Sustainability Certificate

Learn sustainability for business in the Scranton area.

Did you know that the Securities and Exchange Commission have adopted new rules for publicly traded companies to disclose climate-related information in annual reports? Did you know that businesses that invest in sustainability outperform their peers?

In order for businesses in all industries to be successful today, they will need Sustainability Coordinators to help assess, recommend, and implement plans to ensure the processes and policies are efficient and responsible for the three pillars of the triple bottom line: People, Prosperity, and Planet!

See how we can help.

The non-credit Sustainability Certificate at Penn State helps business professionals turn rigorous knowledge into meaningful action. 

Come learn from the experts at Penn State, the top-rated university in the Big Ten in AASHE STARS sustainability rankings, recognized for our innovations in sustainable procurement, energy, water, and climate leadership.

Would you like to know more about the Sustainability Certificate?

Attend our free online information session.

Thursday, June 20, 2024 or Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Register today!

Non-credit Sustainability Certificate Details

Developed through the oversight of Penn State Sustainability and addressing key concepts covered in the International Society of Sustainability Professionals’ (ISSP) Sustainability Excellence Associate certification, this non-credit course sets you and your organization up to be well-positioned for the future of global commerce!

  • Dates: September 9 - December 9, 2024
  • Days & Times: Mondays 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Live instruction online via Zoom
  • Cost: $1249
  • Credit: non-credit certificate

REGISTER for Sustainability CertificatE COURSEContact us at 570-963-2600 or email [email protected] for more information.


Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.