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Innovative Finance: Hacking finance to change the world (Coursera)

To address global poverty - do we really not have enough resources or do we not have the right tools to allocate our resources? The tools of finance, when applied correctly, can be an enabler of social and environmental outcomes. This course is designed to give you the ability [...]

Environmental Gamechanger – Lead the Way to Sustainable Development (edX)

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Environmental Gamechanger – Lead the Way to Sustainable Development (edX)
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Do you wish you could have an actual, tangible impact on global challenges, like climate change and pollution? Do you know of concrete issues in your community that need to change for the better, but no-one is taking on the challenge? Then let this online course empower you to [...]

Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)

Mar 21st 2022
Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)
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War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment? This course explores three aspects of conflict and resource scarcity, and applies these to explore decision making and negotiation skills. Human conflict has both short and long term [...]

Introduction to Sustainability and Development (FutureLearn)

Mar 7th 2022
Introduction to Sustainability and Development (FutureLearn)
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Discover the impact of human activity on our planet, and what we can do to ensure a sustainable future for everybody. This online course explores why and how human activity impacts negatively on the environment, why this is important, and what we are trying to do about it.

Environmental Challenges: Human Impact in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)

Mar 7th 2022
Environmental Challenges: Human Impact in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)
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Complexity in nature arises from a myriad of simple interactions. How can this lead to an unpredictable dynamism? Complex patterns in ecology are not always causal and predictable. Populations have their own dynamics that can be independent of external environmental conditions. In this course we look at the way [...]

Environmental Challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights (FutureLearn)

Feb 21st 2022
Environmental Challenges: Hierarchy in Property Rights (FutureLearn)
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How does language help us develop our relationship with nature and determine the rights of access and ownership? Increasing populations and social changes are pressurising our relationship with the environment. Property rights are embedded in power structures and land management. This course explores the different ways that nature is [...]

Environmental Challenges: Rights and Values in Ecosystem Services (FutureLearn)

Feb 7th 2022
Environmental Challenges: Rights and Values in Ecosystem Services (FutureLearn)
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Differences in values can create conflict. How can we learn to manage our natural resources with integrity? Humans are very innovative, but we’ve also created many ecological problems. We’ve changed the face of the planet, fished the oceans, and we’re causing climate change through emissions. Designing institutional arrangements that [...]

Environmental Challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management (FutureLearn)

Jan 24th 2022
Environmental Challenges: Justice in Natural Resource Management (FutureLearn)
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How do we ensure that the difficult decisions about the management of natural resources are just and fair for all? When looking at different societies and cultures around the world, it is interesting how ubiquitous the principles of justice are. It is part of our human nature to think [...]

Tackling Environmental Challenges for a Sustainable Future (FutureLearn)

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Tackling Environmental Challenges for a Sustainable Future (FutureLearn)
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Discover how environmental research can inform how we respond to and solve the major global environmental issues of today. Explore sustainable solutions to environmental issues like changing glaciers. Our energy use is unsustainable, we’re producing waste plastic that’s endangering oceans, and large parts of the natural world are disappearing. [...]

Managing Company Culture Whilst Responding to Environmental Challenges (FutureLearn)

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Managing Company Culture Whilst Responding to Environmental Challenges (FutureLearn)
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Explore how to identify environmental factors that may impact company culture and delve into techniques to address these issues. Explore the effects of internal and external factors on company culture. This short course offers junior and middle managers and entrepreneurs the chance to learn how to influence, protect, and [...]