The Influence of Professional Competencies on Social Sustainability

  • Antanas Buracas


The universal sustainability approach becomes the main direction when outlining the UN World in 2050 policy tasks. Within this approach, the competencies and skills for front-end innovation are becoming decisive sustainability factors in the future developing society. The simplified multiple criteria assessment methodology based on cobweb diagrams was applied to the regional expert evaluations of innovative HR potential a/o factors determining sustainable modern knowledge development, also comparative interdependencies of education–knowledge- innovation components within the Baltic and Scandinavian States. The task was to evaluate innovative potential of the Nordic countries and reveal how global innovation indicators could be applied as drivers determining their universal sustainability. The practice of Scandinavian countries as innovation leaders could be useful more wide in developing sustainable HR potential for competitive efficiency.