Inspiring and equipping people and organisations to build a better world for all

Sustainability 101

Our need to address our social, economic and environmental problem is increasingly affecting virtually every aspect of our society. Sustainability is a broad and fast-evolving field that challenges how we think and how we act. This foundation course equips participants with a nuanced insight into the problems and what we can do about them.

Course description

This one-day course empowers participants with the underlying knowledge and methodologies for embarking on this challenging and exciting learning-by-doing journey. Topics covered include:

  • An overview of the state of the world and the key issues we face.
  • An exploration of the problem causes.
  • Key principles for our society to begin tackling these issues and building a more just, equitable and enduring world.
  • Examples of how leading communities, governments and corporations are responding.
  • How working with human values is an essential aspect to sustainability.
  • Throughout, a range of  frameworks and methodologies are presented and explored.

Short case-studies, video clips, exercises and discussions are used to enliven the sessions and deepen the learning experience.

Who is this course for?

Managers and other employees wanting to enrich their knowledge about sustainability.


Participants who have completed this course will:

  • Understand what sustainability is and why it is essential for our society.
  • Know what the key social, economic and environmental issues are that we face.
  • Realise what leading organisations are doing to tackle these issues.
  • Recognise the importance of sustainability for their organisation.
  • Understand the fundamentals for creating a more sustainable business and society.


This is a one-day course.
View public course dates, locations and investment here.
For in-house purposes the course structure, duration and content can be adjusted to suit specific needs.