Course: SUS 520. Regulatory Framework for Sustainability (3)
Recommended Preparatory Course: SUS 500. This course examines the law and regulatory policy governing the operation of businesses and organizations and their impact on sustainability. Topics include an examination of sustainable business practices in light of international and U.S. federal and state law governing environmental policies and practices; implementation of law and policy to further environmental sustainability; compliance with the legal and regulatory systems; disclosure and risk assessment in business and organizational operations; sustainable natural resources law (including management of resources and legal doctrines that affect biodiversity conservation and sustainable resource utilization); energy law and regulation; land use and development and ethical use of resources.