Iscte renews its ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and NP 4469 certification by Bureau Veritas.

The certification demonstrates Iscte commitment to implementing a quality, environmental and social responsibility management system and continuous improvement.

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Iscte has a New Social Responsibility Certification

In its 48th anniversary, Iscte reinforced its institutional commitment to sustainability through a second certification, now for the dimension of the Social Responsibility management system, according to the Portuguese standard NP 4469: 2019.


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Iscte publishes its first Sustainability Report

Sustainability is an important priority for us. We know that social and environmental impacts are a result from our action.

Iscte publishes for the first time the Sustainability Report, exposing our performance in different dimensions: Planet, People and Prosperity. It reflects our institutional responsibility in promoting sustainability, in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

The Report follows the guidelines of the Global Report Initiative (GRI), an organization whose mission is to develop and disseminate standards for the preparation of sustainability reports and which guarantees the quality of the information reported. 

Check here the Iscte's 2018/2019 Sustainability Report Highlights. For a more sustainable world.

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Environmental Certification of Iscte

Since December 13th 2018, Iscte is the first Portuguese University with Environmental Certification according to ISO 14001:2015 standard. This is an international recognition that is only awarded to institutions that implement and fully comply with the best environmental practices. In 2018 Iscte also celebrates its 10th consecutive year of the Quality Certification.

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winners of the first edition of Artzero

The winners of the first edition of Artzero was:

1° prize: MicroPlastic in Plate by Rui Dias



2° prize: Libertação às três pancadas of the group T.R.O.L.H.A



17-25 November 2018 - The European Week for Waste Reduction

Iscte joins the European Week for Waste Reduction with the following activities:

November 20 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Visit to the Eco-center of Lumiar (Lisbon), in partnership with valorsul;

November 21 from 9:45 am to 10:30 am – Plogging;

November 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Awareness raising action, in partnership with the Lisbon City Council;

ArtZero Exhibition - ArtZero is an art competition that wants to give new life to what is usually seen as trash

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Exhibition on the Sustainable Development Goals

The exhibition was developed under the project Networks for Development: Global Education for a More Efficient Cooperation and it aims at promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).


From November 15 to December 20 2018 at the tunnel between Seda Nunes Building and Building II.

Sustainability Policy

Iscte commitments to promote sustainability in the context of all its activities.

Reusable Water Bottles

Why should each of us use only one bottle to drink water?

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