Join Free Online Course on Sustainable Management through San Juan County EDC

From San Juan County Economic Development Council

The San Juan County Economic Development Council invites community leaders, legislators, entrepreneurs, and business owners to join in a free, two-day course in sustainability management, led by world-renowned expert in corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship, Nikos Avlonas.

The course will cover in-depth, the topic of community and business sustainability, including trends, global standards, strategies, and communication; participants will receive Sustainability Practitioner certification upon successful completion of the program.

The course will be held online on May 20 and 21. Space is extremely limited; participants are urged to sign up quickly to ensure their space in the course.

Trainer Nikos Avlonas is a leader in corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship. With multiple awards in sustainability, Avlonas is the founder and president of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence, a global sustainability strategic advisory and training firm with activities worldwide. He is a well-known international speaker in topics related to ESG and CSR and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois Chicago.

Avlonas specializes in sustainability, corporate responsibility, carbon reduction and impact investment (ESG ratings).

Additionally, he has extensive international experience in executive training & coaching on sustainability topics, having trained over 5,000 managers worldwide, individually and with corporations such as Nestle, Heineken, and Deutsche Post. He is also the co-author of “Practical Sustainability Strategies” and a contributor to “Management Models for the Future,” and to publications such as Forbes and Fortune.

The course is open only to residents of San Juan County and space is extremely limited. Sign up by May 14 by visiting or by emailing

The EDC thanks the Washington State Department of Commerce and San Juan County for their support of this program.

Posted on May 11, 2021 at 4:30 am by

Categories: Business, Education

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