This programme consists of 7 modules and is designed to give users an introduction to corporate sustainability and the circular economy. The programme also provides an insight into how to incorporate sustainable practices and or circular economy principles to the workplace including in: energy usage, procurement and supply chains, social responsibility, business plans and stakeholder engagement. We also discuss the measuring and reporting of such sustainability performance considering for example data collection and reporting. This set of modules is geared towards UK civil service employees although the programme would suit anyone with an interest in corporate sustainability and the circular economy. The drive for introducing sustainable corporate practices in the workplace is only increasing; UK government departments and employees alike should be aware of such strategies and opportunities. Completing this module will give users the necessary knowledge to understand how their company aligns with these ideas.
This module is designed to give users an introduction to the concept of corporate sustainability and the circular economy. We will first define corporate sustainability's key principles and give an overview of the three sustainability pillars: environmental, social and economic. We will demonstrate why sustainability and the role of employees/ businesses is important in building a sustainable future. Key principles of a circular economy and its benefits will be outlined. This module can be completed standalone or as Module 1 of the Sustainabiliy & The Circular Economy in the Civil Service Programme.
Key Learning Points
By the end of this module, you will :
- Understand what organisational sustainability means, why is it important and the role businesses and employees play in contributing towards it
- Be able to describe the three pillars of sustainability and understand the circular economy, its benefits and key principles
- Recognise how humans are contributing carbon and accelerating climate change
This set of modules are aimed at anyone, employee or company, who has an interest in expanding their climate change knowledge.
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