Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.90
Liaison Hannes Gerhardt
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of West Georgia
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.03 / 5.00 Hannes Gerhardt
Sustainability Director
Department of Geosciences
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
319

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
11

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
3.45

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

List attached.


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

The Senior Certified Sustainability Professional Online Training Program is offered through our vendor Edu2Go. It is one of several certificate programs. The aim of the certificate is to prepare the student for an exciting career as a leader in the green-collar economy. As a certified sustainability professional, the student will be responsible for setting the course and coordinating an enterprise's sustainability strategy.

Objectives include learning the following skills:

-Establish and maintain a green procurement strategy

-Apply the principles of environmentally preferred purchasing, design for environment, eco-control systems, and sustainable business practices

-Indentify corporate social responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs

-Develop and use Environmental Management System (EMS) practices

-Select and effectively use a variety of environmental accounting methods

-Improve product positioning using the green marketing-mix principles

-Organize and sequence carbon strategies using the World Resource Institute protocol

-Improve operational sustainability through greening the logistics and supply chain

-Plan continued organizational sustainability strategies as an internal or external consultant


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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