Sustainability practitioners in business, government and nonprofits will confront opportunities and issues for which an understanding of the scientific and technological concepts of sustainability will best enable them to advance their programs. This one credit course will provide a basic understanding of the physical, life and engineering sciences that form the basis for the sustainability concepts important today.
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This course will provide participants with a basic understanding of the physical, life and engineering sciences of sustainability to include human and environmental risk assessment, fate and biodegradation, genetic engineering, atmospheric and oceanic chemistry, biodiversity, landfill and wastewater treatment design, climate science, renewable energy and materials technology, and technical components of a corporate sustainability report.
Dr. Len Sauers is the Vice President, Global Product Stewardship & Sustainability at the Procter & Gamble Company. He leads a 700-person, multi-national department which is responsible for developing and executing the company’s overall strategy for environmental sustainability, conducting human and environmental safety risk assessments for new products and technologies, and ensuring all products are in regulatory compliance. Dr. Sauers has earned advanced degrees in biology and toxicology, is a frequent lecturer at industry symposia and universities, and has published extensively on the subjects of product safety and sustainability.Show More