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An Introduction to Sustainability -  multiple users or booking on behalf of a user

An Introduction to Sustainability - multiple users or booking on behalf of a user


£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.

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.

Already purchased this course? Log back into the IChemE Virtual Learning Zone to continue your learning.

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.

Course outline

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). Delegates will be able to access the training course via your their browser and complete the course at their own pace. Upon purchase, send your delegate(s) first name, last name, and e-mail address for us to set up your learner(s) within the Virtual Learning Zone.


If purchasing for multiple users, you can benefit from the following discounts using the code provide:

  • 2-5 users – 25% discount - use 'multi-user2-5'
  • 6-10 users – 35% discount - use 'multi-user6-10'
  • 11-50 users – 50% discount - use 'multi-user11+'

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 just for yourself?

DO NOT purchase yourself access to this course from this page - instead use our main course page where upon purchase, you will automatically become set up within IChemE's 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.

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