Excerpt from course description

Sustainability Basics


The world is facing major sustainability challenges. Companies have a major role in contributing to sustainable development. This is associated to new challenges and opportunities. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a framework for what the wordl shoud achieve by 2030. But, in practice, what do these goals mean your companies and other stakeholders? This is the focus of this course. Key concepts and frameworks for sustainability, and the practical model for introducing sustainability in daily operations, will be addressed.

Course content


The candidate shall have acquired insight and skills within

  • What sustainability means for companies
  • Introduction to the UN's sustainability goals and how to apply these in the company
  • Model for introducing sustainability in the company Opportunities and challenges in sustainability
  • Some key regulations related to sustainability


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