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LEARNING AIMS

THE ECO-REPRESENTATIVE :

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

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Ensures future generations have access to necessary resources. Protects ecosystems and biodiversity. Mitigates climate change impacts. Supports long-term economic growth and stability. Promotes social equity and well-being.

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What is sustainability? Sustainability refers to meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. It involves a holistic approach that considers environmental, social, and economic dimensions to maintain equilibrium between these areas.

Sustainability

Some definitions

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Why is this so imporatnt

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Using renewable energy sources like solar and wind power. Implementing zero-waste policies by reducing, reusing, and recycling. Promoting sustainable agriculture and farming practices. Encouraging eco-friendly transportation options (cycling, public transport, electric vehicles).

EXAMPLES OF THINGS WE CAN DO TO MAKE CLIMATE ACTION REAL

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What are some examples of sustainability? Sustainability ideas in practice: Examples include renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, sustainable agriculture practices, green building designs, comprehensive recycling programs, and initiatives to reduce water usage and pollution.

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What are the 3 pillars of sustainability? The three pillars of sustainability are environmental protection, social equity, and economic viability. These pillars are interdependent and necessary for the well-being of individuals, societies, and ecosystems.

What are the benefits of sustainability? Benefits of sustainability include -

  • a healthier environment,
  • reduced greenhouse gas emissions,
  • conservation of natural resources,
  • stronger communities,
  • social equity,
  • economic benefits through job creation in green industries,
  • improved quality of life.

ONE OF THE BIG AIMS OF THIS COURSE - Raising awareness about the impact of our everyday actions is crucial for students studying sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles. It emphasizes the interconnectedness between individual behaviors and broader environmental and social outcomes. Understanding this connection can empower EVERYONE to make more informed decisions that align with sustainability goals.

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YOUR IMPACT

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For instance, simple daily choices, such as reducing water and energy use, minimizing waste, and choosing sustainable transportation options, can collectively lead to significant positive impacts on the environment. Moreover, by advocating for responsible consumption and production, YOU can influence communities and industries to adopt more sustainable practices. This awareness is not only vital for fostering a culture of responsibility and stewardship towards the planet but also for guiding future leaders in making ethical and sustainable decisions in their personal and professional lives.

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AIM 01

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Mahatma Gandi

"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed"

Martin Luther King

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree"

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Quotes

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What are you willing to do?

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Are you ready for a Change?

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