Registration is now open for 2019 courses on Environmental Governance & Policy-Making: Navigate Environmental Governance and Influence the Policy Outcome from the Graduate Institute Geneva. The programme is designed for senior executives and mid-career leaders from all sectors and backgrounds who want to influence policy outcomes and contribute to solving pressing environmental challenges.
On 24-30th March 2019, the Environment Europe is offering an online training course on Green Economy for Countries, Cities and Regions: Ecosystems, Economy, Policy. The School will address key elements of the new economy transformation, exploring the cutting edge methods and policy applications in ecological economics. With a clear sustainable development focus, it will draw on the expertise of a range of disciplines: economics, ecology, physics, environmental sciences, sociology, psychology, complex systems theory, etc. to address the current challenges: climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, water shortages, social cohesion and achieving sustainability.
This interactive e-learning course aims to improve the understanding of ‘green jobs’ key concepts and definitions as part of the contribution of the world of work to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices.
International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE)
On 14 January 2019, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) and its partners are offering an open online course on Circular Economy taught by experts from around the world. The course provides numerous cases of managing materials for sustainability, as well as teaches skills and tools for analyzing circular business models and promoting the development of your own ideas to become more involved in the transition to a Circular Economy.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, NewClimate Institute
The SDG Climate Action Nexus tool (SCAN-tool) is designed to provide high-level guidance on how climate actions can impact achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is meant to support policy makers across different departments and state levels, to achieve greater policy coherence and to improve the efficiency of implementation by providing them with an initial indication of which climate actions may impact -positively or negatively- specific SDG targets.
On 13 December 2018 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CET), the Consumer Information Programme is holding a webinar entitled, "Shout it Out: Communicating Products' Social Impacts". The webinar will launch the new white paper from UN Environment, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre and New Earth that explores how businesses can assessing and communicating their social and environmental performance to consumers.