Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center

Empower for Progress

As the world grows afflicted by challenges such as inequality, climate change, human trafficking, poverty, deforestation and food waste, we feel the urge to make a stop to this and challenge the way to do things. Steer leadership to social innovation, so we can gradually make the world safer, more social and eco-friendly, and create a positive impact in the way people live.

Leadership for Impact (LFI) is Nova SBE´s Knowledge Center dedicated to make a change in societal grand challenges: an ambitious objective that is worth taking. That's why we focus on positive leadership research, knowledge and insights that drive society towards progress and join forces with key partners. How? By conducting social innovation projects and spreading the word that we need to take action for a better and more sustainable world.  

Whats's happening

Events

Better Governance: Giving Value Back to Stakeholders
27 Nov '18
Seminars | Tuesday Better Governance: Giving Value Back to Stakeholders

Next November, Nova SBE Executive Education will launch a thriving discussion on how executive and non-executive directors can create value for stakeholders through sustainable frameworks, while...

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Events

Social Impact Talk With Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord Mbe
24 Oct '18
Seminars | Wednesday Social Impact Talk With Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord Mbe

Humanity is facing grand challenges in health and nutrition. Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord shares his views of a world where disruptive tech innovations help citizens to live an adaptive lifestyle within...

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Events

Social Impact Talk With Stanley Anyetei, Impact Investor At Triodos Investments
22 Nov '18
Seminars | Thursday Social Impact Talk With Stanley Anyetei, Impact Investor At Triodos Investments

Meet international managers that drive real impact throughout their professional or personal experiences! This time we bring you Stanley Anyetei, an investment officer specialized in social impact...

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Whats's happening

News

Nova SBE organizes Social Impact Day
News | 13 November 2018 Nova SBE organizes Social Impact Day

Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE) will organize, on November 13th, the Social Impact Day as part of the Social Impact Experience, that gathers and integrates all opportunities in...

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Nova SBE has come a long way in the social scope

Since 2010, Nova SBE is pushing towards social impact, from new Master’s courses to the creation of Data Science For Social Good Europe, among many other social achievements along the way.

partnerships with social organizations
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partnerships with social organizations
clubs with +100 members contribuiting to social organizations in 2016/2017
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clubs with +100 members contribuiting to social organizations in 2016/2017
students with citizenship and +130 volunteers in 2016/2017
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students with citizenship and +130 volunteers in 2016/2017
interships in social enterprises in 2016/2017
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interships in social enterprises in 2016/2017
courses related with social impact
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courses related with social impact
publications social mission oriented and +70 master thesis in Social Entrepr. (2012/2017)
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publications social mission oriented and +70 master thesis in Social Entrepr. (2012/2017)

Now, Leadership for Impact has become the focal point

Since January 2018, the Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center is leading the way in Nova SBE´s ecosystem to face societal problems. In the next 5 years, LFI will be addressing the following social issues based on Sustainable Development Goals:

  • Integration of people with disability - SDG 10
  • Transparency in the social sector - SDG 16
  • Education for a global economy - SDG 4
  • Food waste reduction - SDG 12

 

 

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Flagship initiatives
Projects

Flagship initiatives

In Leadership for Impact we apply and share knowledge to foster social change and make our world more empathic and sustainable. We’ve had our hands full with all our projects. Take a closer look and see what we’ve been working on.

Come and take a dive into social innovation
Events

Come and take a dive into social innovation

Want to be immersed in leadership and social innovation knowledge? We hold conferences and seminars with national and international-renowned lecturers. Annually we organize the Leadership & Society Forum. Feel free to join us at our events.

Leadership and social innovation wisdom
Publications

Leadership and social innovation wisdom

Years of research and knowledge in numerous publications by our faculty members. Check their work in the link below.

Who is behind our Knowledge Center
People

Who is behind our Knowledge Center

A leading team makes all the difference. We have highly qualified and enthusiastic people working to make an impact. Get to know their profiles.