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The Story of Sustainability - A Course Series

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This course series aims to provide an introduction to the world of sustainability by exploring its origin story and real-world examples from communities and organizations. By the end of the series, learners will be equipped with the necessary tools to understand and take action on sustainability issues. The course covers topics such as the birth of modern sustainability, theories and principles of sustainability, sustainable development goals, sustainable practices worldwide, the economics of sustainability, climate change, and business sustainability. The teaching method involves a 10-part miniseries format with each episode focusing on a specific aspect of sustainability. This course is intended for individuals interested in gaining a foundational understanding of sustainability and its significance in today's world.


Episode 1 : Birth of Modern Sustainability | Sustainable Development | SDG Plus.
Episode 2 : Theories and Principles of Sustainability | Sustainable Development Goals | SDG Plus.
Episode 3 : Origin Story of Millennium Development Goals | MDGs Origin | SDG Plus.
Episode 4: Origin Story of Sustainable Development Goals | Origin of SDGs | SDG Plus.
Episode 5 : Sustainable and Unsustainable Practices from around the Globe | SDG 2030 | SDG Plus.
Episode 6: The 3 Pillars of Sustainability | Sustainable Development | SDG Plus.
Episode 7: Economics of Sustainability | Environmental Sustainability | SDG Plus.
Episode 8: Sustainable Development | Different Approaches to Sustainable Development | SDG Plus.
Episode 9: Climate Change Conference | UNFCCC | SDG Plus.
Episode 10: Business Sustainability | Rethinking Growth | Green Businesses | SDG Plus.

Taught by

Swiss Learning Exchange


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  • Akinniyi Samuel Olayemi
    Was so enlightening and helpful, learnt a whole lot about SDGs and how it came to be, also learnt about the MDG.
    This is a must watch for everyone that wants to help his or her community. Kudos to those that brought this videos together.

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