Sustainability 101

Time required: 30-40 minutes

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand what sustainability is and the differences between environmental, economic, and social sustainability
  • Understand the difference between adaptation and mitigation
  • Recognize the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)
  • Identify potential mitigating actions and the key obstacles limiting personal actions
  • Identify some of UNB’s efforts towards sustainability

Module summary

  1. Introduction to sustainability
  2. Introduction to the climate change crisis
  3. Definitions
  4. The UN SDGs
  5. Circles of influence
  6. Obstacles to sustainability action
  7. Reflection
  8. Conclusion

Call to action

At the end of this module, you will receive a printable “Sustainability Cheat Sheet” with key definitions and resources.

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