Sustainability Programs for Fall 2009
October Trainings from HospitalityGreen
An Introduction for Leading Sustainability Initiatives
Employees, concerned citizens and consultants interested in serving as change managers and facilitators to undertake and participate in environmental sustainability initiatives, and individuals and/or employees looking to reposition themselves as Sustainability Directors or Green Team Facilitators within an organizational structure.
This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to identify, coordinate, implement and direct environmentally sustainable initiatives. Topics to be addressed include: sustainable operations (e.g., waste and chemical management); the built environment and new construction; environmentally preferable purchasing and supply chain management; and resource conservation and community partnerships.
5 sessions • $380
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) Orientation and Workshop
Objective: To provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to research, bid, contract and implement an Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) program. Any organization that wants to “go green” must pay attention to the products and services that are consumed as part of its daily operations. Participants in this program will learn how to: assess the products and services used in their company; find and evaluate information about green products and services; identify federal, state and other regulations on green purchasing; calculate the costs and benefits of purchasing choices; and design, implement and manage green purchasing processes.
Target audience: Facility managers, cleaning and maintenance managers, purchasing agents, or other individuals responsible for implementing a sustainability or EPP program
Schedule: Mon, Oct 19 - Nov 16 •
5 sessions • $380
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Your tuition includes:
One year of access to Hospitality Green’s website and access to industry e chats.
All course materials are on the web site.
A resource library on environmental sustainability,
Tools needed to undertake an environmental assessment and audit, and to maintain the baseline data
Tools to measure improvement and set goals;
A Sustainability or EPP Green Team Workbook. These customized binders will serve as performance support tools for individuals implementing initiatives after the class.
To register or for more information, contact the SUNY school of your choice:
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