Assessment 2: Oral Presentation in class
Due date: 100 May, Week 10, in class
Length and Format: 10 minute per student
Assessment Details: Please refer to Canvas
A and F A: Analyse the factors contributing to the sustainability problems faced by society and the planet which have implications for organisational decision-makers, including corporate managers.
F: Develop strategies using models and theories of sustainable
Marking Criteria Please refer to Marking Rubric on Canvas
Identify a topic that has been mentioned in the past 6 months in the news relating to one of the 17 sustainability development goals https://sdgs.un.org/goals.
> you can do this by reading news reports and searching for information on the goal.
> use Google Scholar and journal articles to search for materials on sustainability related events, and look for the details of practical issues that are/maybe involved in the topic that you have chosen.
> a 10 minutes presentation in class on 10th May
Topic: Sustainable Development Goal 13 – Climate Action
Title: “Climate Action: Challenges and Strategies for Sustainable Future”
Introduce the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their significance in addressing global sustainability challenges.
Briefly explain the selected goal, SDG 13 – Climate Action, and its importance in combating climate change.
Overview of Climate Change:
Provide a concise definition of climate change and its causes.
Discuss the impact of climate change on the environment, society, and economy.
Recent News and Events:
Highlight a recent news event (within the past 6 months) related to climate change.
Summarize the key details of the event, emphasizing its relevance to SDG 13.
Factors Contributing to Climate Change:
Analyze the factors contributing to climate change, such as greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, and unsustainable practices.
Discuss the implications of these factors for organizational decision-makers, particularly corporate managers.
Challenges in Addressing Climate Change:
Identify the challenges faced in addressing climate change at a global scale.
Discuss the complexities involved in implementing effective climate action policies and initiatives.
Strategies for Sustainable Climate Action:
Explore models and theories of sustainable competitive advantage that can be applied to climate action.
Present strategies and solutions for corporate managers to incorporate sustainable practices within their organizations.
Practical Issues and Solutions:
Utilize Google Scholar and journal articles to identify practical issues related to the chosen topic.
Discuss specific case studies or examples that highlight the practical challenges faced and potential solutions adopted.
Summarize the key points discussed during the presentation.
Emphasize the importance of SDG 13 – Climate Action and the role of organizational decision-makers in addressing climate change.
Encourage further research and action towards achieving sustainable climate action.
Note: It’s essential to consult the specific requirements and guidelines provided on Canvas and the marking rubric to tailor the presentation to the exact expectations of your course and instructor.