Environmental Legislation and Policy


In this program, you will learn:

  • The structure and evolution of environmental law at a national, European, and international level.
  • Key types of environmental legislation and policy including economic instruments, direct regulation, polluter pays, producer responsibility, and others.
  • The role of regulatory agencies and how they work to enforce environmental law.
  • The potential impact of some key pieces of environmental legislation and policy, including energy, waste, and water law.
  • How to identify relevant environmental legislation for your organization and where to find further information.
  • How to contribute to effective risk management through ongoing compliance with environmental policy and legal requirements.

Program Benefits:

After completion of SBS Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management (Program 2 Green Environmental Legislation and Policy), you will be able to:

  • Understand the structure and evolution of environmental law.
  • Know the ways in which to access and identify relevant environmental legislation.
  • See how environmental law relates to your organization’s operations.
  • Demonstrate how an organization can comply with environmental legal requirements.
  • Understand the role of economic instruments in environmental law.
  • Understand the role of the regulatory agencies.

Experts & Strategic Consultants

Dr. Bassem Nassouhy

Member of the Committee,
World Green Growth Summit