Case study: Promoting reflection and behaviour change towards sustainability
Together with TU Dublin, we produced a case study showing why they started using Sulitest, how the team chose to do it and the impact already noticed. With students, they use Sulitest followed by a reflective piece, which “allows students to deeply think about sustainable development, explore the issues and what they mean to them.” This has pushed candidates to go beyond awareness towards action. In one of the courses, the professor asked the students, “‘have you changed any aspects of your lives due to this assignment?’ 78% of students said yes,” showing how the Sulitest tools can be used to promote a sustainable mindset AND behaviour change.
Full Case Study available here: [PDF]
Informative and engaging presentation from Bobby McCormac at Development Perspectives on the SDGs for TU Dublin as part of Green week. Great to hear of the actions we can take to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs and the inspiring work of @devperspectives
Many thanks to Àine Martin from Hotel Doolin who gave our students an inspiring presentation. The Staff and Management of Hotel Doolin are committed to reducing water, energy and waste as well as purchasing locally. Its three P’s are People, Planet and Profit and our aims are to Reduce, Re-use & Recycle! The Green Hospitality Programme aims to reduce the carbon footprint of the hotel. Hotel Doolin is Ireland’s only certified carbon neutral hotel.
In a bid to do better for its guests, community and local environment, the hotel staff founded a Green Team in 2012. The team established three main aims:
- To reduce the hotel’s carbon footprint
- To review and improve its involvement with the community
- To increase the hotel’s social responsibility
“Community and people are a key part of our culture here in Hotel Doolin and protecting the stunning environment where we’re so lucky to work and live in is a key part of our ethos”,
explains Áine Martin, the Green Team Leader, and the hotel’s HR and Purchasing Manager.