Sustainability in Finance - SuFi

Project's name: Sustainability in Finance - SuFi

Project's website: www.sufi.fi 

Project's short description: INTERREG Central Baltic project "Sustainability in Finance - SuFi" develops a vocational Sustainability in Finance open online module for vocational education and training (VET) by involving students, teachers and stakeholders in new competence and modular development. The project is needed in order to match employment demand, to enhance competetiveness, work opportunities and mobility, and to enhance new required competences among business graduates in the Central Baltic region.

Project aims at accelerating and aligning vocational business / finance education with Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability principles to ensure inclusive opportunities for business students and graduates across the Central Baltic region and enhance cross-border vocational finance education with coherent sustainability content for all.

Project's main result is an online Sustainability in Finance module (15 ECTS) that will be taken into use by all four VET institutions, and will be available for all on an open online educational platform. 

Project's contract No: CB858

Project's UL registration No: ETS2020/40

Project's duration:  1 March 2020 – 30 November 2022

Project's total budget: 51 150, 10 EUR (i.e., ERDF: 85% of the total budget, partner contribution: 15% of the total budget for a public authority or a body governed by public law)

Project's partners:

  • Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
  • Vocational education and training center "Liepajas State Technical school"
  • Tartu VEC
  • University of Latvia
  • University of Tartu
  • Åland University of Applied Sciences

Associated partners

  • Bank of Åland
  • Finance Latvia Association
  • Finance Finland

UL project's manager:  UL FEPA SIP leading researcher Ieva Margeviča-Grinberga

UL project's financial administrator and expert: UL FEPA SIP leading researcher Tamāra Pīgozne

UL project's expert and communication specialist: UL FEPA SIP leading researcher Svetlana Surikova

Related links:

Sustainability in Finance - SuFi (Central Baltic programme 2014-2020 database)

Sustainability in Finance - SuFi (Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences website)

Haaga-Helia Received Funding for an Extensive International Project - "Sustainability in Finance" to Match Employment Demand (Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences website)

Sustainability in Finance - SuFi (Åland University of Applied Sciences website)

The importance and meaning of sustainable finance (eSignals website)

Sustainability in Finance - SuFi (Interreg.lv website)

UL FEPA SIP researchers started to implement INTERREG Central Baltic project "Sustainability in Finance – SuFi" (UL FEPA SIP website)

SuFi project kick-off meeting was held online on 25 September 2020 (UL FEPA SIP website)

Project kick-off meeting and zoomBINGO! (SuFi project website)

Sustainable future is made of responsible choices (eSignals website)

SuFi project consortium is starting to elaborate an open online finance module’s framework (UL FEPA SIP website) 

We invite finance sector representatives to participate in the survey about financial sustainability (The call 1) (UL FEPA SIP website) 

SuFi course ideation workshop was held on 14 January 2021 (UL FEPA SIP website) 

Sustainability in Finance Course ideation in progress (SuFi project website)

We invite finance sector representatives to participate in the survey about financial sustainability (The call 2) (UL FEPA SIP website) 

Road to twenty-first-century economics (eSignals website)

SuFi course ideation continued in 2nd workshop (SuFi project website)

SuFi course ideation workshop 2 - one step forward (UL FEPA SIP website)

The SuFi project consortium is summarising the results of the 2nd reporting period (UL FEPA SIP website)

A current state of the SuFi modules and Moodle support plan (UL FEPA SIP website)

Systems Thinking: The Story of a Can of Cola (eSignals website)

The SuFi project consortium is summarising the results of the 3rd reporting period (UL FEPA SIP website)

Using learning design tools in online module planning (eSignals website)

Implementation of the SuFi modules is in progress: Some insights from the 1st piloting stage (UL FEPA SIP website)