Sustainable Business Certificate

Sustainable Business Consulting

Year Founded: June 1, 2016
Date Posted: Aug. 2, 2017
Submitted by: Annie Thomas
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Office or Departments: Academic Affairs, Career Services
Program Type: Professional or Continuing Education Certificate/Diploma
Completion: 6 months
Distance: Distance Education
Commitment: Part-Time


This program has been created to bring students the leading skills and tools for integrating sustainability into any organization - current or future. It is designed to prepare students for practical business situations and lend them the tools to successfully make the case for and implement sustainable practices.

This cutting-edge, multi-media curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and practice to begin implementing these sustainable business tools tomorrow. They were created by Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals, for current or aspiring CSR professionals, so you know you’re getting the leading content.

By completing this certificate, students will have a breadth of knowledge on sustainable business topics as well as a depth of knowledge on specific skills to help them fully integrate sustainability into any organization.

The program is offered completely online and each workshop is intended to be similar to a skills-based training webinar or professional development module. It is best offered as a "rolling registration" certificate where students and professionals can learn and complete the certificate on their own time.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the fundamentals of business sustainability in both a social and environmental lens
  2. Learn techniques to fully integrate sustainability into a business or organization
  3. Discover tools to help measure and advance an organization's sustainability performance