Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.13
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Auburn University
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.95 / 7.00 Michael Kensler
Director Sustainability Operations
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:
Yes

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :
2

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
41

Does the institution have a sustainability-related certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program:

Below are brief descriptions of two of several sustainability-related certificate programs:

The Certified Sustainability Professional program is designed to give graduates a balance of core sustainability topics to enable them to demonstrate proficiency and to step into a sustainability leadership role with confidence. 5 Courses included in this program: *Green Purchasing Fundamentals *Sustainability 101: Corporate Social Responsibility Essentials *Carbon Strategies *Sustainability Leader: Your First 180 Days to Success * Environmental Management Systems (EMS) & ISO 14001.

The Certified Sustainability Office program is a professional development course. This training teaches students methods in assessing, developing, and executing a company's strategy for energy use, recycling, waster elimination, and transportation to ensure compliance with environmental or governmental regulations. Students will learn how to monitor and evaluate effectiveness of sustainability programs.

Upon completion of the final exam, students will earn the trademark certification as a Certified Sustainability Officer.


Year the certificate program was created:
2,009

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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