SSM 301 : Sustainable Assessments and Indicators

Credits

3

Lecture Hours

45

Teaching Equivalent

3.00

Prerequisites

SSM 202, MATH 115, and MATH 135, all with grade C or better, or consent.

Description

Examines methods of assessing sustainability and distinguishing marketing claims from actual progress. Studies triple bottom line, cradle to cradle/grave, carbon neutrality, and carbon footprint; as well as life cycle assessment, energy analysis, and sustainability indicators that customize data collection and analysis. Final project develops a business case, adding indicators to demonstrate its integrity.

Articulation Code

DS