UNDERSTAND YOUR OPERATIONAL IMPACTS

SUSTAINABILITY TRAINING 101

Our Sustainabaility 101 program is a detailed introduction to sustainability in the workplace, focusing on operational impacts across energy, waste, water and procurement, supply chain impacts and tools for assessing and developing a sustainability action plan. This program is designed for anyone who is interested in understanding how to take action within a business context to introduce sustainable and carbon-positive actions. It's perfect for HR managers, executives, managers, decision-makers, and leaders who are working within an organization that is keen to start its sustainability journey and needs support in navigating all the policies, procedures, decisions and pitfalls of taking action for a carbon positive future.

WHAT YOU WILL GET IN THIS PROGRAM

SUSTAINABILITY 101

  • Introduction to sustainability in business

  • Understanding sustainability and business operational impacts

  • Assessing operational areas of impact, such as energy, waste, water and procurement

  • Exploring supply chains, carbon emissions and life cycle thinking

  • Downloadable workbook for 9 course activities to get your action plan underway

YOUR FACILITATOR

LEYLA ACAROGLU

Sustainability provocateur, award-winning designer, 2016 UNEP Champion of the Earth, and creative changemaker pioneer, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu challenges people to think differently about how the world works. As the founder of the UnSchool and creator of the Disruptive Design Method, Leyla weaves together her skills as a designer, sociologist, and social entrepreneur to create highly immersive educative experiences. She is a renowned international expert on systems thinking and sustainability, running workshops around the world and designing activating experiences, gamified toolkits, and unique educational experiences that help equip people with the tools to intervene and change systems to make the status quo obsolete. Sought after for her unique approach to activating positive social change by design, Leyla's main-stage TED talk on sustainability has been viewed over a million times, and she is the author of several handbooks, as well as an op ed contributor for major publications like the New York Times.

Dr. Leyla Acaroglu

UnSchool Founder + Global Change Maker

COURSE CONTENT

WHAT YOU GET IN THE

  • 01

    Welcome

  • 02

    Download the Workbook

  • 03

    Recap: Introduction to Activating Change in the Workplace

    • ✔️ Recap from the Introduction Course

    • ✔️ Organizational Change

    • ⏩ Framing Change

    • ⏩ Being a Change Intrapreneur

    • ⏩ Mindset Shifts

  • 04

    Part 1: Sustainability and Business Impacts and Action

    • ✔️ Advancing Sustainability in Business Full Overview

    • ✔️ Sustainability: Catalog of all key Terms and Concepts

    • ✔️ Circular Economy: Full Overview, Key Concepts and Business Strategies

    • ⏩ Introduction to Business Impact Areas

    • ✔️ Business Operational Impacts Overview and Planning

    • 📖 Additional Resources and Links

  • 05

    Part 2: Assessing and Acting on Operational Areas of Impact

    • ✔️ Environmental Management and Assessment

    • ✔️ Environmental Auditing and Actions

    • ✔️ Events and Conferences Action Checklist

    • 📖 Additional Reading and Links

  • 06

    Part 3: Supply Chains, Carbon Emissions and Life Cycle Thinking

    • ✔️ Climate Change Mitigation, Emission Reduction and Taking Action

    • ✔️ Life Cycle Assessment, Thinking and Mapping

    • ⏩ Why is Life Cycle Thinking Important?

    • 📖 Life Cycle Thinking Tools

    • ✔️ Supply Chain Sustainability: Assessment, Mapping and Actions

    • 📖 Additional Reading and Links

  • 07

    Knowledge Check

    • Check Your Knowledge Retention with this 10-Part Quiz

  • 08

    Next Steps

    • Take the Next Program in the Series

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