3rd International Forum on CSR, Sustainability and Circular Economy “Sustainable Business and Education – Now!"

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The beginning of 2020ies calls for changes in global economy and education. COVID-19, especially, poses pressure in re-thinking ways of education, sustainable economy and our impact in society. Higher education institutions have crucial role in educating change makers and new leaders. In this Forum we outline ways to make this true in cooperation with international and national networks - now fully online.



Wednesday 25.11.2020 at 12:00 – 14:30 CET / 13:00 - 15:30 Finnish time

12:00 CET / 13:00 Welcoming words

Host of the session Dr. Eveliina Asikainen 

Vice President Dr. Kirsi Viskari TAMK

Professor Dr. Theo Bosma, Chief Internationalising Officer, THUAS

12:15 – 13:00 CET / 13:15-14:00 Key-note speech

Mr Kari Herlevi, Project Director, Circular Economy: 

Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

Sustainable Business and Education Now!



13:00-13:10 CET /14:00-14.10 Music/Video presentation

13:10-13:20 CET / 14.10-14.20 Break

13:20-14:00 CET / 14.20-15.00 Key-note speech

Ms Meri Löyttyniemi, Senior advisor, Sustainability, Aalto University 

Sustainable Higher Education – the Aalto University Way


14:00-14:30 CET / 15.00-15.30 Concluding remarks

Dr. Eeva-Liisa Viskari, Impact Leader, Tampere University of Applied Sciences



Thursday 26.11.2020 at 9:00-12:00 CET / 10:00-13:00 Finnish time

9:00 – 9:15 CET/ 10:00 - 10:15 Introduction to workshops

9:00-10.45 CET/10:15-11.45 Workshops 

Hosted by university partners

10:45-11:00 CET/11:45-12.00 Break

11:00-11:45 CET/12:00-12.45 Concluding the workshops

Hosts of the workshops will summarize the results

11.45-12:00 CET/12.45-13:00 Closing the event

The way forward


Please, note that the programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the forum.


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Further information

Eeva-Liisa Viskari, eeva-liisa.viskari@tuni.fi
Eveliina Asikainen, eveliina.asikainen@tuni.fi
Noora Kahra, noora.kahra@tuni.fi