(PDF) Design of Learning Activities


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Running head: LEARNING ACTIVITYLearning ActivityName of the Student:Name of the University:Author’s Note:
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1LEARNING ACTIVITYAnswer 1Environmental sustainability can be defined as “the rates of renewable resource harvest,pollution creation, and non-renewable resource depletion that can be continued indefinitely”(Schaltegger, Burritt and Petersen 2017). It is to be noted that if they cannot continue or lastindefinitely then they are not sustainable. In other words, it can also be defined as the processwhich involves the effective maintenance of the factors or practices that adds to the “qualityof environment on a long-term basis” (Schaltegger, Burritt and Petersen 2017).Answer 2 The primary importance of “sustainable work practices” lies in the fact that the various“sustainable work practices” aim to minimize the impact as well as the damage caused to theenvironment by the work activities or practices which are conducted by the companies orbusiness organizations. These practices also intend to reduce the wastage of the naturalresources and thereby save the resources of the planet (Walker 2012).Answer 3The operations of the energy sector organizations have tremendously affect the balance of theearth (Wagner 2013). In addition to this they have considerably depleted the natural resourcesof the planet. The level of land, air, water, sound and other kinds of pollution caused by themis also very significant (Walker 2012). Therefore, it becomes necessary for the various energysector organizations to consider the environmental management as an integral part of theiroperation.
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2LEARNING ACTIVITYAnswer 4In the recent times, the focus on environment has greatly increased and all the majorcompanies of the world are expected to have their own Environmental Management System(EMS) which will manage the amount of damage done by their company or businessorganization to the environment (Wagner 2013). This system is often utilized to create apositive brand image by the companies as an effective environmental policy is oftenconsidered to be a sign of a good brand or company.Answer 5“The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999” (EPBC Act), oftencalled by the name of Australian Government Environmental Legislation, makes it a criminaloffense for anyone to take an action which will cause a significant damage to theenvironment until the person or the individual have the approval of the environment ministerof Australia (Wagner 2013). This legislation helps to control the amount of pollution causedby the individuals as well as the industries.Answer 6The primary responsibility which the environmental legislation imposes on the individuals aswell as corporations is to take responsibility for the environment and also not to take anyaction which might significantly impact the environment or cause pollution to it. Anotherresponsibility which the legislation places on the companies and business organizations is theethical use of the natural resources.Answer 7There are several environmental and resource saving issues associated with a typical electro-technology workshop. The primary one is the use of the raw materials for the manufacture of
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