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Program Name
Course 1 - What is Sustainability
Program ID
94082
Credits
0
Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge & Applications -- 0 Credits
Price
$0.00
Instructor(s)
None
Description
Learners will gain an understanding of the meaning of sustainability and its importance in global society. The course reviews a recent history of key sustainability events and discusses how a myriad of factors and complex systems work together to shape today’s sustainability discussion. Those who complete this course should gain an understanding of the interdependency between our world and its social, environmental, and economic dimensions as they learn about how the public sector, private sector and individuals are addressing issues of sustainability. The course probes learners to consider the many challenges each sector of society faces daily.
Learning Objectives
When you complete Course 1- What is Sustainability, you will: Understand the meaning of sustainability, and its importance in our global society Understand the interdependency of our world – its social, environmental, and economic dimensions Understand how different segments of society are impacted by the demands of, and quest for, sustainability
Prerequisites
None
Advanced Preparation
None
Course Level
Overview
Delivery Method
Self-Study
Major Topics
Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Globalization, History of sustainability, Social issues, environmental issues, economic issues
Publication/Revision Date
Thursday, February 02, 2012
Expiration
2/2/2014
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Content Partner
PwC Sustainability Training Series
Sponsor
PwC Sustainability Training Series
Practice Areas
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