Global Value Expanders
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Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3G2
Sustainability training courses and workshops
Before getting to know about the exciting courses we offer, you might wish to have answered some of the
common-yet important questions about how these effective training could benefit you and your organization.
Here are the top three questions have been asked, as far as financial and employment outcomes are concerned.
What are the actual job opportunities in sustainability?
According to reliable reports, over 50,000 Canadian practitioners spend 50% or more of their time on activities
related to economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Over the past two years, there have been several job vacancies for the sustainability specialist positions, accounting
for roughly 70% of Canada’s sustainability workforce. In the next 3 – 5 years, over 80% of sustainability consulting
firms expect to hire, creating about 400 new positions. A further 3,800 new jobs will be added to this number as
other sustainability employers increase their staff.
Who employs sustainability professionals?
About half of sustainability professionals are employed in private industry, while half are employed at government
and not-for-profit organizations. The top employers of sustainability professionals are governments (employing 27%
of sustainability professionals), research institutions and not-for-profits (24%), large companies in manufacturing,
oil & gas, mining, forestry and utilities (10%) and businesses in retail, finance and insurance (10%).
How much is the average starting salary?
This question is a major deciding factor when it comes to choosing a career that is not only rewarding, but also
financially viable. Keeping in mind that salaries vary significantly depending on type of employer, experience level
and occupation, we developed salary estimates through a series of interviews with sustainability practitioners.
For those working as sustainability specialists, the mean starting salary was about $40,650, with a high-end starting
salary for more experienced workers at $50,700. Sustainability consultants typically started at a higher amount –
$55,760 which is the average base starting salary for this role.
Sustainability Training Workshops
Fundamentals of sustainability:
The course facilitates the development of cognitive, critical-thinking and systems-thinking skills based on an
interdisciplinary, problem-solving, Analytical and global approach to historical, philosophical/ethical, social,
political, economic, and environmental issues. Its purpose is to provide an integrated and holistic understanding
of the multitude and diversity of interconnections underlying local and global sustainability decision-making in
the public, private and civil society (NGOs) sectors.
One day (6 hours)
To arrange for an in house training or to acquire our training calendar please contact us via sending email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
CAD $425 + HST