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RLMT306 - Green Logistics Programs and Issues

 

This course provides students with an understanding of sustainability and environmental issues and programs for today’s logistics and supply chain manager. Students will examine recycling activities of several corporations and examine “green” technology initiatives from using energy-efficient lighting to using wind and solar power. Legislation and regulations will be examined and discussed that place boundaries on greenhouse gases in manufacturing and in retail operations. International impacts on U.S. policies and programs, such as Cap-and-Trade will be examined in relationship to similar programs in other countries. The definition and potential impact of global climate change will be discussed. The student will examine how different manufacturing and distribution companies are complying or not with the Carbon Footprint concerns.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics, 2nd ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; hard copynot available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9780749466251
Publication Info: Kogan Page
Author: McKinnon
Unit Cost: $56.33
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