Business & Sustainable Development

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26.9.2018 - 28.9.2018

Time: September 26, 2018 – September 28, 2018 (22 lessons/a 45min)
Course leader: Adrian Braun, Entrepreneur & Researcher


The “Business and Sustainable Development” course aims to provide a conceptual framework to get insights in the most relevant issues with respect to ecological and social challenges of business actors in the Northern latitudes of the globe. Mining, oil & gas extraction, forestry, tourism and traditional livelihoods just like fishery are in focus as they carry strong relevance in terms of ecological footprints and the well-being of Arctic societies. Participants will learn the major sustainability challenges of the Arctic and global economy. The 3-day course outlines pathways how to manage sustainability inside a company and what tools can be used to implement environmental management, social responsibility and corporate governance frameworks. Participants will gain a better understanding how to execute business responsibilities and what a sustainability strategy requires. The course is amongst others of interest for people who seek career paths as sustainability coordinator or environmental manager, but also to everybody, who is just interested in the Northern and global economic, ecological and social challenges of our time.


Course language: English
Course participation requirements: No specific prerequisites
Course Certificate: Participation certificate will be issued after completion of the course
Course fee: 900,- EUR (Double package available by booking this course in connection with “Business & Sustainable Development”, Double package fee 1.500,- EUR)
Registration within September 7, 2018:
Before September 7, a full refund possible. Up to 50 % refund is possible before September 19. No refund will be possible after September 20.

Please note that the course will take place with a minimum of 8 registered participants and a maximum of 20 participants.

For further information, please contact course leader Adrian Braun, Entrepreneur & Business Consultant – Founder Arctic Values/ Researcher in Economics & Social Science
Arctic Values Website:


Visit Rovala at the Arctic Circle! Rovala Community College is the perfect location in Rovaniemi to experience the spirit of Lapland and to get to know the developments in a fast-pacing business environment in the age of sustainability!



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