Credentials for Sustainability Professionals
- Type: Archived Webinar
In order to effect more positive and faster advancements in the sustainability arena, the speaker suggests that the sustainability community must address two fundamental components. First, the community must define what is meant by the term 'Sustainability Practice,' and secondly, it must define how to become a credentialed 'Sustainability Expert.' Like medicine, engineering and other professions, one must have an agreed upon body of knowledge and a set of competent practitioners. Ms. Grubbe will review the progress to date and the future plans around establishing a credential around the practice of Sustainability.
The Sustainable Engineering Forum (SEF) seeks collaborative work in programming and education objectives with other professional societies, both national and foreign. SEF Members may access this content for free.
Ms. Grubbe has seen engineering ethics from many perspectives, and will bring her broad perspective to the webinar. A registered PE, she is a former Chair of the Law Enforcement and Ethics Committee of the Delaware Board, has consulted with NASA on safety culture after the Columbia Shuttle Accident, and has lectured extensively to students and professionals on safety and ethics. She has 40 yrs experience in industry and in private practice, and is currently co-authoring a ebook on an "Engineers' Professional Responsibility."Read more
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