Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Business Sustainability Certificate Program at Loyola Chicago
This new one-day certificate program in global business sustainability being offered Thursday, October 6 at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago. The location is 16 East Pearson Street in Chicago, near the city’s historic Water Tower district.
This certificate program is intended for people considering a career in corporate sustainability or who are already working in the field and who would like to learn about social or environmental issues. It is also well suited to people who are currently managing corporate sustainability and social responsibility issues and are looking for some fresh insights.
The course is sponsored by the school’s Supply and Value Chain Center. Learn best practices from former executives at Waste Management and Baxter.
The session will be taught by two seasoned global sustainability experts who together have over five decades of practical experience working inside major corporations:
Bill Blackburn, former Vice President and Chief Counsel of EHS and Sustainability Leader at Baxter International, and author of The Sustainability Handbook—The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic and Environmental Responsibility
George Nassos, PhD., former executive at Waste Management, former Associate Professor and Director of the M.S. in Environmental Management and Sustainability program at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business, and author of Practical Sustainability Strategies: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage
Each attendee will receive a free copy of Nassos’ and Blackburn’s books.
This is the perfect course to learn the fundamentals regarding the whole spectrum of sustainability considerations within business operations and supply chains, including sustainability’s social, environmental and economic aspects. The emphasis will be on practical implementation within business in a global setting.
The target audience includes individuals taking on new sustainability responsibilities, those new to the discipline, and those who desire to gain a sustainability role. It is also a good refresher and update for experienced sustainability practitioners, leaders, and academics.
The course will be taught in four parts and will include interactive discussion sessions:
The Pursuit of Sustainability by Business: What & Why
The Pursuit of Sustainability by Business: How
Sustainable/Green Products and Services
Prioritizing, Planning, Communicating
For more information click here. To register for this unique course, click here, or contact:
Loyola University Chicago
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Posted by Richard Matthews