Certified Green Supply Chain Professional

Through this course improve operational sustainability by applying green strategies to the logistics and supply chain.
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Self Paced

Domain / Subject : Business & Management

Function : General

Duration : 60 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

Certified Green Supply Chain Professional

The Certified Green Supply Chain Professional Online Training Program will give you the specialized knowledge to enable a company to achieve its environmental sustainability goals through global sourcing, materials management, procurement and buying, transportation and logistics, and new product development.


  • Establish and maintain a green procurement strategy
  • Identify corporate social responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs
  • Develop and use Green Supply Practices (GSP)
  • Select and use a variety of environmental accounting methods effectively
  • Improve operational sustainability by applying green strategies to the logistics and supply chain
  • Align supply chain operations and business strategies to meet sustainability objectives


This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements for this program other than an Internet connection (a broadband Internet connection is highly recommended). In addition, you'll need to have Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader, Flash plug-in, and a QuickTime plug-in on your computer (all available through free downloads).All materials for this program are available online.


There are no specific prerequisites for this program. Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills and be comfortable navigating the Internet. They must also have an understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word recommended), and they need to have e-mail capabilities as well.

This sustainability certification program is essential for professionals working in or preparing for leadership roles tasked to support the sustainable business practices and goals of their organization. Professionals who need to create collaborative partnerships in order to improve sustainable business practices throughout the supply chain will also benefit from this program, as will sustainability consultants who must analyze greenĀchallenges for their clients and develop supply-chain strategies. Managers, directors, or vice presidents whose departments are within the operations or supply-chain groups and have responsibility for implementing green supply-chain practices will find this training useful. Professionals who need to develop collaborative supplier partnerships with OEM organizations they support as a Tier I or II supplier will benefit from this training.

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.

Green Purchasing Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Green Procurement
  • Design for Environment (DfE) Principles
  • International Green Labeling
  • Green Product Standards
  • Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (EPP)
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Green Purchasing Program Development

Sustainability 101: Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Sustainable Development
  • The Business Case for Sustainability
  • Organizational Roles and Functional Influences
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability in Major Business Sectors
  • The U.S. Green Building Council and LEED
  • Introduction to Environmental Science

Carbon Strategies

  • Introduction to the World Resources Institute: WRI Protocol
  • Developing a Climate Strategy
  • Supporting Green House Gas Reductions
  • Tracking Emissions and Reporting
  • Tools and Best Practices Every Organization Should Know About
  • The Green Supply Chain's Carbon Footprint
  • Developing a Carbon Policy

Green Transportation: 12 Best Practices

  • Green Transportation and Logistics
  • Building Energy Efficiency in 3PL Operations
  • Greater Sustainability in Distribution Operations
  • The EPA SmartWay Program
  • Green Fleet Management
  • Best-practice Case Studies

Green Supply Chain Management

  • Integrating Sustainability Across the Extended Supply Chain
  • The Lean and Green Supply Chain
  • Carbon-efficient Supply Chains
  • Evaluating the Supply Chain for Sustainability
  • Aligning Green Supply Chain Practices With Business Goals


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