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"I support initiatives like the Sustainability Management School because I find the work that is being done and the innovation it brings invaluable. It's really crucial in this day and age to move away from blaming and shaming, and to focus on innovation instead. I believe that this School provides an important step towards teaching people how to do so."

Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart
Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University and Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart

"I congratulate the initiative of SUMAS! Today, man is creating wealth, but we cannot manage people, resources and the environment as before. Therefore, we must rethink modes of production and resource management. The need for change is only going to grow. Make the right educational choice now by selecting SUMAS!"

Prof. Dr. Philippe Viallon
University of Strasbourg, France

Prof. Dr. Philippe Viallon

Sustainability is the future. at Sumas sustainability is YOUR future!

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Why Sustainability Management School?

The aim of the SUMAS is to educate socially responsible global decision makers of the future who will make a real difference in the world. Its purpose is to deliver an innovative mix of sound business knowledge and a deep understanding of sustainable development.

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Why Sustainability?

A sustainable future is no longer an option or a choice, it has become a necessity. Coming generations of managers will have to re-think business practices to permit a sustainable impact on the environment, on economic development, and on society at large.

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Why Switzerland?

Studying in Switzerland provides a unique opportunity for learning Swiss values such as integrity, respect for the environment, and tolerance for diversity. SUMAS is a business school based totally on sustainability and it is the first of its kind.

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The Campus

The headquarters of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Gland, Switzerland, provides the perfect environment for this unique experience of studying at SUMAS.
This innovative building, inaugurated in June 2010, is certified MINERGIE ECO-P and aims at the highest level of US LEED certification.

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