Sustainable Dev in Prac: Brazil

The objective of the course is to introduce the participants to the basic concepts of sustainable development, raise awareness to the challenges, limits, and opportunities faced by the private sector. Brazil?s government, society, and business community have shown a great commitment to balancing economic development and environmental sustainability. From programs to reduce the rate of Amazon deforestation, to a gigantic bio-energy industry, and innovative carbon credit-generating initiatives, Brazil is leading a true revolution of economic possibilities. Participants will have an opportunity visit enterprises that are leading the sustainability movement in Brazil such as Plantar, Votorantim Celulose, Arcelor, BioAtlantica Institute, visit Curitiba, a model green city, and attend presentations by academic, scientific and business leaders.

Course Number: 
GF-4514
Credit Hours: 
3.00