Sustainability Courses

Public Service and Social Responsibility Courses

In our constantly changing global landscape, individuals and organizations have an ever-increasing responsibility to consider the welfare and interests of society as a whole. UC San Diego Extension’s Public Service and Social Responsibility courses offer cutting-edge and practical instruction to prepare individuals for leadership roles and other activities related to civic engagement, public service, advocacy, social action, and environmental sustainability.

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Free Sustainable Transportation Workshop
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December 3
Register today for this free workshop and networking session featuring San Diego County Planning Commissioner Peder Norby.Learn about changes in energy and transportation along with massive amounts of computational power and advances from the communications revolution of the past 30 years.
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Industrial Stormwater Compliance Workshop
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Don't miss this intensive two-day workshop designed to provide comprehensive training on California’s reissued Industrial Storm Water Permit, which will impose significant regulations on as many as 130,000 California businesses.Gain an in-depth understanding of how the Permit applies to you and how to achieve and maintain compliance.
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New! Environment, Land Use, and Resources
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Explore the principal federal and state laws and regulations governing the environment around us, including air, water, soil and hazardous waste, as well as the regulation of land uses. Learn how to interpret and apply the laws in practical, “real life” settings.
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Clean Energy - Clean Tech
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Explore cutting-edge renewable energy strategies, clean technologies, and effective energy management for homes and businesses. The multiple factors driving the development of renewable energy technologies will be covered, including climate change, limitations on fossil fuels, national security, and health impacts of non-renewable energy sources.
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Sustainable and Environmental Management Reporting
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Learn how to more accurately determine, manage and report your company and sector performance through environmental management reporting—a growing industry with emerging job opportunities.Discover the flexibility of a range of environmental management reporting techniques, and how to tailor reporting to meet your needs.
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Fundraising and Development Certificate
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Increase your ability to raise capital for your organization or business by gaining insight into the psychology of philanthropy and fundraising.

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