Certificate in Sustainability and the Circular Economy




1 Semester

Validated by



Blended Learning


Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level


Business professionals must have the insight, knowledge and skills required to operate successfully in the new sustainable circular economy, this Level 8, 5 ECTS programme (will help you do just that.

Delivered by European experts in the field, the module develops learners’ understanding of the concept and initiatives of sustainability and the supply chain impact on communities, societies, environment, ethical trading and working standards. This will look at the alignment of sustainable goals within the supply chain which has both local and global dimensions and developing the area for organisational commitment, procedures, systems and practices. It will consider relevant legislation including the UN sustainable development goals and its impact on current and future supply chain management.

Why Study Sustainability and the Circular Economy at Griffith College?

Develop an appreciation and awareness of the need to incorporate sustainability into business objectives and practices.

  • Learn to apply key sustainability concepts and practices and manage multiple inputs and stakeholders.
  • Make sustainable and ethical key business decisions and adapt quickly to changing circumstances.
  • Gain awareness of, sensitivity to and appreciation of the issues, initiatives, metrics and standards to improve organisational sustainability and success.
  • Build research, communication and presentation skills as well as critical thinking.

Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course commencing in Autumn and Spring.

  • September*
  • February*

*subject to sufficient numbers

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