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Two innovative environmental professional programs in Brazil : 

Two innovative environmental professional programs in Brazil Luis Felipe Nascimento Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul- Brazil Asher Kiperstok Federal University of Bahia -Brazil

Two innovative environmental professional programs in Brazil : 

Two innovative environmental professional programs in Brazil The Professional Masters degree of the TECLIM Network - Federal University of Bahia Certificate program in Clean Production and Eco-business - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

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Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul Salvador Bahia BRAZIL

Governmental Support: 

Governmental Support Both programs are supported by the Scientific and Technological Support Program (PADCT) of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT)

Professional Master’s Degree in Management and Environmental Technologies in the Production Process: Focus in Clean Production: 

Professional Master’s Degree in Management and Environmental Technologies in the Production Process: Focus in Clean Production Federal University of Bahia

Professional Master’s Degree: 

Professional Master’s Degree Created in 2001 as an evolution of the graduate certificate The mix of participants, including students industry professionals, and enterprise consultants, allows for in depth discussions of the following subjects:

Professional Master’s Degree: 

Professional Master’s Degree

Professional Master’s Degree: 

Professional Master’s Degree

Professional Master’s Degree: 

Professional Master’s Degree The classes take place three evenings a week, for one year - amounting 530 hours of class time In order to get the master’s degree students are required to pass all subjects and submit a master’s dissertation

As a Result of the Professional Master’s Degree Program: : 

As a Result of the Professional Master’s Degree Program: The concept of clean production is appearing in other University courses Undergraduate programs (especially the engineering area) are being modified to address the impact of construction and other activities on the environment.

As a Result of the Professional Master’s Degree Program:: 

As a Result of the Professional Master’s Degree Program: It has been awarded public recognition from both the State of Bahia Environmental Center (CRA) and the Industry Federation of Bahia for its work towards environmental sustainability industry-university integration.

Clean Production and Eco-business Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul: 

Clean Production and Eco-business Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Clean Production and Eco-business: 

Clean Production and Eco-business The Clean Production and Eco-business program has focused on professionals who work in environmental health and safety, and quality of several sectors of the economy.

Clean Production and Eco-business Program’s objectives : 

Clean Production and Eco-business Program’s objectives To Qualify students to: Practice clean production and develop eco-businesses Identify opportunities for waste and energy reduction Promote competitive gain in the organizations where they operate

Clean Production and Eco-business : 

Clean Production and Eco-business Requirements: A letter from the student’s organization, authorizing the candidate to implement clean production techniques, or develop activities related to eco-business in that organization. The concepts and practices discussed in the classroom were to be applied by the students in their respective organizations throughout the course

Clean Production and Eco-business Subjects: 

Clean Production and Eco-business Subjects

Subjects (cont.): 

Subjects (cont.)

As a Result of the Clean Production and Eco-Business: 

As a Result of the Clean Production and Eco-Business Clean Production - All the projects developed have been implemented successfully, generating results which have been quantified and have shown their economic feasibility Eco-business – Some of the projects on exploration eco-business opportunities have been implemented. For others, market research had been completed and proved to be economically feasible, but there wasn’t enough time for implementation

Clean Production and Eco-Business Program Results (con’t): 

Clean Production and Eco-Business Program Results (con’t) The production of: Interactive CD-ROM with the course contents and the results of the project implementation Technical booklets on Clean Production - using appropriate language, and giving practical examples to enhance the shop-floor workers’ comprehension. A book on the clean production concepts with case studies (in production)

General Comments: 

General Comments The two programs demonstrated that: Academic programs are capable of bringing about effective actions in the pursuit of more sustainable development Opportunities for the development of new relationships between participants from government and industry are created

General Comments (con’t): 

General Comments (con’t) Graduates achieved better positions in their organizations after completion Quantified positive economic results of implemented student projects promoted change in some industries

Luis Felipe NascimentoManagement SchoolFederal University of Rio Grande do Sul Brazil: 

Luis Felipe Nascimento Management School Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Brazil nascimento@ea.ufrgs.br www.portalga.ea.ufrgs.br

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