Competitiveness Through Enterprise Sustainability

This course introduces the reasons for which environmental, social and economic sustainability is important to a small enterprise.


SDG9: Industry, innovation, and infrastructure
Social economy
corporate sustainability

This course highlights both the short and long-term benefits of sustainability and introduces industry best practices in dealing with the challenges inherent in adopting them, with a focus on examples of enterprises which have successfully benefited from introducing sustainable measures in their business activities.

Target Audience

MSME and SME Managers, Business Support Organization staff, the general public.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Associate the importance of sustainability to business success;
  • Identify ways in which an enterprise can reduce its negative impact on the environment;
  • Identify ways in which an enterprise can improve its social responsibility; and
  • Complete a basic enterprise sustainability assessment.