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Sustainability Training and Certification Program Offered for Professionals and Green Consultants

B.F. Environmental Consultants Inc has partnered with leading educator to provide a Senior Certified Sustainability Professional certification program. After completing this premier certification program, attendees will be established as sustainable business professionals ready to take responsibility for setting the direction and coordinating an enterprise’s sustainability strategy across multiple functional areas, such as sales, marketing, communications, new product development, global supply chain, operations, and corporate social responsibility.

The objective of this program is to aid students in:

1. Establishing and maintaining a green procurement strategy.
2. Apply the principles of environmentally preferred purchasing, design for environment, eco-control systems, and sustainable business practices.
3. Develop and Indentify Corporate Social Responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs.
4. Develop and use Environmental Management System (EMS) practices.
5. Improve product positioning using the green marketing mix principles.
6.Organize and sequence carbon strategies using the World Resource Institute protocol.
7. Improve operational sustainability through greening the logistics and supply chain.

The following is an outline of the program:

I. Green Purchasing Fundamentals -Introduction to Green Procurement
II. Sustainability 101: Corporate Social Responsibility
III. Carbon Strategies: Developing a Carbon Policy
IV. Environmental Management Systems – EMS (ISO 14001)
V. Environmental Accounting 101
VI. Green Marketing & Sales Force Essentials
VII. Green Transportation: 12 Best Practices
VIII. Sustainability Leader – Defining the Performance Requirements
IX. Advanced Green Purchasing- Alternative Materials
X. The Sustainability Consultant- Green Consulting 101

The program offers over 110 hours of training using state-of-the-art distance learning technologies. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection (Broadband Internet connection is highly recommended). In addition, you will need to have Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader, Flash Plug-in and a QuickTime plug-in on your computer (all available through free downloads).

Source: Pressreleasepoint

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