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Did you know that the Securities and Exchange Commission have adopted new rules for publicly traded companies to disclose climate-related information in annual reports? Did you know that businesses that invest in sustainability outperform their peers?

In order for businesses in all industries to be successful today, they will need Sustainability Coordinators to help assess, recommend, and implement plans to ensure the processes and policies are efficient and responsible for the three pillars of the triple bottom line: People, Prosperity, and Planet!

The new non-credit Sustainability Coordinator Certificate at Penn State, co-designed by Penn State Sustainability and Penn State Continuing Education, helps business professionals turn rigorous knowledge into meaningful action. Come learn from the experts at Penn State, the top-rated university in the Big Ten in AASHE STARS sustainability rankings, recognized for our innovations in sustainable procurement, energy, water, and climate leadership.

This information session on Wednesday, August 7, from noon to 1 p.m. will offer a brief overview of the course, which starts September 9 and runs weekly for 12 weeks. You’ll learn about the foci and assignments of the course, as well as hear from the course instructor, Sarah Klinetob Lowe from the Clean Energy Center at Penn College of Technology.

The info session is free and open to all to learn how this certificate may be the perfect fit for you and your organization!