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University of Delaware Launches Jewelry Supply Chain Program

In response to the growing need for sustainable development training due to concerns about conflict minerals and post-carbon transition of communities, the Minerals, Materials and Society (MMS) graduate certificate equips students with the skills necessary to obtain jobs in the growing field of sustainability and corporate social responsibility management and to become world leaders and game changers in this arena.

Launching in January 2020 under the leadership of Dr. Saleem H. Ali, Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment at the University of Delaware, the MMS program is among the first of its kind in the United States that takes an interdisciplinary approach to linking science and policy with environmental and socio-economic issues around extractive supply chains for all consumer industries of minerals, extractives and related materials.

Program Highlights include
•15-credit graduate certificate program
•Complete in 18-24 months
•Majority of classes offered online
•On-campus, 1-2 week intensive classes during summer and winter sessions
•Classes include Responsible Resource Development, Supply ChainCertification Systems and more
•Experiential learning opportunities with several international universities,including the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Materials Instituteand Russia National University of Science and Technology

The MMS program brings together the University’s leading faculty resources to address environmental and social performance of various industries that have been expanding to embrace sustainability and responsible sourcing of natural resources.

For more information please contact: Patricia Syvrud MMS Program Manager at psyvrud@udel.edu.

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