Higher Education Institutions can play a significant role in building a sustainable paradigm. They may help in facing local and global challenges, facilitating society to answer major global challenges. Their vision and action could be reinforced with a role review towards the creation and distribution of socially relevant knowledge in education and research, and in relationship with communities. They can support, en even anticipate, ways for action to play a proactive and committed role in rebuilt societies.
In this interview Dzulkifli Razak, Rector of the University Sains Malaysia explains that sustainability starts with a kind of mindset, and in this sense education becomes important, because is a place where we can start to do all those mindset changes