$450 – $800

ENGAGE, a Professionals' Course in Sustainability

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UCI Applied Innovation

5141 California Avenue


Irvine, CA 92617

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Sustain OC accelerates sustainability through innovation, collaboration and education. To help achieve that mission, we offer ENGAGE, a course of study designed for professionals who interact with their sustainability officers and/or for those who are attempting to establish sustainability practices at their organizations…
let’s ENGAGE!

This ten-week course will cover all the fundamentals of sustainability with a few added elements:

Speaker Series: Many of these sessions will feature a current Sustainability Officer offering a practical perspective on the field and how it fits in an organization

Sustainability Officer Roundtable: students will be able to participate in the much acclaimed Sustain OC Sustainability Officer Roundtable

Field Trips: Visit OC Organizations to see first-hand efforts in sustainability

Presentation: Students may have the opportunity to present to the Sustain OC community

Accreditation: Certificates of Completion awarded at Sustain OC's Holiday Party on 12/6

Course Summary

  • Structure: 10 classes on Mondays from September 11 – November 13 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm

  • Instructor: Chris Harrington, former head of Strategy & Sustainability at Toshiba

  • Venue: UCI Applied Innovation, 5141 California Ave, Suite 250, Irvine 92617

  • Cost: $500 for Sustain OC members; $800 for non-members (includes lunch)

  • Accreditation: Sustain OC Certificate of Completion

  • Availability: Limited to first 20 respondents

  • Session Subjects:

    • Class 1: Intro to Sustainability

    • Class 2: A Business Case for Sustainability

    • Class 3: Energy (Focus TBD); Guest Speaker

    • Class 4: Materials (Focus TBD); Guest Speaker

    • Class 5: Sustainability Management, Guest Speaker

    • Class 6: Metrics & Reporting; Guest Speaker

    • Class 7: Custom Sustainability Planning for Participants

    • Class 8: Sustainability Outlook in Light of the New Administration

    • Class 9: Special Topic; Guest Speaker

    • Class 10: Summary / Certification / Sustain OC CSO Roundtable

Who should attend: corporate, government, academic and non-profit professionals who want a basic understanding of Sustainability and to engage in the OC sustainability community. Individuals at all levels are invited to apply.

To enroll, please purchase your ticket here. For more information, contact info@sustainoc.org; (949) 509-9300.

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