Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

2019 Edition
| Editors: Walter Leal Filho

Sustainability Literacy Test

  • Aurélien DecampsEmail author
  • Jean-Christophe Carteron
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11352-0_382

Definition

Sulitest is an international movement led by an independent NonGovernmental Organization (NGO) whose mission is to support expanded sustainability knowledge, skills, and mind-set that motivate individuals to become deeply committed to building a sustainable future and to making informed and effective decisions. Sulitest develops a set of online tools (https://www.sulitest.org) to raise awareness and to improve understanding of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda.

Introduction

Sustainability and education have been increasingly intertwined from the creation of UNESCO in 1945 to the adoption of the 2030 Agenda’s 17 SDGs in September 2015. Education plays a major role in empowering individuals and future decision-makers so that they are able to face the complex and key challenges of the twenty-first century, including enabling change and collectively building a sustainable future. Higher education has an important role to play in this agenda by...

Keywords

Sustainability literacy Sulitest SDG Awareness Tools Community 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.KEDGE Business School – SulitestTalenceFrance

Section editors and affiliations

  • Petra Molthan-Hill
    • 1
  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamUK