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Individuals concerned with the depletion of the earth’s resources may consider a program in sustainable economic studies. Students may learn to address the long-term impact of the economy on the environment by examining the relationships between people, the planet and business practices.

The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")

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Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences

The master Innovative Dairy Chain Management from Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Sciences focuses on the international dairy chain from grass to glass. Gradua ... [+]

The International dairy sector

The master Innovative Dairy Chain Management focuses on the international dairy chain from grass to glass. Graduates of this master contribute to the renewal of professional practice in the dairy chain and bridge the gap between theory and practice. They are capable of mainstreaming, stimulating and implementing technical and organisational changes that lead to increased governance, efficiency and sustainability of the entire chain. Changing market conditions such as fluctuating milk prices, supply and demand, changing milk quality standards, critical awareness of the society and new technologies are some of the challenges the sector is facing. This master delivers professionals competent and available for the international dairy sector.... [-]

Netherlands Leeuwarden
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Utrecht University

This two-year Master’s program is aimed at students who want to contribute to the design of the solutions needed to achieve an environmentally and socially accountable so ... [+]

About

This two-year Master’s program is aimed at students who want to contribute to the design of the solutions needed to achieve an environmentally and socially accountable society. In this program, you will learn how to analyze the processes associated with change and will consider the short and long-term management of these processes on local and global levels.

Multidisciplinary perspective

This program is suitable for candidates who want to study and solve societal sustainability issues from a multidisciplinary perspective. The program is of particular interest to students who are willing to broaden their perspectives through collaboration and interaction with students who bring to the programming knowledge of other natural and social science disciplines.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Utrecht University

As part of this two-year Master’s program in Sustainable Business and Innovation, you will learn about sustainability challenges and the technological and other options t ... [+]

About

As part of this two-year Master’s program in Sustainable Business and Innovation, you will learn about sustainability challenges and the technological and other options that businesses can use to work in a more environmentally and socially friendly manner. By reviewing the academic literature and theory, real-life examples, and business case studies, you will acquire insight into the behavior of organizations, including processes of organizational change and innovation.

Growing societal demand

Businesses increasingly face significant challenges and opportunities from environmental issues such as climate change, energy, and water and social issues such as labor and human rights, corruption, and transparency. Stakeholders in these businesses – including governments, shareholders, business customers, local communities, consumers, employees, and NGOs – are demanding that companies become more focused on sustainability for themselves and the communities they impact. As a graduate with the knowledge and skills to develop sustainable business practices, you will have excellent career prospects across multiple sectors and industries.... [-]

Netherlands Utrecht
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics

This specialisation focuses on how financial institutions and organisations can implement sustainability in ways that allow them to reach their strategic goals. ... [+]

MSc International Business: Sustainable Finance

What duty do financial institutions and corporations have to engage in long-term sustainable development? How can they balance this with the wishes of shareholders, when these are focused on the short term? How can benchmarks on the sustainability performance of investments lead to higher returns? And crucially, how can sustainability challenges be turned into competitive advantages? This specialisation focuses on how financial institutions and organisations can implement sustainability in ways that allow them to reach their strategic goals. You take a multidisciplinary approach – management, corporate strategy, accounting, reporting, marketing and more – to issues such as sustainable banking, investing, real estate and microcredit. You consider how the financial market is organised and how, within this mainstream framework, companies can be more sustainable. How can sustainability profitably be achieved today and in the future? Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics (SBE) is the world leader in sustainable finance. The Finance Department is internationally recognised for the cutting-edge research it was doing in this field long before it landed on the agenda of America’s Ivy League schools and other European institutions. The department also founded two leading institutes for sustainable finance research: the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE) and the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). These institutes collaborate with pension funds, rating agencies, corporations, and regulators to conduct research and develop tools that matter to practitioners. In a nutshell, SBE was the source and remains the hub of this field worldwide. In this... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus