Unit I : Introduction to Sustainability Management : 3 hrs
Meaning, definition, dimensions of sustainability, value of sustainability, framework for business sustainability, CIMO Model, Transformation Process Model, Leadership and SM: Top Management Strategies for SM
Unit II : Sustainability Operating System in an Organization : 4.5 hrs
SOS basics, critical elements of an SOS, structural elements support SOS, SOS Standards, Sustainability-related Management system standards developing an SOS Standard, SOS Process Schedule
Unit III : Strategic Planning for a Sustainability operating system : 4.5 hrs
Purpose and benefits of Strategic Planning by Functional Groups, General Process for Sustainability Planning, Pre-Planning Information and Processes, Techniques for Reaching Consensus on Priorities, Strategic Planning Formats: The Balanced Scorecard and Alignment Tools, Tactical Plan, GEMI SD planner
Unit IV : Stakeholder engagement : 2 hrs
Identifying Stakeholders, purpose, The Engagement-Risk Dilemma, Principles, process, approaches
Unit V : Sustainability Metrics : 4 hrs
Sustainability indicators and metrics (setting metric goals), characteristics of sustainability indicators, theme-based indicator framework adopted by uncsd, gri, iso: brief concept.
Unit VI : Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management : 3 hrs
Framework for Understanding Environmental Policy- Values Dimension, Political Dimension, Science and Technology dimension, Policy Design Dimension, and Management Dimension.
Unit VII : Sustainable supply chain management and Manufacturing : 4 hrs
Green supply chain management, benchmarking and performance measurement across the supply chain-scormodel, Reverse logistics and the emergence of closed-loop, unep/setac life cycle initiative, technical challenge of industrial ecology in manufacturing.
Unit VIII : Management innovation and quality management : 2 hrs
Techniques of management innovation- strategic planning, reengineering, tqm, benchmarking, team management, integrating and using techniques.
Unit IX : Sustainability Reporting : 5 hrs
Sustainability reporting, Radical transparency, Reasons for Transparent Reporting, Internal Reporting, Public Report. Corporate Annual Sustainability Report, Sustainability Reporting Process Frameworks & Guidelines: GRIG4, AA1000 SES, Greenhouse Gas Accounting Reporting, ISO related reporting