The current paradigms in our economic model, which is based on a linear production model, including all its shortcomings, such as environmental problems and social exclusion, are highlighted in this module. Through practical exercises on GDP, carbon footprint, LCA (Life Cycle Analyses) and degradation time of materials, students gain insight into existing situations and inspiration to shift their focus to a sustainable future.

Key concepts

  • How today’s global economy works and why we need to change it
  • Examining the world economy and the impact of globalisation
  • Shift from the global economy to sustainability
  • Footprint analysis and ecological impact
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