Principles of Sustainability III: Stakeholders and Engaging Communities

ENVIRON X 402

This course addresses the equity of sustainability efforts by individuals and groups, exploring environmental justice and socio-cultural behaviors that affect beliefs, change, and decision-making.

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What you can learn.

  • Identify the stakeholders and their roles in collaborating to advance sustainability
  • Discover how sustainability issues translate to stakeholder dialogue
  • Evaluate strategies to advance sustainability efforts

About this course:

This course focuses on the human element, addressing the adequacy and equity of sustainability efforts and taking the universal principles to a different level that includes environmental justice. The emphasis is on behaviors and characteristics of the individual as well as the larger group and community influences that help shape and transform the individual into a sustainable global citizen. Topics include psychosocial and socio-cultural behaviors affecting beliefs, change, and decision making; potential effects of sustainable action vs. inaction; pathways toward sustainable education and awareness; advocacy and activism; and the ethics of sustainability efforts across nations, including future opportunities and challenges. Includes guest experts, case studies, and site visits. Upon completing this course, students have a preparatory knowledge and understanding of individual and group roles in global sustainability; the interconnectedness and necessity of collaboration between social, economic, and ecological responsibilities; and the importance of advocacy and the media in raising and maintaining awareness of global sustainability and citizenry.
Prerequisites
ENVIRON X 400 Principles of Sustainability I: Introduction.

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