Foundation course on sustainability

Training module detailed outline

Sustainability is a business approach that creates long-term stakeholder value by appropriately managing risks and optimizing opportunities within an accounting framework that takes into account three main forms for capital: social, environmental (or ecological) and financial. In order to capitalize on sustainability ambitions, goals and opportunities, understand sustainability related risks, companies need to develop an adequate level of understanding of the sustainability principles and values within in order to foster a culture conducive to a fat and effective transition.

This involves educating the workforce and building capacity, starting at board level, through senior management, to staff. This course constitutes the first and essential milestone of the sustainability journey which will help you understanding the business case for sustainability and key sustainability topics as well as empower you to implement sustainability in your daily job.

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