The 2017 SouthEastern Environmental Conference: Environmental Management in the Southeast brings to us knowledgeable, engaged speakers presenting real-world solutions to difficult environmental management and compliance challenges. We are confident that you will find proactive and sustainable solutions for compliance and conservation. General session speakers will address key issues in environmental management and provide pertinent information on current topics of interest, and breakout sessions will include a wide range of environmental subjects and updates on regulatory matters.
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Sustainability 101 Training Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    • Purpose of Training course
      • Expectations
    • Instructor background
    • Student introduction
    • GEMI/UA overview

  2. Sustainability definitions
    • Classic
    • EPA & other
    • Conference Board - Business focus

  3. Why Sustainability
    • State of the world
      • Global mega trends - impacts
    • Business expectations
      • Drivers for sustainability

  4. Elements of Sustainability
    • Classic model of sustainability

  5. Risks and Opportunities
    • Threats to business
    • Risk & opportunity model
    • Revenue growth - trends
    • Examples of revenue growth

  6. Five steps towards advancing sustainability (Sustainability 101)
    • Engage, Listen and Learn
    • The 2020 reality check
    • Innovation across Industries
    • Exploring Sustainability within your organization
    • Charting a sustainability course
    • Five actions to implement sustainability

  7. GEMI Member Case Studies
    • Examples of GEMI member company 'S' implementation
  8. Tools to sustainabile development
    • GEMI tools
    • EPA tool

  9. Management Systems
    • EHS Management systems
      • ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 50001, RC14001

  10. Materiality Assessment Workshop
    • Develop and Discuss a materiality assessment of a fictitious company

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