Promoters and Partners


Fundação Alfredo de Sousa

The Alfredo de Sousa Foundation has as its mission the development of the Nova School of Business & Economics enabling its increasing recognition as one of the best schools nationally and internationally.
With this mission, the Foundation pursues educational and scientific purposes, mainly by raising donations for the promotion of teaching and research in the fields of economics and business management and related areas, as well as the construction and maintenance of the Carcavelos campus.


Nova SBE

Nova SBE is the most prestigious "Business & Economics" school in Portugal and one of the leading Business schools in Europe. It is the faculty of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences of NOVA University of Lisbon. The current Dean is Prof. Dr. Daniel Traça (PhD, Columbia University). Nova SBE is a member of CEMS since December 2007. It is one of 77 business schools worldwide to be a Triple Crown institution, which implies accreditation by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. It was the first Portuguese Business School to acquire international accreditation and world-renowned recognition in higher education, and was invited to be part of the PRME fourth Champion Cycle. Nova SBE's international vision is also reflected in the adoption of English as the main language of instruction. More than half of the undergraduate courses and all master's, MBA and PhD programs are taught in English.

Câmara Municipal de Cascais

It is the municipal body of the municipality of Cascais, and its mission is to define and execute policies with a view to defending the interests and satisfying the needs of the local population.

Cascais Municipal Environment Company

The Cascais Municipal Environment Company EM SA is responsible for environmental management in Cascais, having extensive experience and knowledge in waste collection, urban cleaning, green spaces, awareness raising, promotion of biodiversity, in a context of transition to a low carbon society. Environmental management also includes environmental innovation with the integration of new technologies and shared management models in order to ensure the implementation of new trends and reduce the municipality's carbon footprint. 


Company specialized in environment, climate change and energy. We highlight the support to public and private entities from various sectors in the assessment and definition of strategies, plans and projects for mitigation and adaptation to climate change; preparation of inventories of GHG emissions at sectoral and corporate level; and identification and mobilization of funding for the development and implementation of projects. 


Leader in the efficient management of resources, responsible for designing and implementing solutions for water, waste and energy management that contribute to the sustainable development of cities and industries through the preservation, enhancement and improved access to resources. In Portugal, it operates in the areas of water, waste and energy management with solutions tailored to the needs of its customers: industries, cities and specialized tertiary sector. 


It is part of the PRIO group and is a company that operates in the energy sector for mobility through the production and marketing of advanced biofuels. The company has focused on incorporating increasing amounts of waste feedstock in its biodiesel production process. It is the 3rd largest European producer of biodiesel from used cooking oil. 

Avfallsteknisk Montasje AS

A Norwegian company in the field of production and development of technological equipment for industry and services. The company offers equipment for waste collection and storage on public roads and in industrial or service infrastructures with hygienic requirements based on quality standards, as well as for waste transportation.