The Sustainability Management Association’s members are transforming leadership. Sustainability management simply incorporates economic performance, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship—to include all three in strategy, decision-making, function, and process.
Simultaneously optimizing the efficiency of resources to include human, natural, and financial is well-known as managing the Triple Bottom Line. The bottom line is that sustainability management reduces cost and risk, and creates opportunities for innovation and revenues to develop a strong brand reputation. Sustainability management absolutely creates long-term value for stakeholders.
SMA members strive for organizational efficiency through fostering talent and conserving natural resources. Innovation and collaboration are the powerful drivers that transform leadership.
The SMA serves two main purposes:
- To provide education for professionals by professionals that foster expertise in Triple Bottom Line sustainability management.Learn how to manage for sustainability for program and project management.
- To accredit the knowledge, skills, and abilities of professionals who manage for economic performance, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with a sustainability management certification. Update your credentials and give yourself a competitive advantage.
Certification can be obtained in two separate tiers:
- Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP) – the premier designation reserved for professionals with significant experience and exposure to a body of knowledge
- Sustainability Management Certified Associate (SMCA) – the designation for students or professionals who wish to certify their general knowledge of sustainability management frameworks and methodologies
Education and commitment to long-term responsibility and integrity are the answers to sustainable growth. An exciting rejuvenation of ingenuity is underway due to combining innovation and designing products for the environment. Entrepreneurship and ingenuity is the solution. The journey is well underway, so join us today. You are invited to join as a member and begin networking with the best.