Listed below are eight competencies that Redman and Wiek synthesize as "all key competencies needed to be integrated for advancing sustainability transformations:"
Five "Established" Competencies:
- Systems-Thinking Competency
- Futures-Thinking Competency
- Values-Thinking Competency
- Strategies-Thinking Competency
- Interpersonal Competency
Five "Emerging" Competencies:
- Intrapersonal Competency
- Implementation Competency
- Integration Competency
These competencies build on "general competencies" such as critical thinking and creativity.
Topical Area Knowledge:
- Disciplinary competency - content-dependent competencies
Table of Definitions of Sustainability Competencies
This table comes from from this article.
Pathways toward Accreditation for Sustainability and Sustainability-Related Programs using an Approach that Centers Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility | Global Council for Science and the Environment (GCSE) (gcseglobal.org)
Wiek, A., Withycombe, L., & Redman, C. L. (2011). Key competencies in sustainability: a reference framework for academic program development. Sustainability Science, 6(2), 203–218. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-011-0132-6
Redman, A. D., & Wiek, A. (2021). Competencies for Advancing Transformations Towards Sustainability. Frontiers in Education, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2021.785163