An Introduction to Sustainability
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.
The course includes pre-recorded and interactive content, recommended further learning and an end of course assessment. You will receive an automated end-of-course certificate, subject to successful completion of the assessment.
As part of the launch of the new Sustainability Hub, IChemE Members can obtain free access to this course by inputting a discount code. See below for more details.
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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.
Module 1: What is sustainability
Module 2: Sustainability awareness
Module 3: Sustainability pillars
Module 4: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Module 5: Sustainable development
Module 6: Industrial ecology
Module 7: Sustainable chemical engineering
Module 8: 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 launch of the new Sustainability Hub, IChemE members can obtain free access to this course by inputting a discount code. The code was/will be shared with Members via:
- the 'Member News' email on 1 February 2022
- an email to all Members on 4 February 2022
- an article on the Sustainability Hub in TCE issue 969 (published at the end of February 2022)
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 corporate 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.