what does it do—what is its purpose/mission-vision?
Where does this organization operate? Is it government operated? Explain.
b.Partners and Funding: Which partners or supporters are involved with this organization? How does the organization obtain funding? Explain.
c.Recent Effort: Provide a recent (within the past 5 years) example of what the organization has done in an effort to improve or support environmental issues. Explain.
2. Research the following sustainable certification: FSC forest management certification. Use the Centennial library databases and resources to conduct your research. Use the report template provided to compile your research findings. Research the following questions: a.Purpose: What is the name of the organization that grants the certification and what does it do—what is its purpose/mission/vision? Who does this organization certify? Is this certification globally recognized? What does it cost? Explain.
b.Company Benefits: Provide a list of THREE companies that have obtained this certification. Explain the benefits these companies will receive from obtaining this certification.
3.Research the following business: Starbucks. Discuss briefly some of the ways this company is attempting to reduce its “ecological footprint.”a. Company Ecological Footprint: What is meant by “ecological footprint”? How is this company working to reduce its ecological footprint?b.lndividual Ecological Footprint: How can you, as an individual reduce your ecological footprint? How can you convince others to do the same? Should you try? What can individuals get involved in the movement toward more sustainable practices?
4. Environment and Climate Change Canada — The 1983 World Commission on Environment and Development states that: “sustainable development is a development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Government of Canada, n.d.).
a.Purpose: What is the government’s role in sustainability? What is its mandate?
b.One Program/Initiative: Describe one government or initiative toward sustainable development.c.National Need: Do we need government to ensure companies move toward more sustainable practices? Why or why not?d.Global Need: Do you think the government’s role in sustainability is the same in each country around the world? Should it be? Why or why not?SUBMIT: Please submit to Turnitin Self-check before submitting to centennial Dropbox. You should strive for a Turnitin score below 30%. After self-checking, you may need to re-work your report. Late submissions incur 20% mark deduction per day