Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Virginia Commonwealth University
PAE-21: Sustainability in Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.36 / 7.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that are focused on or related to sustainability?:

Number of sustainability continuing education courses offered :

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

A brief description of the certificate program:

The VCU School of Business Foundation – Center for Corporate Education Certificate in Sustainability Program (CSP) – 2010 will give participants a real understanding of sustainability as a significant force in business success in the 21st century. The program will provide a practical, broad-based view of what sustainability is, what being sustainable means and what the macro issues are, followed by an examination of how the issues will impact business, what challenges they present and what opportunities they create. The program will include an exploration of organizations that are changing to meet both the challenges and opportunities that arise. Participants will work on conceptualizing approaches that can benefit their businesses.

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