field and calling. If you converse with anybody that has been in this position, they…
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September 29, 2020

How Tomorrow’s Sustainability Leaders Can Help from Past Victories and Traps?

    “To me, a leader is someone who holds her- or himself accountable for finding potential in people and processes. And so, what I think is really important is…
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August 7, 2020

5 Sustainable Tourism Books For The Conscious Traveller

  The magic of travelling, exposing oneself to new cultures and experiences, can be a powerful experience for many people. At the same time, when travelling you can often witness…
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July 20, 2020

8 Ways Hikers Can Be Respectful And Sustainable

  As you take in the great outdoors in an adventurous hike, it’s easy to get lost in nature and or run into unintended predicaments, if you don’t have the…
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June 18, 2020

5 Ways Technology Can Help You Lead A Sustainable Lifestyle

  For those looking for more sustainable ways of living, technology is increasingly providing tools and techniques to help achieve this. From apps that help you to buy more environmentally-friendly…
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June 4, 2020

BLACK LIVES MATTER

This is a serious post with a serious topic and issue. Please do not ignore this post and spread the word. Through this post I hope to provide tips and…
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May 26, 2020

Essential Guide For Travel Lovers

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May 26, 2020

The Best Safaris To See The ‘Big Five’ In Africa

    The Big Five is an inheritance from a tragic past. As a concept, of course. 'The big fives' said by those white hunters who took advantage of the…
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April 22, 2020

The Importance of Understanding Your Target Audience

There are endless benefits to truly understanding your target audience. Taking the time to research this element of your business can boost sales conversions and help your business work more…
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March 22, 2020

Activism During COVID-19

Even though we are going though an extremely difficult and painful time right now with the COVID-19 virus on the loose, it does not mean we can put aside other…
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March 13, 2020

7 Powerful Ways to Enjoy Sustainable Travel Adventures

Being sustainable has never been more important than it is today, and people all over the world are starting to look at what they are going in their day-to-day lives…
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March 3, 2020

What’s in Your Cosmetics? The beauty industry and its ingredients

In one of the recent SUMAS blog posts; The beauty industry: How sustainable is it? Discover 5 Sustainable Beauty Brands , we took a look at cosmetics packaging was discussed. As…
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March 2, 2020

Sustainable fashion: PATAGONIA

Two days ago I had an amazing opportunity to visit the Patagonia store here in Milano and talk to some of the workers who have been there for more than…
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March 2, 2020

How to Reduce Your Business’ Environmental Footprint

Climate Change not only affects the lives of everyday people but also their spending. Reducing the carbon footprint of your business creates opportunity while keeping conscious of sustainability. Here are…
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March 2, 2020

Seven Books about Sustainability and Environmental Justice to Read in 2020

Looking to educate yourself on matters of sustainability and environmental justice? Start with this short, but diverse range of books on the topic:1.Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for…
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February 28, 2020

5 reasons you should study at the new SUMAS campus in Milan

SUMAS launched its new campus on 1st December 2019 in Milan, a city known for its top quality universities, fashion and culture. The campus is located at the innovation and…
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February 10, 2020

The beauty industry: How sustainable is it? Discover 5 Sustainable Beauty Brands

In the previous articles on sumas.ch, sustainable fashion was often discussed. More precisely, sustainability within the fashion industry. However, fashion is not the only important industry that is concerned with…
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February 5, 2020

Milan Fall/Winter Fashion Week 2020: How sustainable will it be?

Fashion week has recently started in New York and will be followed by London, Milan and Paris. In the past seasons, sustainability was always a concern. Brands showed considerable interest…
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January 28, 2020

4 Tips: Successful Online Studies With SUMAS

The Sustainability Management School, located in Gland, Switzerland as well as Milan, Italy, offers on campus and online programs in Sustainability Management, Sustainable Hospitality, Sustainable Fashion, Sustainable Tourism and Finance…
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January 27, 2020

Discover 4 Sustainable Fashion Brands

Nowadays, sustainability is at the center of most conversations, whether we talk environment, business or fashion. The next generation leaders will be part of Generation Z (born in the late…
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January 21, 2020

10 ways to make 2020 your most sustainable year yet

2020 is the year for meaningful socio-environmental action. Here are 10 ways to make this year (and beyond) your most sustainable year yet:   1.Address your diet (and call for…
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January 14, 2020

Thailand experiential camp experience

In addition to the enchanting natural scenery and delicious food, Thailand is also rich in companies that have decided to build their business on the concept of sustainability. Therefore, a…
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December 19, 2019

How to have a sustainable Christmas: six tips to make your holiday more eco-friendly

Christmas can be a magical and fun time spent with those we love. However, Christmas is often also a time of excessive consumption, over-indulgence and unnecessary waste for those in…
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November 5, 2019

Sustainable hospitality and why it matters

“The hotel industry must reduce its carbon emissions by 66% by 2030 and 90% by 2050.” This was the finding of a study commissioned by the International Tourism Partnership in…
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October 3, 2019

Unpacking sustainability leadership in light of the upcoming UN Summit

UN Secretary-General António Guterres is convening a summit to commence on the 21st of September 2019 in order to hold world leaders accountable to the goals set out in the Paris agreement and…
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September 9, 2019

Interview with Miruna Manole, a SUMAS graduate in Sustainable Luxury

The sectors of luxury fashion and hospitality can wield massive influence over their customers, who in many cases can be fairly influential in their own capacities. How-ever both these industries…
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July 15, 2019

How youth around the world are leading the call for Climate Action

In October of 2018 the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report outlining the urgency for unprecedented action and changes needed within the next 12-years in order…
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July 15, 2019

5 Reasons to Study in Switzerland

If you are considering studying abroad or are simply considering studying in Switzerland, here are five reasons why choosing to study in Switzerland may just be one of the best…
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July 15, 2019

Leading the Way in Sustainable Fashion

Clothes are an everyday necessity and for many a central part of self-expression and creativity. Fashion, however, is a dirty business. The current fast-paced production of clothes is incredibly resource…
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June 13, 2019

Leading the Way in Sustainable Fashion

In October of 2018 the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report outlining the urgency for unprecedented action and changes needed within the next 12-years in order…
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June 13, 2019

The Future of Sustainable luxury

For more than a decade the concept of “sustainable luxury” has been afoot. Sustainable luxury can relate to all kinds of luxury brands, from fashion to hospitality. Rather than offering…
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February 7, 2019

7 Reasons to Study Sustainability

In the ever-changing world, it has become increasingly difficult to choose a study field and profession. If you talk to anyone that has been in this position, they will tell…
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January 22, 2019

Millennials and their Impact on Sustainability

Millennials* have been the debate of researchers and marketers alike for some time. Are they a generation guilty of self-entitlement and technology-addiction? Or are they an influential generation making waves…
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January 8, 2019

30 Interesting Facts about Sustainability

“Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages,…
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January 7, 2019

Sustainability Statistics Worth Knowing in 2019

Facts and figures are an imperative part of reaching an understanding of a topic. Statistics, “sets of mathematical equations that we use to analyze”, provide us with a quantifiable way…
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December 20, 2018

5 Examples of Sustainable Development

Wind Energy Solar Energy Crop Rotation Water efficient fixtures Green Spaces For too long, economic growth and development has come at an environmental and social cost. Since the dawn of…
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December 11, 2018

Top 6 Careers in Sustainability

The need for a more sustainable world is growing. As such, the need for professionals who specialise in sustainability is equally becoming more important. This is evident by: The amount…
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November 23, 2018

Unpacking the Business Case for Sustainability

No one can deny that embarking on a sustainability journey is something all businesses should do. With growing resource volatility, species extinction and concerns around climate change and global warming,…
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October 24, 2018

4 Sustainable Marketing Lessons

Sustainable Marketing is not a new concept. Like traditional marketing, sustainable marketing aims to connect with the consumer in a meaningful way. It asks the consumer to believe in their…
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September 25, 2018

What it means to be a Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) in 2018

Sustainability and its role in business has seen a fundamental shift in recent years. Companies are seeing the impact of sustainability, or lack of it, on their bottom line, they…
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August 10, 2018

Top 6 Podcasts Inspiring Sustainability in 2018

From strategic sustainability thinking to healthy eating, this list will keep you engaged on the topic of Sustainability for the upcoming months. Finding the perfect podcast is not easy. We…
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July 19, 2018

4 Innovations Shaping Sustainability in 2018

For the last two decades, we have seen businesses develop new and exciting products rooted in sustainability aiming for social, environmental as well as economic value. These innovations can vary…
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June 26, 2018

SUMAS on SDG no 5: Gender Equality UN-Local Russian Network

  Transcript "Ladies and Gentlemen, I wish to thank my partners of the United Nations Global Compact, local network Russia for inviting me to share my thoughts about gender equality…
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June 18, 2018

Understanding Sustainability

The root of the word sustainability basically means to keep something going. In itself, it has many different meanings, but what interests us is how it is applied to human…
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June 5, 2018

Ensuring Sustainability in Industry

Author: Dr. Hans Bender, former VP Procter & Gamble, Professor at the Sustainability Management School Industry’s role is to provide valued goods and services to individuals and society at large.…
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March 6, 2018

PUBLIC TRANSPORT SUMAS TIP – Tips and Tricks

PUBLIC TRANSPORT SUMAS TIP - Tips and Tricks The public transport network here is one of the best in Europe. You will find that most of the population, including the…
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March 6, 2018

BULLS PUB IN ALL IT’S GLORY!

It is absolutely no secret that as a SUMAS student, our favorite get together spot happens to be the well located Bulls Pub situated right by the train station in…
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March 6, 2018

Bhutan Diary: My Personal Experience

Gross National Happiness, or more commonly called GNH, was invented by the fourth dragon king of Bhutan: Jigme Singye Wangchuck, in the year 1972. It was originally coined to serve…
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March 5, 2018

PRE-ARRIVAL CHECKLIST & SAFETY TIPS

Tips and Tricks It’s been a looong minute since we’ve posted so what better way to start again than with a new beginning? There is 1 month left until we…
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March 28, 2017

SUMAS at ITU, the United Nations Specialized Agency

ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), organized a special and inspiring event under the name “ITU at glance” for SUMAS students. The presentation was…
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October 27, 2015

WELCOME TO THE SUMAS BLOG!

WELCOME TO THE SUMAS BLOG! Here you will be able to see more about life at SUMAS, in and out of campus! We will keep you posted on upcoming events,…
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October 27, 2015

MBA IN SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT PIONEER GRADUATE VALENTINA

I completed my MBA in Sustainability Management at SUMAS in February. With a background in Environmental Engineering, this MBA program represented for me an important boost to connect myself with…
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October 27, 2015

PIONEER MBA SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT GRADUATE KINGSON

Being graduated as MBA Sustainability Management student at SUMAS was an excellent opportunity to develop myself and build a career path as a sustainability researcher, social entrepreneur, and as a potential…
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October 27, 2015

FIRST RUSSIAN GREEN FITNESS RATING

FIRST RUSSIAN GREEN FITNESS RATING Dear Sustainable Management School blog’s readers, I'm a future student of Sustainable Management School and I am glad to present sustainable project that I’m coordinating…