Sustainability Leadership Certificate

Southern Oregon University

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Undergraduate Certificate/Diploma


The Certificate in Sustainability Leadership (CSL) is an undergraduate interdisciplinary program designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in organizations committed to sustainable practices. The program is designed to give students a strong foundational understanding in the three E’s of sustainability: economy, environment, and equity (also known as the Triple Bottom Line). The certificate provides students with a broad understanding of all of the major applied areas of sustainable organizational leadership, including alternative transportation, waste reduction, renewable energy, green building, corporate social responsibility, fair trade, shared value, localization, community finance, and other emerging sustainable business practices.