Technical Support

1. How to start a course

You navigate into the page of the course that interests you and you click on Register Now. This will take you to the TALENT Learning platform, where you can see an overview of the course and you can click on the green button Get this course.

2. How do I register on the learning platform?

When you enter the page of the course that interests you, you can sign up on the top right corner or login if you are already registered. This will allow you to view all available courses of the Sustainability Academy.

3. Where can I see and edit my account details?

When you log in, you can see and edit your account details in the Learner drop-down menu (My Info). From this page you can also view all the courses you have attended and the progress, start a discussion with fellow users and access the calendar with current and upcoming events (eg. Webinars).

4. I have forgotten my password. What can I do?

When you log in, you click on the question mark next to the Username or Password in case you have forgotten either one, in order to reset it.

5. How do I contact the Academy?

For any clarification you may need or further information, you can contact us at

6. How do I unsubscribe from the Academy mailing lists?

You can unsubscribe by simply clicking the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of every Academy newsletter.

Learning with the Sustainability Academy

1. How does the assessment take place?

Each course has a final quiz and assessment. The participant needs to pass both pieces of assignment in order to be awarded a certificate. The final quiz is made-up from multiple choice questions and the result is calculated immediately. The final assignment consists of open questions. The responses are evaluated by our professional training team who determines whether the responses meet the assignment criteria.

2. What happens if I fail the final quiz and assessment?

In the occasion a participant fails to achieve a passing grade in the final quiz or the final assignment, the participant will have to pay a reduced course price (-20% of the price paid for the course) in order to be eligible to retake the final quiz and assignment in a 3 months’ time after the first submission.

3. How will I get my certificate?

Once the participant has successfully completed the final quiz and final assignment, as well as the course evaluation, the certificate for the successful completion of the course will be sent via email to the participant within 5 working days.

Promote the Sustainability Academy

1. How can I submit my comments on a course I have taken?

There is a course evaluation survey at the end of the course, which must be completed in order for the participant to successfully obtain the certificate.

2. How can I get discounts for more courses?

You can get great discounts for the Academy’s courses by becoming a Member. Find out the benefits and how to become a Member here. For more discounts or information, you can contact us at

3. How does the Refer & Win feature work?

Referrals are the highest compliment for us and our promise is that your referrals will receive our high education standards and will gain advanced knowledge on Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility.

As soon as any of your three (3) referrals registers for any Online Course in a 2-month period after your registration, YOU will:

  • Get back 40% of the fees of the Program you have completed
  • Earn 20% discount for any other online program

Referring us to your colleagues and friends means you’re helping them gain advanced knowledge on Sustainability and CR, take their careers to the next level and make a positive impact for our planet. Learn more here.

4. How can I become a Member of the Academy?

Simply go to the Become a Member page and sign up! It will take you just a few minutes.

5. What are the benefits of Academy Members?

By becoming a Member, you enjoy special gifts and discounts. Our aim is to make your Sustainability journey as rewarding as possible! For more information, please click here.

6. How can I become a Media Partner of the Academy?

Our media partners support us all the way through their communication channels and high-level audiences to spread the word and create more sustainability jobs that will contribute to a better future for generations to come. Learn more here. If you too want to have a positive impact on this planet, please contact us at

7. How can I contact the Academy’s administrator?

For technical problems or further information, please contact

Publishing on the Academy

1. What does Publishing on the Academy mean?

All the Academy’s Members are eligible to post their articles on the Academy’s Blog on sustainability-related issues. Your views and opinions will be heard and seen by a global audience of management and sustainability professionals. All articles are approved before publication by the editorial team.

2. Who can publish on the Academy?

All the Academy’s Members can publish their own articles on the blog and have their opinion heard on management and sustainability-related issues. Find out how you can become a Member here.

3. How can I publish my content on the Academy?

It’s very easy to publish your content on the Academy’s blog. Simply navigate to the Blog page from the top right menu on the homepage and you can share your article with us through the contact form. Before publication, your material will be approved by the editorial team.

4. Why should I publish on the Academy?

The Academy is a global leading source of information and affordable online education in Sustainability. Any published content is reached by a global audience of management and sustainability professionals. You can also share the published content on your own Social Media through the Blog page, using the Social Media sharing buttons.

5. Who sees my content on the Academy?

The Academy content is seen by a global audience of Sustainability and management professionals.


1. How to pay for the Academy courses.

Through your PayPal account or credit-debit card.

3. I am unable to use my credit card for payment

In that case, please contact us at in order to provide you an alternative way of payment.

4. Can I pay by installments?

Installments are currently not available. Payment is made for the whole amount at the time of registration.


1. Who is the training provider of the Courses and what are its accreditations and other credentials?

CSE, who is the initiator of the Sustainability Academy, is an accredited training provider by CMI (Chartered Management Institute), Green America certified business and GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) stakeholder.

2. What accreditations do the Courses have?

Through the Academy, CSE offers the Online Diploma on Corporate Sustainability and other courses, which are approved and recognized by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The Certificate for the Online Diploma on Corporate Sustainability course is issued by these institutes and upon successful completion of the course the participant is eligible for CMI membership. A Certificate of Attendance is offered for all Sustainability Academy courses by the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE).

3. How are Academy courses accredited and recognized?

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE), which is the founder and initiator of the Sustainability Academy, has the most sought-after accreditations in the Sustainability field. CSE has more than 10 years of experience in provision of specialized Sustainability Training in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia and it is today the leading provider of Sustainability Education globally.

4. How do I earn a Certificate?

In order to earn a Certificate for each of the Academy’s courses you have to successfully complete the final quiz and final assignment of each course.

5. Is there a cost for the Certificates?

The cost of the Certificate is included in the price the participant has paid for the selected course. No additional fees exist for each course’s Certificate.

6. Which courses have Certificates?

Certificates are awarded for the following courses: Online Diploma on Corporate Sustainability, Sustainability (CSR) Reporting, Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategy, ESG Performance for Professionals and Investors.

7. How will I receive my Certificate?

Upon successful completion of each course’s final quiz and assignment the participant receives the Certificate within 5 working days.