SDG 1 BLOGS

801, 2020

University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development PhD Program

The University of Bahrain’s PhD program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) focuses on environmental sustainability, with an emphasis on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The program equips students with the knowledge and perspectives needed to answer important questions about diverse environmental problems. Nearly all colleges at the University of [...]
801, 2020

University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development M.Sc. Programs

The University of Bahrain and the Prince’s Foundation (UK) jointly offer a Master’s program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD). The Prince’s Foundation is one of the international establishments specialized in design, planning and urban development that contributes to postgraduate studies in sustainable urbanism in partnership with universities in the [...]
801, 2020

The University Role in Preparing Postgraduate Students in Addressing the United Nation SGDs

The PhD students in the Environmental Sustainability Development Program of the University of Bahrain are working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets. In the course ESD 793, the students were trained to address the contemporary issues related to environmental sustainability. This course enabled them to observe, assess [...]
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SDG 1 RESEARCH

What Drives Remittances from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan? Home Versus Host Country’s Economic Conditions

Authors: Umair M., Waheed A.
Saudi Arabia is the largest source country of remittances to Pakistan since the 1970s. This study examined the impact of home versus host country’s economic conditions on remittances from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan. The ARDL bounds testing is used on the annual data set from 1973 to 2014. The study [...]

Clicks business of deposit-taking institutions: an efficiency analysis

Authors: Shamim F., Yamori N., Anjum S.
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the direct and indirect effects of automated teller machines (ATMs) on the performance and scope economies of the Japanese financial institutions. Design/methodology/approach: Stochastic frontier approach is adopted to estimate banks’ cost and profit efficiency indices and to examine the relationship [...]

Fair trade and ethical consumerism: A complementary perspective

Authors: Elbeshbishi A.N., Al-A'ali E.A.
Fair trade is directed toward enhancing the satisfaction of stakeholders (i.e., producers, employees, consumers, environmental interest groups, and others). Ethical consumerism employs fair trade to fulfill different objectives related to consumers, environmental, and human resources issues. Fair trade can uphold ethical consumerism as well. This chapter attempts to highlight the [...]
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SDG 1 EVENTS

University of Bahrain provides assistance in the local community assisting the start-up of sustainable businesses

The university organizes the Fourth annual forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurship which was held on 21 October 2019 at Sh. Abdulaziz Hall, University of Bahrain. The forum started in 2016 with the aim to encourage potential entrepreneurs to start ventures in the Kingdom of Bahrain. This free event provides entrepreneurs [...]

Donate used clothes and housewares to charity boxes- Distribute food to some workers

A group of UOB Students donate used clothes and housewares to charity boxes. By doing so they helped people meet basic human needs.And that is what students wrote about their project: Having the power to improve the lives of others is a privilege, and one that comes with its own [...]

Recycling Plastics for a wheelchair

Encourage students to contribute in recycling at the same time donate to a charity and contribute to reduce the poverty by providing wheelchair for a student with special need UOB students (Islm 101) collected bottle caps till the end of the course and donated them to get a wheelchair and [...]
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