Developing your Sustainability Strategy

  • Dates:
    May 27, 2010
  • Event Type:
    Workshop

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Sustainability Learning Centre in Collaboration with CBSR

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Sustainabilty Learning Centre
519-885-9491
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"The Right Sustainability Strategy Can Reduce Costs, Decrease Risks and Create New Product Opportunities." An organization’s sustainability strategy can have a significant impact upon its reputation with customers, employees and within the supply chain. This workshop will share proven frameworks, best practices and tools to simplify the sustainability process. You will also have the opportunity to work on your own sustainability planning process and receive coaching during the workshop. Workshop Leader: Anthony Watanabe, President & CEO, Innovolve. Who Should Attend? This course will be of value to: • Sustainability Coordinators • Sustainability Team Leaders and Members • Sustainability Coaches and Champions • Anyone planning to lead the development of a sustainability strategy within business, government or the not-for-profit sector. Bring your entire “green team” and use this workshop as a kick-off or refresher to your sustainability initiative. What you will Learn: Using examples, case studies, best practices and hands-on activities, you will: • List the steps in developing a sustainability strategy and begin to customize them for your organization. • Develop a business case for sustainability including drivers, opportunities, risks, issues and challenges. • Develop a process for a definition, vision and goals for sustainability for your organization. • Create a plan to assess the impact of sustainability on our organization’s economic, environmental and social performance. • Identify methods for determining sustainability metrics. • Discuss methods for prioritizing and implementation of sustainability initiatives. • Understand and analyze case studies and best practices for integrating sustainability into corporate governance, operations and the culture of the organization. • Establish a draft plan for tracking progress toward targets; and reporting achievements and progress towards sustainability goals.

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"The Right Sustainability Strategy Can Reduce Costs, Decrease Risks and Create New Product Opportunities." An organization’s sustainability strategy can have a significant impact upon its reputation with customers, employees and within the supply chain. This workshop will share proven frameworks, best practices and tools to simplify the sustainability process. You will also have the opportunity to work on your own sustainability planning process and receive coaching during the workshop. Workshop Leader: Anthony Watanabe, President & CEO, Innovolve. Who Should Attend? This course will be of value to: • Sustainability Coordinators • Sustainability Team Leaders and Members • Sustainability Coaches and Champions • Anyone planning to lead the development of a sustainability strategy within business, government or the not-for-profit sector. Bring your entire “green team” and use this workshop as a kick-off or refresher to your sustainability initiative. What you will Learn: Using examples, case studies, best practices and hands-on activities, you will: • List the steps in developing a sustainability strategy and begin to customize them for your organization. • Develop a business case for sustainability including drivers, opportunities, risks, issues and challenges. • Develop a process for a definition, vision and goals for sustainability for your organization. • Create a plan to assess the impact of sustainability on our organization’s economic, environmental and social performance. • Identify methods for determining sustainability metrics. • Discuss methods for prioritizing and implementation of sustainability initiatives. • Understand and analyze case studies and best practices for integrating sustainability into corporate governance, operations and the culture of the organization. • Establish a draft plan for tracking progress toward targets; and reporting achievements and progress towards sustainability goals.