IU South Bend Offers Sustainability Course

Post date: Sep 11, 2012 4:8:5 PM

The Promise of Sustainability: Innovate and Prosper

A 4-week course presented by:

IU South Bend Center for a Sustainable Future & IUSB's Center for Professional Development and Lifelong Learning

In this course, participants will learn how integrating sustainability practices can spark innovation and increase prosperity. By examining the system conditions and the scientific foundations of sustainability, as well as case studies, practical applications for sustainability will be discovered.

Developing a sustainable path, while requiring a customized approach, can yield a variety of benefits, including:

    • New Market Potential

    • Competitive Differentiation

    • Platform for Innovation

    • Improved Public and Community Relations

    • Reduced Energy Bills and Operating Costs

    • Improved Employee Morale

    • Increased Productivity and Reduced Employee Absenteeism

  • Risk Avoidance (law suits, new environmental regulation and taxes, and market shifts)

Instructors: Krista Bailey and Mike Keen

4 Thurs., Oct. 4-Oct. 25; 6-8 p.m.

8 hours; 0.8 CEU


[register online]