Evaluating Social and Economic Pillars of Sustainability–Interactive Training
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Methods for Evaluating the Social and Economic Pillars of Sustainability
Online Course Objectives:
This online interactive course will introduce students to methodologies used to assess societal and economic impacts from a sustainability point of view.
Various methodologies will be presented including: Social Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Sustainability LCA, Life Cycle Costing, Ecosystem services valuation, Full Cost Accounting, Total Cost Accounting, Multicriteria Decision Analysis and Sustainability Return on Investment. As a group, we will explore the various methodologies, their strengths and weaknesses and learn how each is best used. Additionally we will expose the gaps in analysis techniques and show you how those gaps might be filled. At the end of the course, you will have a basic understanding of the different methodologies and how to apply them accordingly.
- Social LCA
- Life Cycle Costing
- Full cost accounting/valuing ecosystem services
- Social/Sustainability ROI
- Working session – Gap analysis
Prerequisites: Practical LIfe Cycle Assessment (LCA) (online or on-site) or a working knowledge of LCA
Medium: Online Interactive Training, 1 Session
Duration: 3 hours — plus one hour of 1-on-1 consulting time (full price attendees only)
Cost: $350 per person, plus one hour of 1-on-1 consulting time (full price attendees only)
Discount: Students receive a 50% discount on all EarthShift Global classes (provided minimum attendance requirements are met).
February 7, 2017 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT (10:00-13:00 UTC) Online — RingCentral
September 12, 2017 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT (13:00-16:00 UTC) Online — RingCentral
All classes are subject to minimum attendance requirements.
Location — Online
The class will meet online at www.ringcentral.com. You will be provided with an invitation and password prior to the class. You will also receive a PDF of the presentation slides, which you can use for note taking during the class. These often prove to be a great help when conducting your future LCA’s.
The best setup for taking the class is to have one computer/monitor to view the slides and one computer/monitor set up with EarthSmart to follow along and gain hands-on experience. You will receive a one-month license to EarthSmart before the class.
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