Online Certificate on Carbon Reduction Strategy (SA2)

Carbon Reduction Strategy


Description

The philosophy of this online certificate is to provide you with a step-by-step introduction to carbon reduction strategy in a simple and practical way.

Content
  • Course Introduction
  • Your personal information
  • Guidance on the different modules and how to maximize learning from this course
  • Guidance on the different modules
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Structure
  • Key Terms for Understanding Climate Change (Glossary)
  • MODULE 1
  • Module 1 Objectives
  • Module 1 Introduction
  • Suggested Reading
  • What is Climate Change?
  • Does global warming really exist?
  • Climate Change Impacts
  • Stern Review on Economics of Climate Change
  • What about CO2: The Carbon Budget
  • Climate Change: Options for Change
  • CO2 in Numbers
  • Carbon Quiz Module 1
  • What did you learn in Module 1?
  • MODULE 2
  • Module 2 Objective
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 2
  • Suggested Reading
  • Action Against Climate Change - Milestones
  • The Kyoto Protocol
  • Mechanisms Under the Kyoto Protocol
  • Emissions Trading
  • The Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM)
  • Global Carbon Regulation
  • COP 21 (The 2015 Paris Agreement)
  • Sustainable Development Goals - Goal 13 - Climate Action
  • U.S. E.P.A. GHG Mandate
  • U.S. Government Regulations and Practices
  • E.U. Action Against Climate Change
  • U.K. Climate Change Act
  • U.K. Mandatory Carbon (GHG) Reporting
  • France - Mandatory Carbon Reporting for Investors
  • Dubai - State of Energy
  • Video - The Truth About Global Warming
  • Carbon Quiz Module 2
  • What did you learn in Module 2
  • MODULE 3
  • Module 3 Objective
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 3
  • Suggested Reading
  • Sustainable Development & Carbon Reduction Strategy
  • Dimensions of CSR (Triple Bottom Line - TBL)
  • What Can Organizations Do?
  • What Can Organizations Do? (2)
  • Carbon Footprint Strategy
  • Sustainability in Supply Chain
  • Operational Risks
  • Reasons to Promote Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Drivers of Supply Chain Complexity
  • Impacts at the Supply Chain
  • Walmart Supply Chain
  • Carbon Quiz Module 3
  • What did you learn in Module 3
  • MODULE 4
  • Module 4 Objective
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 4
  • Suggested Reading
  • Greenhouse Gas Accounting, Verification and Reporting Methodology
  • The Rise of the Carbon Footprint Strategy
  • Efficient Energy Use
  • ISO50001 Standard on Energy Management Systems
  • Green Buildings and Carbon Footprint
  • Green Buildings and Carbon Footprint - BREEAM
  • Green Buildings and Carbon Footprint - SERF
  • Green Buildings and Carbon Footprint - GREEN GLOBES
  • Green Buildings and Carbon Footprint - LEED
  • Green Buildings and Carbon Footprint
  • ESTIDAMA
  • Carbon Quiz Module 4
  • What did you learn in Module 4
  • MODULE 5
  • Module 5 Objective
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 5
  • Suggested Reading
  • Greenhouse Gas Accounting, Verification and Reporting Methodology
  • GHG Accounting
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol - Operational Boundaries
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol - Operational Boundaries: Obligatory
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol - Operational Boundaries: Optional
  • Corporate Value Chain Accounting and Reporting Standard
  • Greenhouse Accounting - Calculation Example for a Training Event
  • Emission Factors
  • Verifying Emission Factors
  • Verifying Emission Factors - Deviations
  • Examples of GHG Accounting and Reporting
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Carbon Quiz Module 5
  • What did you learn in Module 5
  • MODULE 6
  • Module 6 Objective
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 6
  • Suggested Reading
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Life Cycle Analysis Video
  • LCA Methodology - Steps
  • LCA Methodology
  • Measuring Standards
  • Examples of LCA
  • Carbon Footprint of Products
  • What is Water Footprint?
  • Components of Water Footprint
  • Current Water Issues
  • Water Footprint vs. Carbon Footprint
  • Water Footprint at Product Level
  • Carbon Quiz Module 6
  • What did you learn in Module 6
  • MODULE 7
  • Module 7 Objective
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 7
  • Suggested Reading
  • Carbon Offsetting
  • Project Standards
  • Carbon Offsetting Example
  • Carbon Offsetting - Gold Standard
  • Carbon Offsets & Carbon Trading
  • Green Marketing
  • 10 Signs of ‘Greenwashing’
  • Greenwashing Video
  • Greenwashing Video
  • Rise of Green Products and Green Labels
  • Carbon Quiz Module 7
  • What did you learn in Module 7
  • MODULE 8
  • Module 8 Objective
  • Video Presentation of the Key Topics of Module 8
  • Suggested Reading
  • Reporting
  • Stakeholder Reporting
  • Carbon Disclosure Project
  • CDP Disclosure Levels
  • Carbon Disclosure Project
  • Carbon Disclosure Project - Scoring
  • Risks and Opportunities Related to Climate Change
  • CDP – Climate Leaders
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • GRI Trends
  • Global Reporting Initiative Key Content
  • Environmental Performance Indicators
  • Carbon Quiz Module 8
  • What did you learn in Module 8
  • Questions?
  • Recorded Webinar
  • HOW TO CREATE SUCCESSFUL SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES
  • Final Quiz and Assignment
  • Carbon Final Quiz
  • Carbon Final Assignment - Question 1
  • Carbon Final Assignment - Question 2
  • Carbon Final Assignment - Question 3
  • REFER & WIN
  • Refer & Win
  • Become an accredited Sustainability Practitioner
  • Become an accredited Sustainability Practitioner
  • The Future of the Sustainability Profession
  • CSE's Guide on the Future of the Sustainability Profession
  • Course Evaluation
  • Course Evaluation (Carbon Strategy)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed