Carbon Literacy training to tackle the climate crisis and promote climate solutions

Are you concerned about the climate crisis? Are you concerned about how businesses and societies will be affected by the climate crisis and want to find out ways you could still mitigate the risks? Do you want to link the Covid-19-recovery with a transition to a low-carbon economy addressing social inequalities simultaneously?

The climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges we are currently facing, and it will affect all aspects of business and society and all other areas we might be concerned about such as economic recovery poverty or loss of biodiversity. Consequently, graduates and employees with the know-how in tackling environmental and social issues to cope with future challenges have a competitive advantage in the job market. 

The Carbon Literacy Training is now available in a virtual interactive format!

 

Meet The Trainers

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Professor Petra-Molthan Hill

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Petra is Professor of Sustainable Management and Education for Sustainable Development at Nottingham Business School and Co-Chair of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) working group on climate change and environment. She won the Sustainability Professional Award in the Green Gown Awards 2016 and The Guardian University Award 2015 for Business Partnership (Greenhouse Gas Management Project) together with NetPositive Ltd. She has co-designed the Carbon Literacy Training for Business Schools and is running this training since 2018.

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Dr Alex Mifsud

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Alex Mifsud holds a Ph.D. in Education for Sustainable Development from London South Bank University (UK)  She lectures on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Malta and the UK and sits on the Sustainability Research Group within the London Regional Centre of Expertise on ESD. Alex has developed ESD courses and training programmes and applies her research interests in employee engagement and behavioural change to assisting organisations work towards their sustainable development goals.

Dr. Mifsud has co-designed the Online Carbon Literacy Training and offers the Carbon Literacy Training through the EAUC in the UK and across the EU region. 

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Dr Alex Hope

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Alex is Head of Department for Leadership and Human Resource Management and Associate Professor of Business Ethics at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is Vice-Chair of the UK and Ireland Chapter of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) initiative and Co-Chair of the UN PRME Climate Change and Environment working group. He holds a PhD in Sustainable development, an MA in Academic Practice and BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management.

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Dr Rachael Welton

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Rachel is a Principal Lecturer in Tourism and International Business. She joined Nottingham Business School in 2003 and since then has taught on and been a module leader for a number of international, marketing and tourism modules offered within NBS. She successfully gain Senior Fellow HEA recognition in 2017. She is a University Verifier, representative in the NTU Collaborative Partners Committee and conducts external examiner work. Rachel is the Secretarial Chair of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) working group on climate change and environment

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Dr Caroline Aggestam Pontoppidan

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Caroline holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School. She is Academic Director of PRME at the School as well as an Associate Professor at the Department of Accounting & Auditing. Her research focuses on sustainability reporting and takes an interest in carbon accounting and other measures for sustainability reporting. Her research pertaining RME takes an interest in questions regarding the governance, institutionalisation, and contextualisation of RME. Caroline is developing carbon accounting teaching material as part of the Carbon Literacy Training.

Dr Ani Raiden

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Ani is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Nottingham Business School. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and a Past Chair of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM). Principles of sustainability are integral to Ani’s research on managing people, quality of working life, and social value. She is the lead author of Social Value in Construction and co-editor of Routledge Social Value in the Built Environment book series.

Dr Muhammad Mazhar

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Muhammad is a Senior Lecturer in Sustainability at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is also the Sustainability Coordinator of the Business School, aiming to help embed sustainability in teaching, research, operational and partnership activities. By background, he is a Civil Engineer having B.E. in Civil Engineering and MSc. in Construction Management. He holds PhD in Sustainability and Carbon Management. His interest is in sustainability, energy & carbon management, education for sustainable development and low carbon smart cities.