Sustainability Expert

Circular Economy Innovative Skills in the Textile Sector
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (159 ratings)
2,820 students
Sustainability Expert
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (159 ratings)
2,826 students
Climate Change
Circular Economy
Certifications and Policies
Manufacturing Systems
Energy Management
Environmental Legislation
Sustainable Business Models

Requirements

  • It is recommended that students have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Environmental Policy, Law, Business or Public Administration, Engineering, Textile Engineering.
Description

The Sustainability Expert course aims to empower learners to develop an understanding of global garment supply chains and the impact they have on people and our planet, while building strategies for change by driving forward a Textile and Clothing industry that supports people, planet, profits and creativity in equal measure.

Who this course is for:
  • The Sustainability Expert course is intended for learners who wish to focus on the long-term benefits of creating an efficient sustainability approach for their company/business, acknowledging the social and environmental impacts of production and consumption. This includes, primarily, Textile and Clothing industry professionals, especially those in leadership and managerial roles.
Curriculum
5 sections • 25 lectures • 4h 9m total length
  • Introduction to the course
  • Introduction to Module 1
  • Unit1.1 - Sustainability Definition and Policies
  • Quiz Unit 1.1
  • Unit 1.2 - Sustainable Development (Business Models)
  • Quiz Unit 1.2
  • Unit 1.3 - Application of Certifications and Policies
  • Quiz Unit 1.3
  • Unit 1.4 - Sustainability Assessment
  • Quiz Unit 1.4
  • Unit 1.5 - Internal Sustainability
  • Quiz Unit 1.5
  • Introduction to Module 2
  • Unit 2.1 - Environmental Performance Definition and Environment's Global Metrics
  • Quiz Unit 2.1
  • Unit 2.2 - Environmental Performance Manufacturing and Remanufacturing Systems
  • Quiz Unit 2.2
  • Unit 2.3 - Best Available Techniques (BAT) in the Textile sector
  • Quiz Unit 2.3
  • Unit 2.4 - Textile's Environmental Assessment - examples
  • Quiz Unit 2.4
  • Unit 2.5 - Environmental Legislation for the Textile sector
  • Quiz Unit 2.5
  • Introduction to Module 3
  • Unit 3.1 - CSR Definition and scope
  • Quiz Unit 3.1
  • Unit 3.2 - Fundamentals of CSR
  • Quiz Unit 3.2
  • Unit 3.3 - Organizational culture and CSR
  • Quiz Unit 3.3
  • Unit 3.4 - Implement and Evaluate CSR
  • Quiz Unit 3.4
  • Unit 3.5 - Occupational Health and Safety Legislation in the Textile sector
  • Quiz Unit 3.5
  • Introduction to Module 4
  • Unit 4.1 - Circular Economy Definition and Principles
  • Quiz Unit 4.1
  • Unit 4.2 - Identification of Environmental Legislation for Waste Management
  • Quiz Unit 4.2
  • Unit 4.3 - Circular Economy in the Textile sector
  • Quiz Unit 4.3
  • Unit 4.4 - Eco Design
  • Quiz Unit 4.4
  • Unit 4.5 - Circular Business Models for the Textile sector
  • Quiz Unit 4.5

Instructor
ERASMUS + project
Eco Tex
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 159 Reviews
  • 2,820 Students
  • 1 Course

The overall objective of ECO TEX project is the design and implementation of an innovative and comprehensive training toolkit. The platform will focus on online training and will facilitate dissemination of knowledge and sharing of experience. Moreover, it will serve as a medium for all stakeholders in the field to share concerns and advice, as well as promote employment opportunities.