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Spring 2022 Sustainability Management PS5168 section 001
Sustainability Metrics

Call Number 18436
Day & Time
W 6:10pm-8:00pm
307 Uris Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Dong Guo
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course will explore the relationship between sustainability and data from corporate and urban perspectives, focusing on how data is created, analyzed and used to make decisions. The course will start by revisiting different definitions of sustainability to outline the theoretical premises on which current data practices and policies are built. It will highlight the importance of actionable data, purpose-driven analysis and the selection of proper indicators. Moreover, students will learn how to use different datasets and calculation guidelines to assess corporations and cities’ environmental, and social footprint. The course will also present practical examples of the collection and reporting process of the urban and corporate data through GRI, SASB, TCFD, CDP and other reporting frameworks, providing insights into the concepts of data cleanliness, robustness, materiality analysis and stakeholder focus.
Web Site Vergil
Department Sustainability Management
Enrollment 43 students (44 max) as of 5:04PM Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Subject Sustainability Management
Number PS5168
Section 001
Division School of Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20221SUMA5168K001

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