Environmental, Social, and Governance Certificate

Understanding ESG: Making Your Business More Socially Responsible

This 8-session program will provide an overview of trends in the field of social impact and why more companies are focusing on and investing in becoming more socially responsible. It will explain the why and how of measuring impacts through environment, social and governance (ESG).

Environmental criteria consider how a company safeguards the environment, including corporate policies addressing climate change, for example. Social criteria examine how it manages relationships with employees, suppliers, customers, and the communities where it operates. Governance deals with a company’s leadership, executive pay, audits, internal controls, and shareholder rights.

A growing number of investors are also focusing on utilizing ESG screens for investing refers to a set of standards for a company’s behavior used by socially conscious investors to screen potential investments.

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Program Highlights

This course equips professionals with skills and expertise in the field of sustainability and social impact. It will help individuals who are interested in building a new skill set that is in high demand in the market, and convert this knowledge into actionable strategies to bring back to your organizations.

Mid-level managers who are close to customers and innovation or members of corporate innovation teams will benefit from this program. It is also useful for business owners as they continue to develop strategies to ensure their company is aligned with growing trends and values.