Key Competencies

These are the key competencies required of a Chartered Environmentalist in proving their professional standing and capabilities:

A)  Application of knowledge and understanding of the environment to further the aims of sustainability

A1 Have an underpinning knowledge of sustainable development principles in the management of the environment

A2 Apply environmental knowledge and principles in pursuit of sustainable environmental management in professional practice.

A3 Analyse and evaluate problems from an environmental perspective, develop practical sustainable solutions and anticipate environmental trends to develop practical solutions.


B) Leading Sustainable Management of the Environment

B1 Promote behavioural and cultural by influencing others in order to secure environmental improvements that go beyond minimum statutory requirements.

B2 Promote a strategic environmental approach.

B3 Demonstrate leadership & management skills.


C)  Effective Communication and interpersonal skills

C1 Communicate the environmental case, confidently, clearly, autonomously and competently

C2 Ability to liaise with, negotiate with, handle conflict and advise others, in individual and / or group environments


D) Personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment

D1 Encourage others to promote and advance a sustainable and resilient approach by understanding their responsibility for environment damage and improvement.

D2 Take responsibility for personal development and work towards and secure change and improvement for a sustainable future.

D3 Demonstrate an understanding of environment ethical dilemmas.

D4 Comply with relevant codes of conduct and practice.

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