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ENGAGE Sustainability Course – 2019 session starting soon



ENGAGE Sustainability Course: 2019 sessions starting soon

ENGAGE Course

10 classes on Mondays (excluding holidays) from 12 noon to 1:30 pm

Sustain SoCal accelerates sustainability through innovation, collaboration and education. To help achieve that mission, we offer ENGAGE, a course of study designed for professionals who interact with their sustainability officers and/or for those who are attempting to establish sustainability practices at their organizations…
let’s ENGAGE! 

This ten-class course will cover all the fundamentals of sustainability and its economic impact with some unique attributes:

Speaker Series: Many of these sessions will feature a current Sustainability Officer offering a practical perspective on the field and how it fits in an organization

Sustainability Officer Roundtable: students will be able to participate in the much acclaimed Sustain OC Sustainability Officer Roundtable

Field Trips: Visit OC Organizations to see first-hand efforts in sustainability

Presentation: Students may have the opportunity to present to the Sustain OC community

Accreditation: Certificates of Completion awarded at final class or special function

Course Summary:

Structure: 10 classes on Mondays from Oct. 8 – Dec 10 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Instructor: Chris Harrington, former head of Strategy & Sustainability at Toshiba

Format: lecture; group exploration; case studies; speaker series

ENGAGE Speaker Series - past ENGAGE speakers have included:

Sulaiman Hamidi, Director Sustainability & Product Stewardship, Allergan
Cristina Amorim, Director Sustainability, Thermofisher
Ken Chawkins, Business/Policy Manager, SoCal Gas
Nadereh Afsharmanesh, VP Sustainability, Earth Friendly Products
Michell Crigger, Chapman University
Kimbrely Matsoukas, Sustainability Manager, Vans
Diane Biagianti, VP Chief Responsibility Officer, Edwards Life Sciences
Dimitri Shanin, Sustainability Manager, Raytheon

THIS COURSE CAN BE OFFERED TO AN ORGANIZATION, AT THEIR LOCATION, AS PRIVATE TRAINING FOR THEIR EMPLOYEES OR THEIR INVITED GUESTS, SUCH AS SUPPLIERS.

ENGAGE!

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