Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner: New York, NY (IEMA Approved)
Monday, August 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
The Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner training enables participants to acquire the knowledge necessary to design and sustain a carbon footprint strategy, manage reporting and learn the tools and techniques to create green products and services.
CSE North America is based in Chicago with global headquarters in Europe. CSE is a global advisory and training organization that provides Sustainability Solutions to the public and private sector. As an international network of specialists and consultants, CSE provides organizations, governments, and institutions unique and advanced services to achieve Stakeholder Value across Operational and Organizational frameworks.
As an Approved Training Provider under the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, CSE offers intensive learning opportunities for professionals across sectors and industries on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability - strategy, design, management, communication.
- The issue of climate change and sustainable development
- Understanding the carbon footprint of your business and operations
- GHG emissions accounting & reporting
- Carbon Regulations
- The importance of water footprint
- Tools for measuring the GHG emissions of services and products and their impact on your organization
- Carbon Footprint Strategy and Energy Efficiency
- Product Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and measuring standards
- Creation of Carbon Neutral services and products
- Carbon Offsetting
- Best practices for measuring carbon footprint
The Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner training is approved by the Institute for Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA), a leading environmental not-for-profit organization based in the U.K. The training delivers extensive and specialised knowledge for managers dealing with environmental and climate change issues.
Who Should Attend
The course is designed for the needs of General Managers, Environmental Managers, PR and Communication Managers, Marketing Managers, and Sustainability professionals who have so far achieved a level of knowledge on environmental andclimate change issues and wish to learn moreon ways they can implement a robust Carbon Strategy.
In a world rapidly warming up and as a response to legal and social pressures, businesses need to adopt innovative and cost-effective ways to limit their adverse effects regarding climate change.
Climate change is becoming an ever-pressing matter, with its mitigation becoming increasingly demanded by all members of society, including businesses.
MODULE 1: Introduction to Climate Change and GHG Emissions
MODULE 2: Carbon Regulations
MODULE 3: Sustainability Strategy & GHG Emissions
MODULE 4: Energy Efficiency and Carbon Footprint
MODULE 5: GHG Accounting and Assessment
MODULE 6: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Carbon Footprint & Water Footprint
MODULE 7: GHG Offsetting and Related Standards
MODULE 8: Reporting
EXERCISE: Action Plan for Your Organization (pre-requisite for becoming a certified CSR/Sustainability Practitioner)
Zoe Tcholak-Antitch - Director, North America, Carbon Disclosure Project
Zoe joined CDP in 2004 and moved to New York to set CDP's US office in 2007. She now runs CDP's North American operations with a focus on improving disclosure of climate and water relevant information for shareholders. Zoe has produced many of CDP's reports including the Global 500 report for several years and spearheaded an increase in the response rate of US corporations to CDP from 47% to 70%. She has contributed to numerous articles on climate change and is regularly quote in the media as an expert on corporate sustainability. Zoe has been a guest lecturer at New York University's Wagner School of Public Service as part of their Corporate Sustainability program. She is an Advisory Board Member of the Associations of Climate Change Officers.
Dr. Eban Goodstein - Director and Faculty, Bard MBA; Director, Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Dr. Goodstein serves on the editorial board of Sustainability: The Journal of Record, and Environment, Workplace and Employment, and is on the steering committee of Economics for Equity and the Environment. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Follett Corporation, and is on the advisory committee for Chevrolet's Clean Energy Initiative. In addition Goodstein directs two national educational initiatives on global warming: Campus to Congress (C2C) Fellows and The National Climate Seminar. In recent years, he has coordinated climate education events at over 2,500 colleges, universities, high schools, and other institutions across the country. Goodstein is the author of a college textbook, Economics and the Environment, now in its sixth edition. His research has been featured in The New York Times, Scientific American, Time, Chemical and Engineering News, The Economist, USA Today, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Virtual Sustainability (CSR) Office and Coaching for the attendees
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Whether you are an experienced sustainability practitioner requiring support to audit, develop and align your global supply chain, or new to the field and in the beginning stages of implementation – CSE has solutions tailored to fit your needs with 3 coaching packages for achieving Sustainability (CSR) improvements