Online CPD Principles of Sustainable Development

Online CPD Principles of Sustainable Development

Course Information

Online, 01/08/2022
Start Date: 01/08/2022
End Date:31/07/2023
Days: VAR
Location: Online
Duration: 4 Hour(s)
Code: CXT1OPOSD
Type: Part Time
Fees: £30
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About the Course

"Sustainable development is defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.



There is an increasing focus on improving environmental performance for both individuals and companies. This course provides an understanding of sustainable development goals, the benefits of an environmental management system and how organisations can help prevent pollution."



"The benefits of completing this course include:

Courses are delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study

Engaging and interactive activities

Study will develop learners’ knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance their future work and life"





"Unit 1: Principles of sustainable development



The definition of ‘sustainable development’

Human and global issues that impact on sustainability

Common reasons for the delay on climate action

Benefits of sustainable development

Organisational impacts on the environment

Environmental impacts on organisations

Benefits of environmental management systems

How to calculate carbon footprint

How organisations can manage and reduce carbon footprints

How individuals can reduce their carbon footprint at home

The definition of ‘resource efficiency’

Benefits of using resources efficiently

What circular sustainability is in relation to using resources

Organisational responsibilities for the efficient use of resources

Consequences that may occur if organisations pollute the environment

How organisations can help prevent pollution

How an organisation’s management structure can support environmental sustainability

How an organisation’s employees can support environmental sustainability"



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