Certified Green Supply Chain Professional

Become a Certified Green Supply Chain Professional

Many of today’s largest corporations are adopting sustainability programs and need green supply chain professionals to ensure program success. This 100% online courses will prepare you for a career in green supply chain management. On course completion, you will earn the designation of Green Supply Chain Professional Certification (GSCP).

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Job Outlook for Supply Chain Management

  • Supply chain management is growing at a rate of 7% annually according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). However, with more companies are adopting sustainability and environmental supply chain management programs, opportunities for GSCP professionals is growing.
  • The BLS found that supply chain management professionals have a median annual salary of $74,590.
  • The top 20% of earners in the supply chain management field take home over $90,000, according to Burning Glass.

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What is Green Supply Chain Management?
Green supply chain management refers to activities needed to control the flow of a product, from purchasing raw materials to distributing to the end consumer, all while considering environmental impact.

What do Green Supply Chain Professionals do?
Green supply chain professionals develop, implement and report on strategic sustainability initiatives. Duties may include developing and negotiating global contracts with suppliers to ensure the supply chain process is uninterrupted and environmentally sound.

Why is Green Supply Chain Management important?
Sustainable and environmentally-driven supply chains are less wasteful and can lower a business’ total cost of business (TCOB). Further, more consumers are placing greater corporate responsibility on organizations to adopt sustainable supply chain practices.

What is the difference between Green Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Management?
Supply chain management is an aspect of the broader logistics industry. Green supply chain management incorporates environmental issues into supply-chain management, including product design, material sourcing, manufacturing processes, product delivery and post-consumption management.

  • Understand how to establish and maintain a green procurement strategy
  • Learn to identify corporate social responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs
  • Learn how to develop and use Green Supply Practices (GSP)
  • Discover how to select and use a variety of environmental accounting methods effectively
  • Examine ways to align supply chain operations and business strategies to meet sustainability objectives

There are no prerequisites to take this course.