Research article ”A Needs Analysis for Embedding Sustainable Finance Comptences into Vocational Business Education in the Baltic Region” by Jani Siirilä, Svetlana Surikova and Ieva Margeviča-Grinberga has been published in Journal of Education and Society.
The aim of the article was to analyse relevant literature as well as financial services sector professionals’ expectations on future sustainability competence needs among vocational business graduates as part of an ideation process to design an open online course within the project “Sustainability in Finance – SuFi”. Top three sustainable finance competencies in demand within respondents’ organisations were: to understand relevant driving sustainable forces, to think and operate with a long-term perspective, and to communicate sustainable financial information in a meaningful way. Conclusion: There is a need for a more holistic view for understanding the market as part of society as a whole and also the meaning of understanding long-term horizons.”
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