Growth and development are not the same. As organizations and societies develop the ability to secure more of the resources they need (and not just grow their consumption), sustainability increases in importance. Both the sustainability of their operating and financial models, as well as the sustainability of our shared human, social and environmental capital. Beyond the 16 substantive goals of ending extreme poverty and hunger, improving human well-being, and reversing the worst of environmental degradation, the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lists a unique 17th...
Tan Jia Hao (SUTD-SMU Class of 2019)
Vani Swarupa Murali (BSocSc Class of 2017)
The latest edition of Political Science Study Mission (PSSM) to Europe aimed to produce a report on the perceptions of the European Union (EU) by diplomats from the Brussels representations of ASEAN member states. Ours was the first ever SMU-X project to take place outside Singapore.
The main purpose of this exercise was to facilitate a better relationship between the EU and ASEAN member states by generating a greater understanding of Southeast Asians’ perceptions of the EU and their interaction with...