WELCOME TO THE BASIC LEVEL
This course lays the foundation of sustainability. You will learn what sustainability entails, key terms, definitions and different sustainability topics. You will also learn what metrics to look at and how to measure them.
Whatever level of knowledge you start with, this course will help you build a solid foundation for sustainability, and gain skills that will allow you to make your data gathering process easier and meaningful. Watch the videos in any order. At the end of this level, answer the quiz to get your certificate.
FOUNDATIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY
Find out the science-based meaning of sustainability and why it has become the buzzword it is today.
In 2016, the United Nations launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. What are these goals and how will it help save the world?
In order to achieve the sustainable development goals, we need a systematic way of addressing gaps – whether big or small. In this module, learn an overview of some best practices in program design.
In this module, learn how corporates adopt sustainabiltiy and sustainable development in the way they do business.
GOVERNANCE AND ECONOMIC TOPICS
How do we create a simple roadmap towards sustainability? What are key areas we can focus on in defining a sustainability roadmap?
Learn about the five key areas that a company can focus on in defining a sustainability roadmap.
Companies create shared prosperity and economic value by integrating sustainability practices in how they do business. Learn about financial and non-financial values in sustainability.
In this module, you will learn how we create shared prosperity by integrating sustainability practices in how we do business.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TOPICS
For a company, its primary community is its own people – its employees. In this module, you will learn about the social aspects of sustainability.
Learn about the social indicators such as Diversity, Employee Training and Development, Safety and Wellness, and Employee Engagement.
Explore the overview of the future of work within our supply chain.
In this module, we will share an overview of the rights of our customers, another big stakeholder group within the social aspects of sustainability.
Look into the most popular social aspect of sustainability, supporting communities.
Environment - Reporter’s Track
Why is water an important resource in sustainability?
Learn how to gather water-related data.
As the population increases, the challenge of waste also grows. Excessive waste is also harming life on earth. Become aware of the waste we produce and learn how to manage it.
In this video, you will learn the basics of gathering data on solid waste management.
Why is energy important? Where do we get them?
In this video, you will learn the basics of gathering data on fuel consumption with 5 easy steps.
In this course, you will learn how to manage your electricity consumption, thereby mitigating your emissions.
In this video, you will learn the basics of gathering data on your company’s electricity consumption
You’ve probably heard about climate change, but what is it exactly? In this course, we will learn about greenhouse gases and how it affects our climate.
In this video, you will learn basic concepts on calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions or GHG Emissions.
Environment – Practitioner’s Track
Water is everywhere. Aside from the visible bodies of water, water is present in the atmosphere through evaporation and through condensation to become rain. How do we make use of rainwater to save the environment?
In this module, we will talk about plastic. Is it truly evil? Should we totally ban plastic?
Revisit energy and try to understand the labels behind fuel and other electric appliances. What do they mean in relation to environmental sustainability?
Look into the most common contributors to GHG and their different Global Warming Potentials or GWP.