Professional training events offered by ASU's School of Sustainability are designed for managers, project or team leaders, and those looking to advance into sustainability roles. Select courses may be eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Earn a Professional Certificate in Sustainability Strategy from ASU’s School of Sustainability and W.P. Carey School of Business.
This course is designed for mid-career professionals in the private sector who want to create a decided advantage in the marketplace by reorienting their abilities. The program will focus on the organizational opportunities...
Past Professional Training Events
- Certified Manager of Composting Programs, SWANA
Do You See Garbage as a Resource?ASU's School of Sustainability is pleased to partner with the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) to offer a unique opportunity for students to explore the science and practice of the composting industry.
Covering the first four chapters of SWANA’s Managing Composting...
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Lauren Withycombe Keeler
- Assistant Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
- Leadership in Community Resilience, National League of Cities
- Sustainability Manager, City of Tempe, Arizona
- Senior Sustainability Fellow, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University
- Program Director, Sustainable Cities Institute, National League of Cities
The private sector and all levels of government are embracing resilience as a holistic, proactive framework to reduce risk, improve services, adapt to changing conditions, and empower citizens. In 2016, the National League of Cities (NLC) launched a Leadership in Community Resilience program to help elected officials, city staff, and...
- General Manager, Global Sustainability Solutions Services
The Circular Economy is more than minimizing waste generation. It is a "cradle to rarely reaching the grave" approach to the economy and human activity. Circular Economy concepts rest on comprehensive approaches to closing loops, thus transforming our linear extract-make-use-dispose economy and reducing human-kind’s use of Earth’s assets as well...
- Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability and Senior Sustainability Scientist, ASU
- Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability/School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies and Senior Sustainability Scientist, ASU
- Research Scientist and Assistant Professor, McGill University
The ongoing extensification of agriculture is leading to historically unprecedented tradeoffs between food production and other ecosystem services such as biodiversity, non-timber forest products, landscapes aesthetics, culture, and many others. These tradeoffs are global, and sustainability scientists examine the telecoupled effects of globalization on traditional land management and societies.
- General Manager, Global Sustainability Solutions Services, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
- Associate Professor, Nutrition Program, Healthy Lifestyles Research Center, College of Health Solutions
Among the many growing challenges to food system sustainability, wasted food may be one of the greatest. Food losses from production to consumption decrease food availability for those who need it the most, stress waste management systems, and impact the environment in significant ways.
Dan O'Neill, Christopher Wharton from ASU and...
- Manager, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
- Instructional Professional, School of Sustainability
- MA, 2010
- Senior Sustainability Scholar
- Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
- Professor, School of Public Affairs
This seminar is a collaboration between Bob Ramsey Executive Education and the School of Sustainability.
Is sustainability a priority in your organization? Is it important to your constituents? In this seminar, you will learn practical applications of sustainability within the context of public service:
- Chief Research Strategist and Director of Research Development, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
- Senior Sustainability Scientist, Juile Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
- Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of
In an era rocked by climate change and other large-scale disruptions, our cities must be resilient to survive and thrive. But what does that mean, exactly? This webinar will use the lenses of urban sustainability and resilience thinking to explore many pressing questions about the practical, day-to-day management of cities...
Learn from experts about the implications of climate change with a regional focus for the Southwest United States. The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is offering a series of two-day training academies produced and offered in partnership with the Arizona State University School of Sustainability.
The first workshop is a...
Do you envision a world where sustainability guides every organization’s decision-making process?
So does the Global Reporting Initiative, which established standardized reporting guidelines used by organizations of all sizes – from academic to corporate, governmental to nonprofit. Using GRI’s guidelines, organizations account for the economic, environmental and social impacts of their...
- Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Walton Sustainability Fellowship Program, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
- Regents' Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
As food systems have become increasingly interconnected and interdependent globally, their resilience must be considered from both biophysical and social science perspectives. Our panelists discuss the sensitivity of local and global food systems to a variety of disturbances, ranging from peak phosphorus, water scarcity and drought, to renewable energy policy...
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