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Environmental Sustainability 101 | ONLINE

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Gain competitive advantage by getting ahead of environmental challenges.

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 make business and environmental sense. This course provides an overview of concepts, tools, and resources that can get you started.

In this course, you will 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.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Start and finish on your schedule: Courses take 15-17 hours, including video content and exercises.

This course is for:

This program is recommended 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).

Professional credentials earned:

Tuition

  • Member: $1710.00
  • Non-Member: $2050.00

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OUR EXECUTIVE EDUCATION GOAL

All executive education courses with the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship are taught by CSR experts from a variety of backgrounds, informed by over 30 years of constantly updated research, trends, and insights. Now, with online courses, you can gain the same corporate citizenship knowledge and tools on your own, without leaving your office.

As in all of our executive education programs, our goal is to help you know more so that you can use the assets of your business to do more and achieve more with your corporate citizenship programs—accelerating the business value you create for your company and the social value you create for us all.