green launchpad educators workshop

Engineering, design, and business are not just disciplines to teach, they are disciplines that build the material world we live in. Our students can build technologies and businesses that benefit the world and humanity. Our students can build technologies and businesses that benefit the world and humanity.

The Green Launchpad Educators Workshop (GLP) will equip you with the knowledge and experience to integrate sustainable design and innovation practices into your courses and programs, whether they are new or existing. You will leave this highly-interactive, fully online workshop ready to teach using key introductory and intermediate sustainable design concepts, tools and frameworks at the undergraduate or graduate level, to help your students invent sustainable products and services.

Some of the key sustainable design concepts, tools and frameworks that you will learn and be able to bring back to your classrooms include:

  • sustainable design strategies
  • Whole System Mapping
  • metrics for measuring environmental and social impacts, including basic Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and eco-labels
  • material choice
  • energy effectiveness
  • green business model design
  • biomimicry

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