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Sustainability In Practice is a library of interactive eLearning courses designed to help your people build sustainability into the everyday operations of your business. Based on the subject matter experise of Gil Friend, CEO of Natural Logic, Inc. and author of the acclaimed book The Truth About Green Business, Sustainability In Practice provides role-based, on-demand, at-your-fingertips sustainability training for employees at all levels management, operations, products, services, marketing and more.


All Sustainability in Practice courses reflect industry best practices and provide applicable know-how, so lessons can be put right to work. Courses are built with instructional design rigor and produced to deliver an engaging and interactive experience for learners.


Each course is comprised of three to five modules requiring about 20-30 minutes per module to complete. Each module includes learning objectives, key concepts, case studies, best practices, trackable assessments and survey questions to capture feedback and suggestions on how lessons learned can be applied to your organization.


Sustainability in Practice Curriculum



For Everyone

What is a sustainable or green' business? Why do it? Key sustainability concepts. Language of sustainability. Viewing products as systems. Climate change and carbon footprints. Running lean and green. What can your people do in their organizations today?


How to eliminate non-product waste, run lean and green operations, conduct eco-audits and manage carbon usage? How to extend sustainability principles into the supply chain and procurement programs? Understanding cost and benefits of sustainable green buildings, more efficient data centers, and how IT can help drive sustainability strategies, and more.

Marketing and Products

How to appeal to conscious customers and consumers? How to improve branding and messaging while avoiding costly greenwashing mistakes? How to use lifecycle considerations to make more sustainable products? Transition some products into services? Promote innovation. Build the brand within.


What does it mean to go green and be sustainable?   How to apply the sustainability lens across the business? Treating sustainability as an investment rather than a cost.   Accounting for business-based results. Getting your people engaged to help drive results and improve corporate culture.


Course Customization

All Sustainability In Practice courseware can be customized to tailor course content for the specific needs of your organization. Customization can include modifying the courseware to reflect the brand identity of your organization, reorganizing courses using a custom list of topics, modifying content to match the tone and terminology for your organization, and integrating new content to address topics critical for you.


Managed Delivery and Tracking

Courses can be delivered as a hosted service by Tripos through a secure Internet site custom-built for your organization with full program management capabilities, including:

         Automated user registration

         Audience targeting

         Email-based invitations and reminders

         Completion and exception reporting

         Detailed results tracking

         Survey and feedback tracking

The courseware is fully SCORM-conformant and can also be delivered through 3rd-party SCORM-conformant learning management systems (LMS).


  Gil Friend Course Introduction Video

Gil Friend, CEO of Natural Logic, Inc. and author of The Truth About Green Business, introduces the Green Business Overview course.







  Course Demonstration

Watch a video demonstration from the Seeing Green module of our Green Business Overview course.








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In the Press

Why Getting Serious About Sustainability Needs to Start with Training
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Employee Engagement in Sustainability: The Big How
by Grant Ricketts (Tripos CEO)

Why the Chief Learning Officer is a CSO's Best Friend
by Ellen Weinreb

Harnessing Your In-House Talent for Sustainability by Grant Ricketts (Tripos CEO)



















Make Sustainability Part of Everybodys Job