31.10.2023 more than 100 participants visited conference “Sustainability in Action” which was held at the Turiba University, Latvia, Riga.
On the morning the same day a Memorandum of Commitment to Sustainable Business in the Food Service Industry was signed. It was signed by the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, the Latvian Restaurant Association, the Latvian Hotel and Restaurant Association, the Latvian Traders Association, the Confederation of Latvian Employers, the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Latvian Corporate Social Responsibility Platform, Turiba University, Vidzeme University, Latvia University of Biosciences and Technologies, SIA “Reaton”, SIA “Gemoss”, SIA “Cido Grupa”, SIA “LIETAS MD”.
In afternoon special session was organised for the educators and trainers to explore methods how to teach sustainable entrepreneurship. Second session as organised as competition for the students’ researches on sustainable tourism. You can watch recording of the Conference (morning session) HERE.
TEACHING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
Anželika Krastiņa, Senior lecturer at Lapland University of Applied sciences, ERASMUS+ project SECA expert, Finland
SUSTAINABLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT – FUTURE PERSPECTIVE
Kaspars Rožkalns, LLC “UPB nams”, CEO
REALITY AND CHALLENGES OF SUSTAINABILITY
Agnese Alksne-Bensone, NGO “CSR Latvia” co-founder, Sustainability partners, Ltd. board member
International cooperation and initiatives for sustainable business, Kristīne Neimane, Head of project department of Turiba University, Latvia
Sustainable Entrepreneurship teaching tools in practice – sharing thoughts from Aachen, Germany, Prof. Dr. Constanze Chwallek & Lara Nawrath from Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Sustainable Entrepreneurship teaching tools in practice – Extempore masterclass from Finland, led by Anželika Krastiņa, Senior Lecturer with team from Lapland University of Applied sciences
Challenges of teaching practical sustainability in hospitality in an Era of transformation, Jaime Hervas Muñoz-Torrero, Sustainability and Rooms Division Lecturer at Les Roches