bus372 | undergraduate
Business Sustainability Standards
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Sources of Law and Organizational Impact
- Identify the various sources of environmental law in the United States.
- Describe the impact of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on industry and organizations.
- Explain the implications of the United States v. Hayes International Corporation case for business practices.
Environmental Law and the Impact of Waste and Energy Management on Industry
- Compare and contrast removal versus remedial business actions in waste management.
- Determine how an organization could be named as a “potentially responsible party” (PRP) with regard to hazardous waste.
- Analyze the impact of U.S.energy policy on organizations and the impact of alternative or renewable energy.
Current Trends and Introduction to ISO 14000 and LEED
- Describe the drivers of organizational and environmental responsibility.
- Explain the ISO 14001 approach to Environmental Management Systems (EMS).
- Differentiate LEED® Certification from ISO Certification.
Sustainability Leadership and Competitive Advantage
- Analyze environmental value creation and its impact on competitive advantage.
- Explain how the balanced environmental scorecard is used in evaluating business performance.
- Describe the stakeholders’ role in environmental value creation.
ISO 14001 Requirements
- Describe ISO 14001 requirements in regard to environmental, legal, and operational policies.
- Analyze the application of ISO 14001 requirements to business practices.
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