|[May 01, 2012]
UC Irvine Extension Announces Online Sustainability Courses for Environmental Professionals
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
of California, Irvine Extension announced today the availability of
an online course titled Sustainability and Green Initiatives for
Environmental Safety and Facility Professionals. The course will address
a variety of corporate sustainability initiatives and will be held from
July 9 through August 19. Registration begins on May 4. Prior to the
course, UC Irvine Extension will also offer a free webinar titled "Environmental
Management: Education Planning," which will be held on Thursday May
17 from 11:30am to 12:30 pm PST. The webinar will provide environmental,
safety and facilities professionals with information on upcoming
courses, options for financial assistance, and career planning resources.
"In today's competitive business environment, individuals who understand
and can lead sustainable environmental management initiatives will
remain ahead of their competition," said Dave Dimas, director of
engineering, sciences and information technology at UC Irvine Extension.
"UC Irvine Extension's courses are uniquely qualified to help
environmental professionals build this expertise."
The Sustainability and Green Initiatives for Environmental, Safety and
Facility Professionals course will provide participants with an
understading of how organizations are taking responsibility for the
impact of their activities on employees, customers, communities, and the
environment. Participants will also learn how to develop and put into
practice workplace programs that support corporate social responsibility
(CSR (News - Alert)), sustainability, and green initiatives.
The instructor for the course is James A. Boretti, who has more than 21
years of safety consulting and management experience. He advises a
variety of clients on green initiatives and assists them with such
challenges as Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), and corporate social
For more information or to register for the online course and webinar
please visit www.extension.uci.edu
or call (949) 824-5414.
Register now for the 'Environmental
Management: Education Planning' webinar which will provide
information on courses within the Environmental
Management Certificate Program.
About UC Irvine Extension: University
of California, Irvine Extension is the continuing education arm of UC
Irvine. Through thousands of courses and programs offered on campus,
online and on site, UC Irvine Extension helps adult learners reach their
career advancement and personal enrichment goals -and is celebrating 50
years of providing universally accessible, university-level learning to
local, regional, and global communities. Learn more at extension.uci.edu,
or join us on Facebook (News - Alert) at facebook.com/uciextension.
About the University of California, Irvine:
Founded in 1965, UCI is a top-ranked university dedicated to research,
scholarship and community service. Led by Chancellor Michael Drake since
2005, UCI is among the most dynamic campuses in the University of
California system, with nearly 28,000 undergraduate and graduate
students, 1,100 faculty and 9,000 staff. Orange (News - Alert) County's largest
employer, UCI contributes an annual economic impact of $4.2 billion. For
more UCI news, visit www.today.uci.edu.
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