Sustainability refers to the use of ecosystems and their resources in a manner that satisfies current needs without compromising the needs or options of future generations.
A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts.
This program covers several key topics, including:
The reasons for sustainability's increase in popularity
The connection between the environment and sustainability
The business case for embracing sustainable management within an organization
The role government regulation plays in sustainability efforts
Some criticisms of corporate sustainability
Applying sustainable management principles in the workplace
Applying the triple bottom line (TBL) concept and its three pillars of "People, Planet, and Profits" in organizations
Recognizing and implementing best practices for measuring sustainable management efforts
Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.
Courses included in this certificate program are listed at the bottom of this page.
Badge and credit-awarding
Games & Flashcards
Real-world case studies
Audio-enabled in app
You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of each course in the certificate has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.
All courses in this certificate have an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.