Online Certificate on ESG Performance for Professionals and Investors

'A certified online course for Sustainability professionals who want to acquire the necessary practical skills to report to Investors
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Duration: 20-25 hours | Assessment: No | Certification: No
Last Update: 11/09/2020 | Language: English

Online Certificate on ESG Performance for Professionals and Investors

$560.00

A certified online course for Sustainability professionals who want to acquire the necessary practical skills to report to Investors

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What you'll learn

The course provides information on International standards relating to ESG Performance and SRI and gives useful insights on new legislation and how to report to Investors.

By succcessfully completing this course along with the Online Diploma on Corporate Sustainability you are eligible for becoming a Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner (Basic Level).

  • *NEW* Includes information on most widely used, globally, ESG ratings (CDP, DJSI, GMI ESG Ratings, CSRHub, Bloomberg)
  • A Certificate on ESG Performance by the leading training provider on Sustainability
  • Practical, updated knowledge on ESG issues and indicators, standards and rankings.
  • Specially designed for professionals who want to have the basic theoretical and practical knowledge in ESG
  • Recorded Webinar on Sustainable Investing by Tim Nash, Founder of “Good Investing”
  • Case studies and videos

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Course Modules

MODULE 1: What is Environmental, Social and (Corporate) Governance and Relative Legislation

ESG Definition
The Evolution of ESG
Why Report on ESG Considerations
Key Considerations for Companies and Investors
What can Companies and Investors Do
Relating Legislation
Investor Initiatives and Upcoming Trends

MODULE 2: Understanding the Link Between Sustainability Reporting and Investors: How ESG Info is Used by Investors

Integrating Sustainability Into Financial Valuation
Socially Responsible Investing
Guidelines and tools for Identifying ESG Factors
The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative

MODULE 3: Material ESG Issues and Indicators

ESG Indicators
Environmental Concerns and Trends
Social Concerns and Trends
Governance Concerns and Trends

MODULE 4: ESG Standards & Rankings

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI)
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
FTSE ESG Ratings
GMI ESG Ratings
Bloomberg ESG Criteria
CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)

MODULE 5: Value Creation and How to Communicate with your Financial Stakeholders

Understanding Investor Needs and Interests
Company Actions for Enhanced Communication
Responsible Investment
The Purpose of an Executive Summary
What Belongs and What to Avoid in an Executive Summary

  •  Quiz at the end of each module.
  • Final Quiz and Assignment will take approximately 2 hours.
  • Each module together with the readings and quiz completion takes approximately 2-3 hours.
Special features
  • The Discussion Board provides direct communication with the training administrator and other participants currently registered for the online course.
  • You can do it in 30 days, at your own pace and on any device.
  • Save money and time from travelling and accommodation

Trainees feedback

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“"Very well built training. The thought balance between depth and breadth of topics worked well"”

NELSON MUMMA JRCoca Cola

““I found the instructor very knowledgeable and the course content very useful in my current position. It was definitely worth the investment of time and money and I would highly recommend this class to anyone who deals with sustainability in their work.””

ANN CARON TIMBERLAND

““The case studies and the interaction with other members of the group. Applying theory to “real” business and organizations””

SAMANTHA PEELE Louis Vuitton
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    Nikos Avlonas is founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) a global Sustainability Strategic advisory and Training organization with activities in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia regions. Nikos has been distinguished as one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America, an organization dedicated to promoting trustworthy business behavior in 2010.

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