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Demonstrate your passion and expertise

Signal your commitment to sustainability and your ability to lead sustainability initiatives for organizations and communities with a Sustainability Excellence credential.

SEA                    SEP

The Sustainability Excellence Associate (SEA) and Sustainability Excellence Professional (SEP) credentials are designed for those with the skills to foster innovation and transform organizational culture and advance sustainability efforts. The credentials represent:

Up-to-date understanding of the most current sustainability issues, tools, and techniques, and ability to communicate sustainability topics to diverse audiences.

Ability to assess sustainability risks and opportunities in an organization, community, or industry.

Ability to apply systems thinking in developing sustainability solutions.

Involvement in planning, implementing, and evaluating the integration of sustainability into organizational culture and practice.

Investing in a sustainable future

Organizations are increasingly integrating sustainability into their business processes to drive positive change, increase profits, comprehensively manage risk and better engage key stakeholder groups. Today, 90% of Fortune 500 companies participate in sustainability reporting. By holistically applying sustainability concepts, organizations can manage resources more efficiently, improve corporate standing, retain professional talent and create a more positive impact on local communities.

This trend has created a growing need for qualified professionals who can help support and lead sustainable initiatives across a variety of organizations. Creating a sustainable future for all requires that we invest in a workforce with the skills and commitment that can lead us there.

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