Climate change poses a substantial and complicated set of cascading of implications for an organization’s operations, stakeholders and mission. Conducting a comprehensive assessment of the change implications of climate change, and developing/implementing an effective responsible strategy requires full reconsideration of program design, products, processes, and strategic planning.  Consequently, professionals across numerous roles and sectors will benefit from foundational competencies in lifecycle assessment and systems thinking.

Learning Objectives

  • To be published shortly


Course Architects

  • Annick Anctil – Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

  • Ann Erhardt – Chief Sustainability Officer for Infrastructure, Planning, and Facilities, Michigan State University

  • Tom Etheridge – LCA Program Manager, HP

  • Angela Fisher – Co-Founder & Director, Aspire Sustainability

  • Sarah Jordaan – Assistant Professor, Energy, Resources and Environment, Johns Hopkins University

  • Debbie Kalish – Program Manager, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Ingersoll Rand

  • Christopher Richard – Team Lead (Sr. Staff Analyst) - Corporate Sustainability, Lockheed Martin

  • Ruben Roc – Sustainability Project Manager, HP

  • Julie Sinistore – Project Director, Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change, WSP

  • Tim Smith – Professor, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota

  • Debbie Steckel – Executive Director, American Center for Life-Cycle Assessment (ACLCA)