oikos oikos strengthens action competence for sustainable development among tomorrow’s decision makers.
oikos is an international student-driven organization for sustainable economics and management. Founded in 1987 in Switzerland, we today empower future leaders to drive change towards sustainability worldwide.
Our efforts and initiatives aim to embed environmental and social perspectives at faculties of economics and management and thereby transform education.
The heart of our organization are our student members that turn ideas into action in currently close to 40 oikos chapters around the world, more than 1000 members engaged in around 200 projects per year. They are supported by a global community of oikos alumni, advisors, faculty, and partners, as well as an international team based in Switzerland.
PROGRAM DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS
Our programs embed environmental and social perspectives in faculties for economics and management. They comprise conferences, seminars, speeches, simulation games and other initiatives to transform teaching and research. They promote the integration of sustainability in curricula. And they provide platforms for learning, creating and sharing solutions.
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SUPPORTING VENTURES IN THESE SECTORS
- Civic Participation
- Clean and Green Technology
- Disaster Recovery
- Distribution / Supply Chain
- Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation
- Environment, Climate Change
- Fair Trade, Organic Products
- Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance
- Food and Nutrition
- Sanitation, Waste Management
supporting ventures in these regions
- Central Asia
- Latin America
- Middle East / North Africa
- Southeast Asia
- Subsaharan Africa
- US, Canada
TYPES OF COMPANIES ACCEPTED