ECO8012 Tools and Techniques for Sustainable Development
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.
This subject introduces managers to tools and techniques (both general and specific) that may be used in best practice environmental management and sustainable development. Topics covered may include environmental impact assessment, environmental auditing, environmental reporting and investor and public relations, management performance tracking and measuring systems. Other areas covered include life cycle analysis and product stewardship, full cost accounting, internal auditing and clean technology financing, process tools pollution prevention and waste minimisation programs, standards and standardisation, voluntary self regulation and beyond compliance, disclosure policy, measuring performance, ISO 14000, entering international markets and capitalising on clean energy markets. Formerly MGT8012.