Sustainable business practices and transparent sustainability reporting are increasingly taking center stage. A growing number of successful organizations are recognizing that sustainability can be an important differentiator and a source of organizational competitiveness. In addition, more and more stakeholders are imposing sustainability-related requirements on organizations.
This course is designed to help the organization’s senior management to acquire a deep understanding of the interconnectedness between financial performance, environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and governance as part of the organization’s long-term objective as well as the attainment of organizational resilience. The key question to be answered by this course is how organizations can create value creation to all their stakeholders through mainstreaming sustainability in their operations.
Senior executives and team members with significant responsibilities within the organization are ideal for this programme.
Participants are carefully selected to enhance a great mix of senior executives from various industries and regions with relevant knowledge and experience to boost the quality of the discussions and group work.
Typical participants are:
- C-Suite Executives
- Head of Finance
- Senior sustainability managers
- Head of Human Resources
- Head of supply chains
- Head of investor relations
- Head of corporate communications
- Organizational learning and talent development
The class size is limited to a maximum of 30 participants to allow for intensive interaction. We shall consider participants on a first-come basis. Once the class if full, other applicants will be admitted to next cohort.
Impact on the Company:
- It fosters innovation by encouraging senior management to explore new sustainable business models and technologies.
- It enhances the company’s reputation and brand value by demonstrating a commitment to responsible practices.
- It enables organizations to mitigate risks associated with environmental and social issues, ensuring long-term sustainability and resilience in a rapidly changing business landscape.
- Increases the company’s ability to access capital as many investors prioritize entities with robust sustainability and ESG practices, making it easier to attract investment and secure capital for growth and expansion.
- Ensures the organization stays ahead of evolving sustainability regulations and ESG reporting requirements.
Impact on You:
- Gain a deeper understanding of sustainability and ESG concepts enabling one to make informed decisions and drive integration of sustainability principles into the company’s strategy and operations.
- Improve your ability to identify new business oppourtunities such as green markets, sustainable innovations and partnerships fostering sustainable growth.
- Enhance your capacity to think more strategically about long-term value creation, considering environmental and social factors alongside financial goals.
Acquire a transformed sustainability perspective that positions you as an ambassador of responsible business practices.
Key Focus Areas
In this programme, we focus on developing skills and competencies in:
- Sustainability driven innovation
- Sustainable supply chain management
- Business Ethics
- Sustainable business models
- Climate risks and oppourtunities
- Sustainability strategy development
- Value creation opportunities for organizations by aligning with the SDGs
- Materiality assessments and SDGs
- Sustainability and ESG reporting and reporting standards.
- Net Zero practices and other carbon footprint related initiatives.
The programme is spread out over a period of 3 days.
The programme heavily employs the case methodology as one of the learning techniques; this gives participants a chance to analyze real sustainability Implications on business as they immerse themselves in the various sustainability issues presented to businesses.
This will be in addition to various class simulations, videos, thought-provoking lectures by our key faculty and enlightening syndicate and class discussions by fellow participants.
Programme Special Features
- A certified course with a certificate upon completion
- Continuous learning and support: Participants will get ongoing support and resources after the course, access to updated course content and networking opportunities to foster continuous learning and exchange of ideas.
- Interactive Learning: The course employs interactive learning such as workshops, group discussions and case studies to encourage active participation
- Participants will have a chance to form a supportive community platform
- Customized content: The course is tailored to specific sectors and organizational contexts of the senior management participants, ensuring relevance and applicability to their specific sustainability challenges and goals.
- Expert facilitator: The course is delivered by a global sustainability consultant who has in-depth experience in sustainability and ESG strategies implementation and reporting.
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