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- PROJECT OFFICER – CLIMATE CHANGE at WWF at Bengaluru, KarnatakaIn Climate Change Jobs·October 13, 2022PROJECT OFFICER – CLIMATE CHANGE From 3 to 5 year(s) of experience ₹ Not Disclosed by Recruiter Bangalore/Bengaluru Job Description Roles and Responsibilities Job Profile: Project management and implementation: Responsible for managing the planning and implementation of the “Mobilizing cities to be climate resilient” project, including effective delivery and execution of the project as per timelines, reporting and project documentation, identification and leveraging opportunities. Support the development of a corporate climate strategy to mobilize business and industry in Bangalore to promote citizens of urban cities to be climate resilient. Support implementation of science based targets, engage in corporate employee engagement platform for emission / carbon reduction, target setting & climate and use of renewable energy, reducing water footprint by the corporate sector Support Environment Education Team in implementing Employee Engagement programs pertaining to the project Identification and engagement of vendors, agencies and partners towards execution of the project Responsible in tracking and maintaining budget expenses. It’s a key component of project management. Submit reports in the pre- defined format in a timely manner. Convene and participate in periodic discussions and meetings to track progress and share updates and inputs. Flag concerns in a timely manner and propose solutions. Reporting will be to the Project Lead at the Secretariat. Stakeholder management: Corporate outreach and maintaining relationships with existing program stakeholders and leading outreach to drive the adoption of more sustainable practices in the industry by convening key stakeholders. Represent WWF at relevant corporate climate industry for workshops Work closely with WWF’s network team and donors related to the project Support in other Climate Change and Environment Education deliverables Events and communication: Supporting the planning, organization and coordination of meetings, events and workshops as required. The Climate Officer will participate indialogues and events on corporate engagements. Monitoring & evaluation: Leading the monitoring and evaluation of project activities for impact assessment, submitting progress reports to the donor as per their timeline. Developing tools and indicators to evaluate and assess the impact of the project activities Keep abreast of relevant industry sectors and national and international climate related developments Risk Evaluation & Mitigation: Participate in risk evaluation and mitigation strategies. Read and understand WWF India’s policies and procedures on Risk . Be compliant at all times and adhere to Values and Core Standards of the organization Desired qualifications, experience and skills: Masters in Environment / Natural Resource Management, MBA, Public policy, communication etc. 3+ years of experience in relevant field with a strong working background in climate change, energy, knowledge/ experience on wetlands, water management, awareness programmes / initiatives is desirable Experience in all aspects of project design and management (e.g. planning, funding proposal development, monitoring and reporting) Proven track record in stakeholder engagement, partnership development and reporting. Apply Here - https://careers.wwfindia.org/job-description/?url=project-officer-climate-change-world-wide-fund-for-nature-india-bangalore-bengaluru-3-to-5-years-150622004132#10121
- Manager Sustainability at Randstad, MumbaiIn Sustainability Jobs ·October 12, 2022mumbai, maharashtra a client of randstad india permanent job details Sustainability & Environmental Strategy: Assisting group companies develop their sustainability and environmental strategies and integrate this with core business. This inter alia covers all or some of the stages in the process: Policy & governance Identifying sustainability issues & Materiality Ambition and goal-setting Developing KPIs, targets and action plans Defining internal controls and measurement systems in alignment with company’s broader business strategy and Setting up mechanisms to measure progress against strategies, objectives and performance targets. Assisting companies in integrating sustainability into various functional areas: Assessing impact of transition and physical risks from Climate Change and integrating responses into business strategy Board engagement Investor engagement Supply chains – policy and framework Product stewardship Knowledge and Capability Building: Building knowledge and capabilities of group company teams in a number of areas, via guidelines, tools, best practice documents, workshops etc.: Global sustainability trends and good practices (role of boards, investor expectations, supply chains, integrating SDGs, integrating ESG risks into Enterprise Risk Management etc.) Sustainability strategy formulation Sustainability reporting (GRI, IR, NGRBC, BRR etc.) Supply chain sustainability New and emerging sustainability issues experience 10 skills sustainability qualifications B.E/B.Tech PGDM Any Apply Here - https://www.randstad.in/jobs/manager-sustainability_mumbai_76052/0122
- Find 4000+ Jobs on Alp ConsultingIn Renewable Energy Jobs·March 15, 2023Do you want to make a difference? We feel the same way. Explore career opportunities available with ALP and take your career to the next level. Apply: https://alp.consulting/careers/ Website: https://alp.consulting/001
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- The Importance of Caring for Our Environment
Introduction Our environment is an essential part of our lives. It provides us with the resources we need to live, work, and play. However, in recent years, the health of our environment has been threatened by human activities such as pollution and deforestation. In this article, we will explore the importance of caring for our environment, including the benefits it provides and the consequences of neglecting it. The Benefits of a Healthy Environment A healthy environment provides many benefits to both humans and wildlife. Some of these benefits include: Clean Air and Water Clean air and water are essential for our health and well-being. A healthy environment provides clean air to breathe and clean water to drink. Pollution can cause respiratory problems, skin irritation, and even cancer. By caring for our environment, we can ensure that our air and water are clean and safe. Biodiversity Biodiversity is the variety of plant and animal species in a given ecosystem. A healthy environment supports a diverse range of species, which can provide many benefits, such as: Food sources Medicinal plants Natural pest control Ecosystem stability Climate Regulation A healthy environment helps regulate the Earth's climate. Trees and other plants absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, reducing the greenhouse effect and mitigating climate change. By caring for our environment, we can help prevent the devastating effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and extreme weather events. The Consequences of Neglecting Our Environment Neglecting our environment can have severe consequences for both humans and wildlife. Some of these consequences include: Pollution Pollution can have a significant impact on our health and the environment. It can cause respiratory problems, skin irritation, and even cancer. Pollution can also harm wildlife, contaminating their habitats and food sources. Loss of Biodiversity When we neglect our environment, we can cause the loss of biodiversity. This can have severe consequences, such as: Food scarcity Loss of medicinal plants Increased risk of disease Ecosystem instability Climate Change Neglecting our environment can contribute to climate change, which can have devastating effects, such as: Rising sea levels More frequent and severe natural disasters Food and water scarcity Loss of homes and habitats How We Can Care for Our Environment Caring for our environment is essential to preserving its health and the benefits it provides. Here are some ways we can care for our environment: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Reducing our waste, reusing materials, and recycling can help reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills and oceans. Use Sustainable Practices Using sustainable practices such as using renewable energy sources and reducing our carbon footprint can help mitigate climate change. Support Conservation Efforts Supporting conservation efforts such as protecting wildlife habitats and reforestation can help preserve biodiversity and ecosystem stability. Educate Ourselves and Others Educating ourselves and others about the importance of caring for our environment can help raise awareness and promote action. Conclusion Our environment is essential to our well-being, and caring for it is crucial to preserving its health and the benefits it provides. By reducing pollution, preserving biodiversity, mitigating climate change, and supporting conservation efforts, we can ensure that our environment remains healthy and vibrant for future generations. FAQs What is biodiversity, and why is it important? Biodiversity refers to the variety of plant and animal species in a given ecosystem. It is essential because it provides food sources, medicinal plants, natural pest control, and ecosystem stability. How can I reduce my carbon footprint? You can reduce your carbon footprint by using renewable energy
- why environmental science is recognized as a multidisciplinary subject?
Environmental science is recognized as a multidisciplinary subject because it involves concepts and principles from multiple disciplines such as biology, chemistry, physics, geology, atmospheric science, and more to understand the complex interactions between human activities and the natural environment. This interdisciplinary approach is necessary to address environmental problems holistically and find solutions that are scientifically sound and socially acceptable.
- Protecting Biodiversity
Biodiversity is the variety of different types of life that exist within a particular ecosystem or on the planet as a whole. It is an important aspect of the natural world and is essential for the health and functioning of ecosystems. There are many different factors that contribute to biodiversity, including the number and variety of species within an ecosystem, the genetic diversity within each species, and the complexity of the relationships between species. Biodiversity is important because it provides a wide range of benefits to both humans and the natural world. For example, biodiversity plays a vital role in maintaining the balance of the natural world and the ecosystem services that are essential for human survival, such as clean air and water, soil fertility, and pollination of crops. Biodiversity is also important for the economic well-being of humans, as many industries, such as agriculture, forestry, and tourism, rely on the natural world to provide resources and services. Unfortunately, biodiversity is under threat from a variety of human activities, including habitat destruction, pollution, and climate change. The loss of biodiversity can have serious consequences, including the extinction of species and the disruption of ecosystems. To help protect biodiversity, it is important to take steps to conserve and protect natural habitats, manage natural resources sustainably, and reduce the impact of human activities on the natural world. This can include activities such as protecting endangered species, restoring damaged habitats, and implementing sustainable land use practices. By taking these steps, we can help to preserve the diversity of life on our planet for future generations.
- Sustainable Development 101: Ways 2 Secure Future
This course introduces the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development and draws upon the most recent developments in the social and physical sciences. It discusses the intricate relationships between the global economy and the natural world as well as the problems associated with development that is both socially and environmentally sustainable. In addition to addressing the problems of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive development, it describes the intricate relationships between the global economy and the natural environment of the planet. By the end of this course, students will have gained a broad overview of the critical challenges and potential solutions for achieving growth in the 21st century. You can expect to learn: An Introduction to Sustainable Development The impact of individuals on inequality, poverty, health, and human rights The function of the planet, including its boundaries, the importance of renewable energy sources, and how to use our natural resources sustainably. How to promote economic growth while ensuring that no one is left behind.
About This Course This course introduces the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development and draws upon the most recent developments in the social and physical sciences. It discusses the intricate relationships between the global economy and the natural world as well as the problems associated with development that is both socially and environmentally sustainable. In addition to addressing the problems of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive development, it describes the intricate relationships between the global economy and the natural environment of the planet. By the end of this course, students will have gained a broad overview of the critical challenges and potential solutions for achieving growth in the 21st century. Course Learning Objectives You can expect to learn: An Introduction to Sustainable Development The impact of individuals on inequality, poverty, health, and human rights The function of the planet, including its boundaries, the importance of renewable energy sources, and how to use our natural resources sustainably. How to promote economic growth while ensuring that no one is left behind. This course is self-paced, which means you can complete the content anytime.
Module 1: What is Sustainable Development? Chapter 1: Introduction to Sustainable Development Chapter 2: Economic Growth and Progress Chapter 3: Continuing Poverty Chapter 4: Environmental Threats Chapter 5: Business As Usual Versus Sustainable Development Chapter 6: From the MDGs to the SDGs: Agenda 2030 Module 2: Economic Development – How We Measure It, How It Varies Around the World Chapter 1: Incomes Around the World Chapter 2: Urban/Rural Inequality Chapter 3: Income Inequality Within Countries Chapter 4: Measuring Well-being Chapter 5: Convergence or Divergence? Module 3: A Short History of Economic Development Chapter 1: Economic Development is New, Starting Around 1750 Chapter 2: The Industrial Revolution Starts in England Chapter 3: The Great Waves of Technological Change Chapter 4: The Diffusion of Economic Growth Chapter 5: Economic Development Since World War II: The Making of Globalization Module 4: Why Did Some Countries Advance While Others Remained in Poverty? Chapter 1: The Idea of Clinical Economics Chapter 2: The Role of Physical Geography: Transport, Energy, Disease, Crops Chapter 3: The Role of Culture: Demography, Education, Gender Chapter 4: The Role of Politics Chapter 5: Which Countries Are Still Stuck in Poverty? Module 5: The MDGs and the End of Extreme Poverty Chapter 1: The Reasons to Believe that Extreme Poverty Can Be Ended Chapter 2: A Strategy to End Extreme Poverty in Africa Chapter 3: South Asia: The Continuing Challenge of the Food Supply Chapter 4: A Closer Look at Official Development Assistance Chapter 5: Designing Practical Interventions: The Case of Millennium Villages Module 6: Growth within Planetary Boundaries Chapter 1: The Origins of the Boundary Concept: Thomas Malthus Chapter 2: Neo-Malthusian Frameworks: Growth Dynamics Chapter 3: The 9 Planetary Boundaries Chapter 4: Living Within Limits: Energy, Agriculture, Industry Module 7: Human Rights and Gender Equality Chapter 1: The Ethics of Wealth, Poverty, and Inequality Chapter 2: Major UN Covenants and Declarations Chapter 3: Divided Societies Chapter 4: Forces of Widening Inequalities Chapter 5: Gender Inequity Module 8: Education Chapter 1: Life-Cycle Approach to Human Development Chapter 2: Early Childhood Development Chapter 3: The Rising Returns to Education and the Supply Response Chapter 4: Social Mobility Chapter 5: The Role of Higher Education in Sustainable Development Module 9: Universal Health Coverage Chapter 1: The Human Right to Health Chapter 2: Poverty and Disease Chapter 3: Designing and Financing a Primary Health System in Low-Income Settings Chapter 4: Ten Recommended Steps to Health for All in the Poorest Countries Chapter 5: The Challenges of Health Coverage in High-Income Countries Module 10: Sustainable Food Supply and the End of Hunger Chapter 1: Malnutrition Chapter 2: Farm Systems, Ecology, and Food Security Chapter 3: How Environmental Change Threatens the Food System Chapter 4: How the Food System Threatens the Environment Chapter 5: Towards a Sustainable Global Food Supply Module 11: Sustainable Cities Chapter 1: The Patterns of Urbanization Around the World Chapter 2: What Makes a City Sustainable? Chapter 3: Smart Infrastructure Chapter 4: Urban Resilience Chapter 5: Planning for Sustainable Development Module 12: Curbing Climate Change Chapter 1: The Basic Science of Climate Change Chapter 2: Consequences Chapter 3: Mitigation Chapter 4: Adaptation Chapter 5: Mitigation Policies Module 13: Saving Biodiversity Chapter 1: What is Biodiversity? Chapter 2: Biodiversity Under Threat Chapter 3: Oceans and Fisheries Chapter 4: Deforestation Chapter 5: International Dynamics Module 14: The Proposal for Sustainable Development Goals Chapter 1: The Sustainable Development Goals Chapter 2: Goal-Based Development Chapter 3: Financing for Sustainable Development Chapter 4: Principles of Good Governance Chapter 5: Is Sustainable Development Feasible
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