Classes

Regenerative Economics

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2023
In this course we examine ways to accelerate the transition towards an economy that enriches, restores, and regenerates the Earth's biosphere at scale—while reversing climate change. Although regenerative economics is still an emergent field, this course focuses on praxis rather than on theory, seeking to equip participants with ideas and tools to solve real-world problems and to create innovative, regenerative economy initiatives in a variety of sectors. To this effect, we illustrate the topics with case studies and are joined by guest speakers who are leading practitioners in their domains... Read more about Regenerative Economics

Applied Circular Economics

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2022
This course gives students the essential concepts, tools, and skills needed to take part in the transition to a circular economy in a wide variety of economic sectors and areas of human activity. Ecosystems tend toward a stable equilibrium, or homeostasis, and have the ability to regenerate and thrive for thousands of years. Likewise, the circular economy seeks to maintain the value and preserve the stocks of materials, components, and goods, while eliminating waste and pollution and restoring natural capital. The circular economy allows for a better economic and ecological performance than... Read more about Applied Circular Economics

Applied Circular Economics

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022
This course gives students the essential concepts, tools, and skills needed to take part in the transition to a circular economy in a wide variety of economic sectors and areas of human activity. Ecosystems tend toward a stable equilibrium, or homeostasis, and have the ability to regenerate and thrive for thousands of years. Likewise, the circular economy seeks to maintain the value and preserve the stocks of materials, components, and goods, while eliminating waste and pollution and restoring natural capital. The circular economy allows for a better economic and ecological performance than... Read more about Applied Circular Economics