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See below for a list of courses taught by our International Sustainable Tourism Initiative team. Many classes are also available online. We invite you to browse the titles below and click through to Harvard University's course catalog for more information. 

Environmental Management of International Tourism Development (ENVR E-118)
This course lays out the significance of the international tourism industry, which represents approximately nine percent of the global economy, from economic and environmental management viewpoints. It provides students with an understanding of how the tourism business operates, primarily focusing on mainstream tourism, its supply chains, and how each sector of the business approaches environmental management.

Megan Epler Wood MS, Director, International Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Center for Health and the Global Environment 

International Development of Sustainable Economies (ENVR E-175)
This course provides professional tools to manage economic use of natural resources in developing countries for business, and the potential for alleviating poverty and improving environmental sustainability in rural areas across the globe. Students are introduced to the economic, social, and environmental effects of sustainability targets being set by major corporations and the latest opportunities for the development of sustainable economies.

Megan Epler Wood MS, Director, International Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Center for Health and the Global Environment Mark Leighton PhD, Associate Director, Sustainability Graduate Degree, Harvard Extension School.

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