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Management Academy: Sustainability 201

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The Cornell Management Academy is open to all employees of the University and is a series of courses which provides development skills critical for success at the Institution, for those in supervisory and management roles.

Registration is required.

Sustainability Business Integration & Climate Solutions 201
Instructors: Sarah Brylinsky, Campus Sustainability Office & Mike Hoffmann, Center for Climate Change Solutions

April 17th 1-4pm

How is Cornell University changing business, purchasing, management, and planning systems to ensure long-term sustainability and carbon neutrality, and what is your role in stewarding this transformation? This session, part two of sustainability training, provides a deeper level of insight into climate change, the driving force behind sustainability, Cornell's carbon footprint and sustainability rankings, helping supervisors understand how to use these tools to pinpoint areas within their office or unit for systems sustainability integration and improvement. Users will be introduced to the Quadruple Bottom Line Sustainability Framework and tools for measuring and planning for deep sustainability transformation.

This session can be taken alone for users with basic sustainability knowledge, or paired with Sustainability 101 for complete training.
Learning objectives:
1. Understand climate change, including its cause and impacts and how to share this message with others
2. Understand Cornell’s vision and a manager’s role in sustainability
3. Develop plans for integrating sustainability into their units
4. Understand Cornell's climate action plan
Understand and use Cornell's quadruple bottom line sustainability framework for decision making