|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||March 23, 2016|
EN-8: Staff Professional Development
|2.00 / 2.00||
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :
Through a partnership with Career Growth Institute, Denison offers an Environmental Awareness training called - EarthSense. Below is a description of the course:
Environmental Awareness “Being green” is a priority for many countries, organizations, and individuals as we address the challenge of global warming and pollution. This program is designed to create environmental awareness and educate employees and managers on achieving sustainable business practices. Learn what you can do to help protect the plant’s natural resources by examining your current practices at work and at home and finding ways to adjust your habits to be more eco-friendly.
• Understand the environmental issues
• Eliminate business practices and individual behaviors that are not eco-friendly
• Identify the benefits to the organization’s image and bottom line
• Identify sustainable practices in all of your environments
The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:
The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available:
Denison maintains an internal password protected website where most of this information resides. Public access web pages have limited information on this topic.
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