Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. Major progress has been made towards increasing access to education at all levels and increasing enrolment rates in schools particularly for women and girls. Basic literacy skills have improved tremendously, yet bolder efforts are needed to make even greater strides for achieving universal education goals. For example, the world has achieved equality in primary education between girls and boys, but few countries have achieved that target at all levels of education.

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Sustainable Education Tools: A Calculator for the Emissions of Greenhouse Effect Compounds

Abstract: This paper describes the use of a calculator for the emissions of Greenhouse Effect Compounds as Sustainable Education Tool, using the case of a major Mexican Transnational company. In 2012 the Climate Change General Law

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Sustainable Development Division Call for Papers for 2020 Conference in New Orleans

Call for AbstractsSustainable Development Track2020 IISE Annual Conference & ExpoHyatt Regency New OrleansNew Orleans, LAMay 30 – June 1, 2020Deadline for abstract submission is November 8, 2019Abstract SubmissionConference Site Dear Colleagues: We invite you to

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Mission Imaginable: Putting ISE principles to work in Haiti

Purdue University graduate Lauren Neder moved to Haiti to help navigate cultural and logistical challenges at Imagine Missions school, and help establish multiple programs to address sustainability in the island nation. Her background in Industrial

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Webinar: Meaningful Metrics, Collaboration, and Student Empowerment in Higher Education

All organizations grapple to find the most effective approaches to achieve the triple bottom line (people, planet, prosperity). Thoughtful decision-making led by a diverse mix of stakeholders can advance an organization’s sustainability, drive continual improvement

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Implementing Sustainability Into Your Existing Lean and Six Sigma Program

Description The best approach to drive sustainability into your company is to incorporate it seamlessly into your existing continuous improvement program, but it won’t happen automatically without some key tips. Learn how to explain sustainability

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Reformulating a Non-Profit Strategy for sustained success

Description Many professionals desire a way to “give back” to their communities. While volunteering and assisting a non-profit organization on the front line is very helpful, many of these organizations can benefit from the skills

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