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Trade unions and the environment

This course is designed for UCU members and reps who wish to develop their understanding of climate change and ways to protect the environment through change at work. It is intended to enable those taking part to develop as environment reps (green reps).

Who should attend?

Members who have an interest in climate change issues and want to get more involved in the work of their branch; newly appointed environment reps, existing reps and branch officers.

This course will cover the following:

  • environment terminology and the current debate
  • legislation and other environmental information
  • environment management systems
  • current trade union policies and organisation
  • workplace and community strategies.

Please note: members based in the Northern region can apply for the course running in Leeds.

If there are no course dates listed below, or if you'd like to be made aware of further dates, please register your interest here.