Corporate Environmental Sustainability and Innovation

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Enhance your understanding of sustainable product development and design, and learn how to incorporate corporate sustainability initiatives into your organization's strategy.

What Your Course Gives You

  • Gain an understanding of the science, policy and business implications of global climate change.
  • Learn how an existing company can be part of the "green game." 
  • Further develop your understanding of sustainable product development and how that will enable you to create a sustainable value chain. 
  • Define eco-efficiency and find your win-win sustainability strategy.
  • Understand the idea of energy efficiency and its contribution to sustainable business practices.
  • Outline sustainability as a growth driver for your organization and community. 
  • Understand “the biosphere rules,” and enhance your knowledge through online discussions.
 

Curriculum Highlights

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Corporate Environmental Sustainability & Innovation
  • Energy & Climate
  • Resources & Supply
  • Sustainable Product Principles Overview
  • Sustainable Product Strategy - Energy Efficiency
  • Sustainable Product Strategy - Materials
  • Sustainable Product Strategy - Value Cycling
  • Review of Potential CSR Strategies
To earn the Executive Certificate or individual "Certificates of Completion," participants must:
  • Participate in weekly facilitated discussion forums
  • Complete the End-of-Course Assessment with a score of 80% or higher

  • Complete the End-of-Course Survey

Course Content

  • Introduction to Corporate Environmental Sustainability & Innovation
  • Energy & Climate
  • Resources & Supply
  • Sustainable Product Principles Overview
  • Sustainable Product Strategy - Energy Efficiency
  • Sustainable Product Strategy - Materials
  • Sustainable Product Strategy - Value Cycling
  • Review of Potential CSR Strategies

 


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