One Young World Academy - Reduce Carbon Emissions
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In this course, you will

  • Identify an opportunity
    Identify an area in your business to reduce carbon emissions as well as develop that plan with the support of your project advisor.
  • Learn from experts
    Hear from Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and Founder of Grameen Bank and Simon Stiell, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
  • Use the right methods
    Gain a clear understanding of how to reduce carbon emissions and apply a range of templates and toolkits to your guided project.
  • Develop relevant skills
    Develop and improve a selection of key skills relevant to change activism in your organization.

5 steps to success

16-20 hours over 6+ weeks

Help is always available

Project advisor support

Invaluable insider insights from your project advisor.

Up to 3 hours of 1-2-1 support.

Guides & resources

Switch on to our online library to access authentic case studies, proven business models, and practice scenarios that will help you test and deliver your plan.

Up to 4 hours of content.

Power skills you will develop

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Incorporate the ideas, needs, and priorities of stakeholders to identify a plan of action that represents a win-win for everyone.

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Make a compelling case for your plan using what you know about your stakeholders’ needs and priorities. Communicate your project plan appropriately, tailoring what and how you share information with your organization.

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Critical thinking

Collect evidence about your organization’s current approach to reducing carbon emissions. Gather information on the resources your organization can offer you for your project. Describe how you will evaluate the success of your plan of action.

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Problem solving

Identify and explore the problem of how your organization could reduce carbon emissions. Develop a well-researched plan to help your organization reduce carbon emissions.

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Social responsibility

Describe why it is important to reduce carbon emissions and identify what personally motivates you to reduce them. Create a project plan that has measurable outcomes for reducing carbon emissions.

On completion you will have

Discovered ways to reduce carbon emissions

Demonstrated live project experience around a key opportunity in your business that reduces carbon emissions.

Transferable skills to use across your business

Gained proficiency in critical skills fundamental to change activism that supports your career development.

Resources you can turn to again and again

A structured business plan with templates that you can download and use in future projects.

Credly badge

A Credly badge that certifies your competence in reducing carbon emissions.

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