The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Organizations, Systems and the Environment
There are many issues that are in need of support internationally. The international community has rallied around many causes over the years. International psychologists may choose to focus their work in one or more of these areas, including but not limited to, women and children empowerment, refugee advocacy, education, disaster response, emigration and immigration, policy and decision making, health care, poverty and economic justice, and environmental conservation (Gibbons, 2012). There are many aspects of the environment that affect our global society. It is crucial …show more content…
The organizations that have been included in this comparison are the National Bamboo Project of Costa Rica and Vida, which are both third sector organizations and Costa Rica’s Ministry of Environment and Energy, which is a public sector organization. Each of the organizations has different focuses in terms of their involvement in the environment. Each organization has a different mission and each organization promotes different types of programs that incorporate environmental issues. Each company has taken different actions in terms of motivating individuals to protect the environment. As assessment of each organization is made regarding what each organization has done and what they plan to do to create a shift in thinking in Costa Rica.
The National Bamboo Project was founded in 1986 and has a goal of decreasing deforestation (Roach, 1996). One of their goals is to replace timber with bamboo as a primary building material. It also creates and Implements workshops to teach people within organizations about ways to make a