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An Introduction to Sustainability

An Introduction to Sustainability

ISBN: S0303

£150.00 price excludes VAT


It is important that chemical engineers have a basic understanding of sustainability and their role in it. This course will provide you with an introduction to the key issues and help you to achieve your sustainability goals.

IChemE members can obtain free access to this course by inputting a discount code. See below for more details.

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Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you will:

  • understand the contributions that chemical engineers can make to the delivery of sustainability
  • understand how chemical engineering principles can contribute to sustainability
  • be aware of the sustainability issues, obligations, and responsibilities of chemical engineers
  • have a better understanding of ‘sustainability thinking’.

Who will benefit

Chemical engineers at all levels, across all sectors, seeking to develop a better understanding of sustainability.

What do you get?

  • Access to the on-demand course for six months (single user)
  • Pre-recorded and interactive content including recommended further learning
  • End-of-course assessment
  • Automated end-of-course certificate, subject to successful completion of the assessment

Course outline

  • What is sustainability
  • Sustainability awareness
  • Sustainability pillars
  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Sustainable development
  • Industrial ecology
  • Sustainable chemical engineering
  • Measuring sustainability


This on-demand course is delivered via IChemE’s Virtual Learning Zone (registration required). You will be able to access the training course via your web browser and complete the course at your own pace.

Free access to IChemE members

As part of the Sustainability Hub, IChemE members can currently obtain free access to this course by inputting a discount code. The code has been shared with members via: 

  • Member News 
  • Direct email campaigns 

If you cannot find the discount code, please contact us confirming your IChemE membership number. 

Purchasing on behalf of someone else or for multiple users?

DO NOT purchase on behalf of someone else from this page instead use our multiple-user option where upon purchase, IChemE will set up your learner(s) within our Virtual Learning Zone. 

    Train your team

    This course can be delivered to in-house teams, either on-site or online. Content can be tailored to your specific requirements, and this could be a cost-effective option if you have several people requiring the training. To find out more and request a quotation, visit our in-company training page.

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