Business Opportunity Recognition in Sustainable Development Goals’ Symposium

“Business Opportunity Recognition in Sustainable Development Goals’ Symposium” organized by the SDG4BIZ project consortium is available on

The symposium was organized on May 24, 2022 by the SDG4BIZ Project coordinator Metropolia UAS, a part of the project “Knowledge Alliance for Business Opportunities in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG4BIZ)”, funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU. SDG4BIZ creates, tests, and disseminates a curriculum and training material on recognizing and realizing the business opportunities in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The consortium has been creating training material with highly innovative pedagogical solutions that support mobile, micro-learning pedagogy and enhance knowledge dissemination via an online learning platform. It will increase teachers, students, and company staff competencies in identifying and realizing business growth potential in areas of SDGs. 

Programme of the Symposium included presentations from the consortium team: 

10:00-10:15 Metropolia’s approach to sustainability, Elli Ojala (Metropolia UAS, Finland)     

10:15-10:25 Introduction of the SDG4BIZ project, Michael Keaney (Metropolia UAS, Finland)

10:25-10:35 SDG Business Opportunity Recognition, SDG4BIZ, Anette Kairikko (Haaga-Helia UAS, Finland)

10:35-10:45 Food and Agriculture, SDG4BIZ, Cagri Bulut (Yasar University, Turkey)

10:45-10:55 Cities, SDG4BIZ, Pili Alonzo (TKNIKA, Spain)

10:55-11:05 Energy and Materials, SDG4BIZ, Francesco Pulejo (FENICE, Italy)

11:05-11:15 Health and Well-being, SDG4BIZ, Marianne Pitkäjärvi (Metropolia UAS, Finland)

11:15-11:30 Sustainability at Business Finland, Olga Vartiainen (Business Finland, Finland)