Courses taught by Carlos Zapata
Environmental and Sustainability Standards
This course explains the different and most relevant sustainability standards—such as GRI, CDP, SASB, ISO, B-Corp, and others—as well as the differences between process and performance standards.
Introduction to Corporate Sustainability
In this course, the student will gain the skills needed to help an organization adopt sustainable practices, develop long-term plans to minimize environmental impact, identify the appropriate frameworks, and undertake meaningful interaction with internal and external stakeholders.
Principles of Materiality, Responsiveness, Inclusivity, and Impact
In this course, students will take a deep dive into the AA1000 AccountAbility standard and its four Principles: Inclusivity, Materiality, Responsiveness and Impact and how they integrate to develop a very well thought out framework.
Sustainability Marketing and Greenwashing
Sustainability marketing, when done right, can boost a brand’s reputation and provide an edge over competitors. This course analyzes strategies to effectively jump-start sustainability marketing efforts and avoid greenwashing.
Sustainable Supply Chains
This course examines how to integrate environmental, social, and financial practices into an organization's complete product and services lifecycle, from product design and development to raw material selection, including raw material extraction or agricultural production, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, and end of life.