The Club

About Us

oikos Lisbon is the social and environmental student club from Nova School of Business and Economics and the Portuguese chapter of oikos international, a student-led international organization that promotes sustainability in economics and management.

At oikos Lisbon we focus on the sustainable development of our campus and on raising awareness about environmental issues to make sustainable practices a standard among our students and our community. 

Our Values & Mission

Promote Sustainability

A constant mission to promote environmental sustainability in all action areas: students, staff and businesses

Affect the Behaviour

The idea of oikos Lisbon is to be a different club. A club whose mission is to educate and affect all to changes in behaviours and generate a greener future

Inform on World paradigms and problems

Inform on current environmental and social challenges through conferences and articles, focusing on the relevance to the target audience and the impact this has on society.

Our Evolution

2011 – Creation of GreenNova, the environmental and social club of Nova SBE

2012 – Start of UGreen – a University network for paper collection in partnership with the Portuguese Food Bank

2014 – Creation of CleanNova – University centre for the development of a strategy to reduce the School’s environmental impact

2015 – New SBE Green – project aiming to certify companies and promote those that have the best environmental practices

2016 – Conferences – First Conference on the Green Economy

2018 – New Campus – assist in the move to the new Carcavelos Campus by working together with the School’s Chief Sustainability Officer

2019 – GreenNova becomes oikos Lisbon, part of a global network of students for sustainability in economics and management

2020 - oikos Lisbon becomes a full chapter - being part of the legislative assembly and having the power to vote on the legislative meetings