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    • Myriam  Coneimmconeim@gmail.com
    • WHAT  IS  SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT Allows  people  to  meet  their  basic  needs  and   enjoy  a  good  quality  of  life  without   compromising  the  quality  of  life  of  future   genera=ons Finding  the  balance  /compromize  between Economic  and  social  development   Preserving  natural  resources  and  ecosytsems
    • WHY  STUDY  SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT? •Facing  diverse  and  growing  challenges  such  as  global  warming,  resource   deple6on,  severe  pollu6on,  water  scarcity,  loss  of  biodiversity,  hunger,   extreme  poverty,  energy  crisis,  regional  conflict,  inequality… •Need  to  rethink  our  development  methods  and  adopt  a  new  ideology   concerning  the  rela6onship  of  human  communi6es  to  the  rest  of  the  NEED  NEW  Fand  aOF  MANAGEMENT  AND   Ecosystem   ORM   mong  themselves  SD NEW  GENERATION  OF  EXPERTS •SD  is  of  central  importance  on  the  agenda  of  numerous  organiza6ons  from   corpora6ons  to  NGOs,  poli6cal  par6es  and  local  authori6es,  gvt  and  IO •Companies  are  facing  heavy    pressure  from  numerous  bodies  and  lobbies  to   recognize  the  need  for  SD  Corporate  Social  Responsability •Tradi6onal  educa6on  does  not  take  into  account  new  knowledge  in  the  field   of  SD
    • INTERNATONAL  MASTER  S  PROGRAM  IN  ENVIRONMENTAL  MANAGEMENT  AND   SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT•Product  of  the  coopera6on  betw  UNEP  and  Tongji  University.•Program  benefits  from  the  inputs  and  resources  drawn  from  the  United  Na6ons  Environment  Program  (UNEP)  and  other  UN  agencies  and  partners,  as  well  as  from  the  Asia-­‐Pacific  Régional  Univerity  Consor6um  (RUC)•Seeks  to  integrate  the  mul6disciplinary  methodologies  of  engineering,  natural  and  social  sciences.•Pionneering  in  purpose  in  China  and  unique  in  character  because  of  its  interna6onality  in  the  composi6on  of  the  students  and  faculty.•Embraces  the  concept  of  sustainability  in  a  holis6c  way,  with  an  emphasis  on  environmental  issues  and  remedia6on.
    • 1. Target• Designed  for  professionals  working  in  the  government,  NG0,  private  sector   and  civil  society  who  are  engaged  in  related  environment  and  development   fields• For  promising  new  graduates  from  universi6es  who  aspire  to  estalish  a  career   in  environmental  management  and  SD  fields.2. Eligibility  and  admission• Min  4  years  dura6on  Bachelor’s  (or  equivalent)  degree  in  Env.  Science,   Engineering,  Design/Planning  or  other  relevant  discipline,  with  good  academic   record  from  a  university  of  reputable  standing.• Relevant  prof  experience  will  be  an  advantage• Produce  evidence  of  proficiency  in  English  (TOEFL  or  IELTS)• Possibility  scholarship3  .        Structure• 2  years:1  year  of  coursework/  1  year  of  research• Core  courses/Elec6ve  courses/  research  project  leading  to  a  thesis
    • 4-­‐      Scholars  Prof,  lecturers  and  researchers  from  Tongji  in    issues  related  toEnvironmental  protec6on  and  sustainable  development  such  as    water  resource  conserva6on,  industrial  ecology,  environmental  management,  eco-­‐city  planning  and  management,  economic  development  and  ecological  protec6on,  environmental  informa6on  system,  regional  and  global  environmental  changes...Regional  University  Consor6um  and  interna6onal  guests  professor  provides  also  teaching  and  research  resources  to  IESD.  5-­‐  Course  ListEnvironmental  Sociology/  Environmental  EthicsEnvironmental  Science/  Environmental  EcologyEnvironmental  Economy  and  Circular  EconomyFramework  and  Tools  for  Sustainable  DevelopmentEnvironmental  Management  and  PolicyGlobal  Environmental  ChangesAtmospheric  Science  and  Climate  Change
    • 5-­‐    Ins7tu7on  Partners  (possibility  to  study  one  semester)University  of  New  South  Wales  (Australia),  Asian  Ins=tute  of  Technology,United  Na=on  University,  Yale  university  (USA),    Nanyang  Technological  University  (Singapore)….6-­‐    Study  Costs  and  financial  assistance•For  na=onals  of  China  US$  712  per  semester•For  foreign  na=onals  US$  5700  per  year  (2semesters)•Scholarships  from  donors,  partners  of  IESD  for  outstanding  students•Other  Scholarships(Chinese  Government,  Shanghai  Gvt,  Ministry  of  China..)•        ContactAdmission  Office  of  IESD  Prof.  Dahe  Jiang/  Ms.  Li  DongRoom  117,  Mingjing  Building,    School  of  Environmental  Science  and  Engineering  Tongji  University,    Shanghai,  200092,  P.R  China  Tel:  86-­‐21-­‐65978598  /  Fax:  86-­‐21-­‐65985059  E-­‐mail:  iesd_master@yahoo.com.cnWebsite:  hcp://unep-­‐iesd.tongji.edu.cn/IESD/index.jsp
    • MASTER  SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT  AND  ORGANIZATIONS•University  Paris  Dauphine:  leading  buisiness  and  economics  university  in  France.  Specializes  in  economics,  organiza6onal  management  and  social  sciences•Master  is  designed  to  develop  senor  managers  capable  of  understanding  the    sustainability  impacts  that  already  influence  buisiness  environment.•Will  provide  theori6cal  understanding  and  professional  competencies  in  the  emerging  discipline  of  sustainable  buisiness•Employment  opportuniNes:  Corpora6ons,  NGO,  Consultancies,  Interna6onal  bodies,  Governmental  bodies.
    • MASTER  SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT  AND  ORGANIZATIONSProgram:  18  monthsInterdisciplinary  Intensive  program  of  4  modules  +  module  Project:    internship  of  3  months  with  a  specific    pre  defined  project  in  SD  for  a  minimum  period  of  3  months  Courses:  Corporate  Social  Responsibility,Environmental  Sociology,Green    accoun=ng,European  Environmental  Law,Environmental  Economics,Strategy  for  Clean  Products,Green  Purchasing,Microfinance,Environmental  Policies  in  Asia,Environment  and  Chinese  Local  Authori=es,Clean  Produc=on,Water  Management,Waste  Management,Sustainable  Construc=on,Transporta=on  &  SD.Teaching  Methods:  Workshops,  seminars,  tutorialsCross  faculty  with  interna=onal  teachers,  Professional  of  SD/CSR,  researchers  on  SD…Requirement:Having  a  bachelor  degree  or  equivalentEfficient  in  both  wricen  and  oral  english
    • MASTER  SUSTAINABLE  DEVELOPMENT  AND  ORGANIZATIONSFees80  000  RMB  for  the  18  monthsContact
    • Why  ea7ng  organic  food?1. Stop  eaNng  chemical2. Protect  your  children  (more  vulnerable  to  toxins)3. Preserve  Water  Quality  and  Air  quality4. Prevent  Soil  Erosion  and  Improve  Soil  quality  (No  Nll  crop  methods)5. Protect  Farm  Worker  health6. Support  Small  Scale  Local  farmers7. Save  energy  and  reduce  waste8. Promote  biodiversity  (crop  rotaNon  and  cover  cropping)9. Organic  food  taste  be]er  !!!
    • Organic  market  in  ChinaOrganic  producNon  in  China   Stores  in  Shanghai  (only  sec7on)2.3  Mio  ha  cer6fied  area  (2006)  /    In   Carrefouraddi6on,  1.1  Mio  ha  in  conversion   E.Mart  (Linping  Subway/hongkou  district) Parksons City  supermarket1.600  organic  farms/processors  are  cer6fied   Online/  Home  delivery  service hcp://www.biofarm.cnMain  products:  fresh  and  processed    hcp://vip.organicfarm.com.cnvegetables,  fruits,  grains,  legumes,   hcp://www.springlife.com.cnoilseeds,  nuts,  mushrooms,  herbs,  tea,   www.lohaocity.comhoney,  new  products:  milk,  eggs,  meat  and  fish Restaurants/café: Origin,  seasonal  fresh  cuisine  (taikang  lane)In  10  years  Produc6on  grows  30-­‐50%   Anna  Maya,  Ying  and  Yang  vegetalian  cafe,  yearly   n3  Taojiang  lu Gonuts,  organic  tea  and  coffe,  1219  xinzha   Road Mia’s,  organic  drinks,  45-­‐47  anfu  lu.