Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Green Design and the Future of Organizations

Green Design and the Future of Organizations explores how corporations, universities, and governments are changing to address the two main challenges of our time ¿ climate change and finite planetary resources. Topics include green design initiatives in manufacturing, food production and consumption, the fashion industry, renewable energy, and urban planning; environmental campaigns and legislation; communicating climate change; initiatives to integrate sustainability in the curriculum; design innovations inspired by nature; and new organizational models for promoting sustainability. There are no prerequisites for this class.