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Diploma in Sustainable Business

Learn how running a sustainable business benefits the environment, society, and the economy.

Publisher: Saylor Academy
This free online Diploma in Sustainable Business course from Alison will give you a much better understanding of how sustainable economic development can help in meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations. You will learn its role in counteracting global climate change as well as how current and future demands for the earth's resources can be met by our growing population.
Diploma in Sustainable Business
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Students

    4,686
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Gain a broad overview of the key concepts of sustainability by studying the course Diploma in Sustainable Business. It highlights some of the benefits, opportunities and challenges related to sustainable business practices. It also discusses many real-world business examples of sustainability in action.

The course begins by introducing you to the principle of sustainability and sustainable business and explaining why running a sustainable business is a popular and beneficial venture. You will learn about the Triple Bottom Line; a business’s contribution to social justice, environmental quality, and economic prosperity and how it is addressed by the sustainable business. You will learn the science behind business sustainability. You will learn how sustainability involves having an understanding of the relationship between business, humanity, and nature. You will also learn about Earth's history and ecology and the importance of healthy ecosystems to human society. You will learn why a sustainable business should consider the impact of their actions on the earth's key resources. Next, you will be introduced to the concept of accountability in business and learn why accountability is essential in running a sustainable business. You will learn how businesses use sustainability reporting in order to communicate and be accountable for their actions. You will learn about how sustainable businesses deal with human resource issues. You will learn about the relationship between finance and running a sustainable business. The course continues by introducing you to the process of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs can run sustainable businesses whilst undertaking sustainable practices.

This Diploma course will be of great interest to business professionals, marketers, and eco-entrepreneurs who would like to know what is involved in running a sustainable business and how this can benefit the economy, society, and the environment.

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