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University of Colorado System

Sustainable Business: Big Issues, Big Changes

University of Colorado System via Coursera


This is class 3 in the MOOC specialization, Become a Sustainable Business Change Agent.

This class looks at the big issues companies are fixing - climate change, water, worker satisfaction and supply chain issues.
You will learn tools to help your company address these issues intelligently.

The class ends with an assignment to set a science-based carbon reduction target for a small company. Tis is absolutely cutting edge material. Only about 300 companies in the whole world are doing this as of July 2017. You could put your company in the elite group!

With the knowledge and tools you have acquired from the 3 classes in this specialization you are well on your way to making a difference in your company, and making the future brighter for everyone.

Thank you for being part of this program!


  • Climate and Carbon Footprinting
  • Context-Based Sustainability and Science-Based Targets
  • Water and Energy
  • Workplace and Community Issues
  • Supply Chain Impacts - An Introduction
  • Peer Reviewed Science-Based Target Assignment

Taught by

John Byrd and Kenneth Bettenhausen


4.7 rating at Coursera based on 90 ratings

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