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Environmental Sustainability 101 | HYBRID COURSE


Save $100 when you register by 2/28/2020
Save $50 when you register by 3/13/2020 
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This one-day course is part of the Accelerated Certificate Summit, taking place April 27 - May 1, 2020 in Boston, MA. In addition the in-person program, attendees will also complete online coursework at their convenience before or after the event.

The Summit is designed to be flexible—come for this one class, or the entire week to earn your Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice in HALF the time at HALF the cost: Learn more.


MAY 1, 2020 - Environmental sustainability is a critical component of corporate citizenship strategy and an increasingly important business priority. Companies that assess, manage, and communicate their environmental performance reduce risk, identify cost savings, and improve performance. They also mitigate their impacts on local communities and the planet. Today’s businesses can positively differentiate themselves by developing commitments to managing natural resources that makes business and environmental sense. This course provides an overview of concepts, tools, and resources that can get you started.

Join us and learn:

  • What sustainability means for companies of all sizes and industries.
  • The principles and leading practices of natural resource management.
  • The regulatory and societal expectations of companies’ sustainability programs. 
  • The global, national, and regional agreements, actions, and frameworks for sustainability measurement and reporting and how can they be implemented.
  • How to set data-driven and science-based environmental targets.
  • The trends that are shaping environmental sustainability including natural capital, biomimicry, and resiliency.

This course is 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).

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Suggested prior knowledge and skills:

Completion of the Center course Corporate Citizenship 101 or a broad knowledge of Corporate Citizenship.


Professional credentials earned:

5 certificate units toward a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice and 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This is an elective course for a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice.

Courses Info:

  • Start

    5/1/2020 | 8:30 AM EDT
  • End

    5/1/2020 | 4:30 PM EDT
  • Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue , Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • $2130 Member
  • $2900 Nonmember
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