Corporate ESG Fundamental for Business leaders
What you'll learn
- Define Corporate ESG
- Understand why businesses need to adopt ESG policies, what are the benefits
- Explore what are possible aspects to include in each of the E,S,G sections
- Identify what makes a good ESG report
- Read a high quality sample of ESG report, identify what are the good practises
- Basic understanding of business operations
- Basic business management skills
According to a survey by Edelman, 96% of U.S. investors expect the firm they invested in to increase the prioritization of ESG. From CSR - corporate social responsibility to ESG - environmental, social and governance, how businesses are impacting the environment and the social communities around them had become increasingly important.
So what is ESG? Why do businesses need to start addressing ESG related issues? What could be included in each of the three categories? And what makes a good ESG report?
This course will teach you the fundamentals of ESG, including:
- The definition of ESG
- Benefits of adopting ESG strategies to businesses
- Elaboration on each of the 3 aspects
- Best practices of a good ESG report
- Case Study
By finishing this course, you would be expected to be able to read through an ESG report and identify what are the highlights and what could be improved - which you will practice in the final assignment.
WISDP was registered in Hong Kong in October 2017 as a Company Limited by Guarantee to drive the training and foster professional recognition of sustainable development in the business, education and public sectors. It has formally been launched in February 2018 and is striving to establish strategic partnerships with like-minded institutions to advocate the UN Agenda 2030. WISDP operates in the form of a Learned Society and a Research Institute and works with a view to providing training programmes for professionals. It has established memberships and certification processes to recognize the training, experiences and contributions of individuals and corporations to sustainable development.
Who this course is for:
- Forward-thinking business leaders
- ESG report writers
- Sustainability Consultants
- Management Consultants
Americana is an Associate Member of the World Institute of Sustainable Development Planner, currently working with UNESCO Hong Kong Association and its secretariat — Hong Kong Institute of Education for Sustainable Development. Americana is dedicated to promoting sustainable development, she has years of experience working in this field with businesses, NGOs, education institutions and she has a strong passion for integrating sustainability and technologies. She is also an active writer on Medium, writing and publishing articles on topics related to sustainability, ESG, business sustainability transition and innovative technologies such as AI and Blockchain.
She aspires to bring digital technologies and sustainability together and inspire more people for a better future for all.