Greening Consumption and Production: Massive Open Online Course

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Greening Consumption and Production: Massive Open Online Course
31 May 2017 to 12 July 2017
Worldwide
CBD, NBSAP, UNDP
Greening Consumption and Production: Massive Open Online Course This free, six-week facilitated course (31 May - 12 July 2017) is aimed at policymakers and practitioners working in the area of sustainable consumption and production (SCP). By taking this MOOC, you will gain an overview of key issues related to SCP and sustainable commodity supply chains. You will become proficient in mechanisms to facilitate SCP at the international level and in your own country, and have the chance to interact with world-known specialists from UNDP, the private sector, NGOs and national ministries. We will also encourage you to think critically about your resource use patterns in the context of international, national, and local approaches to greening consumption and production. UNDP, CBD and The Nature Conservancy will provide a certificate of completion. The course is available in English, Spanish and French. Topics include: Week 1: What is green consumption and production? Week 2: Key concepts and principles of green consumption and production Week 3: Understanding the international policy framework Week 4: Greening key production sectors – Agriculture, forestry and fisheries Week 5: Sustainable commodity supply chains Week 6: Mainstreaming biodiversity into national development planning
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