What You Will Learn :
- The regulatory and societal expectations of companies’ sustainability programs.
- The principles and leading practices of natural resource management.
- The global, national, and regional agreements, actions, and frameworks for sustainability measurement and reporting and how can they be implemented.
- What sustainability means for companies of all sizes and industries.
Companies that assess, manage, and communicate their environmental performance reduce risk, identify cost savings, and improve efficiency and business continuity. They also mitigate negative impacts on local communities and the planet. Today’s businesses can positively differentiate themselves by developing commitments to manage natural resources that make business and environmental sense. This course provides an overview of concepts, tools, and resources that can get you started.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for professionals with corporate citizenship responsibilities who wish to develop a solid foundation of knowledge in a sustainability space or who want to refresh their knowledge. This course is also helpful for individuals from other functional areas such as public and government affairs, public relations, marketing and communications who have direct contact with key company stakeholders and/or who work closely with their company's community involvement function (e.g. public and government affairs, sustainability, corporate responsibility, public relations, marketing and communications).