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FACTIVISM

- Get your facts straight -

The Act Sustainable 2021 Theme is: Factivism

Before we can have constructive discussions on what we ought to do. We need to make sure we have an agreement on what actually is and what isn’t.  And step one towards that agreement starts here: Get your facts straight!

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Factivism and the Global Goals

This year’s theme is as relevant and important as ever and carries a great academic tradition. Through knowledge and a better understanding of the world, we have the tools to shape and change it, to be something better. Agenda 2030 and the Global Goals are an attempt at making things better with a holistic approach never before seen on this scale. We all have to chip in with research, practice and action.

 

Get your facts straight, and be a Factivist!

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Global Goals campaign #Factivism

Explore - Learn - Act!

What are the facts about the Global Goals? Is Sweden actually doing its part to realize the Agenda 2030?

 

On the Goal Tracker Platform you can find out how one might measure such a performance, and assess Sweden’s contribution.

Sustainable development in academia

Get your facts, learn, and asses! As a student you have the right to
know what your university is doing and have the opportunity to
influence it´s decisions.

What is sustainable development according to Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg? What is the role and responsibility of science and academia in shaping the world?

Learn from each other, act together

Some say that reason is an isolated process. The lonesome thinker chiselling out the perfect argument. Others say it´s a group process flowing with creativity. Arguments crashing, new ideas and perspectives adding to the ever-growing canvas.

 

However it may be, action for change is best carried out together. Students and student unions have a proud tradition of changing the academic institutions, sometimes even the world, through collective action.

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Act Sustainable is Chalmers University of Technology´s and the University of Gothenburg´s annual sustainability week for students, researchers, teachers and staff. The aim is to bring the universities closer together in multidisciplinary perspectives on sustainable
development through inspiration, and knowledge.