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Learn With Me - Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship

Study sessions for Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship on-line course.

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Learn With Me - Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship
Learn With Me - Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship

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Oct 21, 2021, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT

Zoom - Study Group

About The Event

Study sessions for Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship on-line course. Dates and times for remaining sessions will be finalized in the coming weeks.

The course is designed for all practising engineers in Canada, regardless of their discipline or their position, whether as employees, employers, researchers, academics, consultants, regulators or manager. The course has no prerequisites.

Module 1: Sustainable Development, Environmental Stewardship, and Engineering

Introduction to the notions of sustainable development (SD) and environmental stewardship (ES). Environmental, social and economic challenges of SD. Overview of EC’s 10 guidelines.

Module 2: Improving Competencies: Available Tools for Engineers

Three case studies showing the importance of SD and ES, and illustrating the practical application of the guidelines. Tools and resources: social impact assessment, Global Reporting Initiative, life cycle assessment, environmental impact assessment, laws and regulations.

Module 3: Planning and Managing Risk in a Changing World

Three case studies showing the importance of SD and ES, and illustrating the practical application of the guidelines. Tools and resources: risk assessment and mitigation, biodiversity indicators, climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Module 4: The National Guideline: 10 Principles to Integrate SD and ES in Engineering

Summary review of the 10 guidelines and the importance of their implementation in the previously presented case studies. Recap matrix and complementary material, including links to relevant tools.

https://catalogue.edulib.org/en/cours/polymtl-sdes101/

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