Online Certificate on Carbon Reduction Strategy

'The course provides information on International standards relating to Carbon Reduction Strategies and Reporting including WRI GHG Protocol, CDP, ISO 50001, GRI.
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Duration: 20-25 hours | Assessment: Yes | Certification: Yes
Last Update: 11/09/2020 | Language: English

Online Certificate on Carbon Reduction Strategy

$545.00

The course provides information on International standards relating to Carbon Reduction Strategies and Reporting including WRI GHG Protocol, CDP, ISO 50001, GRI.

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What you'll learn

A certified online course for Sustainability professionals who want to acquire the necessary practical skills to apply a carbon reduction strategy
The course provides information on International standards relating to Carbon Reduction Strategies and Reporting including WRI GHG Protocol, CDP, ISO 50001, GRI.

  • *NEW* Sustainable Development Goal 13 – Climate Action and other latest global and local initiatives to mitigate the impacts of climate change
  • A Certificate on Carbon Reduction Strategy by the leading training provider on Sustainability
  • A comprehensive introduction to the subject and practical, updated knowledge
  • Specially designed for professionals who want to have the basic theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Carbon Reduction Strategy
  • Case studies and videos

 

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Course Modules

 

MODULE 1: Introduction to Climate Change and GHG Emissions

What is climate change
What will be the impacts of climate change
The economic implications of climate change
The options for combating climate change
The present emissions and their development (by region) over the past decade

 

MODULE 2: International Carbon Regulations

The Kyoto Protocol and its mechanisms

Sustainable Development Goals – Goal 13 – Climate Action

Climate Action 100+

Global carbon regulations
US Environmental Protection Agency GHG Mandate
US Government regulations and practices – Climate Action Plan
The EU 2030 Framework for climate and energy policies
COP21 – The Paris Agreement
Sustainable Development Goals/Goal 13 Climate Action
Local Examples (UK, France, Dubai)

 

MODULE 3: Sustainability and Carbon Reduction Strategy

The definition of sustainable development
The dimensions of Corporate Social Responsibility (Triple Bottom Line)
What can organizations do?
The importance of sustainability in supply chain
The operational risks in the supply chain
Sustainability drivers and complexity in the supply chain

 

MODULE 4: Energy Efficiency and Green Buildings

The rise of carbon footprint strategy
The importance of energy efficiency use, and examples on how efficiency can be achieved
The ISO50001 standard
Green buildings and carbon footprint through various green building certifications (BREEAM, LEED, SERF, Green Globes)
The ESTIDAMA initiative from the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council

 

MODULE 5: GHG Accounting and Assessment

The issues of GHG accounting
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol, its operational boundaries, and value chain accounting
The emissions factors and their verification
Emission factors deviations
Emission and cost reduction strategies

 

MODULE 6: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Carbon Footprint and Water Footprint

The life cycle analysis and the business benefits from it
Measuring standards to be used in life cycle analysis (PAS2050:2008, ISO14044)
The life cycle methodology and specific examples
The water footprint and its importance

 

MODULE 7: GHG Offsetting and Green Marketing

The process of carbon offsetting
The comparison between carbon trading and carbon offsetting
The carbon offsetting project standards
Examples of carbon offsetting
The concept of green marketing
The term “greenwashing” and to detect/avoid it
Green products and the use of eco-labels

 

MODULE 8: Reporting

The purpose of sustainability reporting
The reasons for reporting GHG emissions
The Carbon Disclosure Project
The risks and opportunities related to climate change
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
The Global Reporting Initiative

 

Trainees feedback

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“"Very well built training. The thought balance between depth and breadth of topics worked well"”

NELSON MUMMA JRCoca Cola

““I found the instructor very knowledgeable and the course content very useful in my current position. It was definitely worth the investment of time and money and I would highly recommend this class to anyone who deals with sustainability in their work.””

ANN CARON TIMBERLAND

““The case studies and the interaction with other members of the group. Applying theory to “real” business and organizations””

SAMANTHA PEELE Louis Vuitton
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    Nikos Avlonas

    Nikos Avlonas is founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) a global Sustainability Strategic advisory and Training organization with activities in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia regions. Nikos has been distinguished as one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America, an organization dedicated to promoting trustworthy business behavior in 2010.

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