Diploma on Corporate Sustainability: Foundation Course (SA1)

Online Diploma


Description

This course was developed by CSE and the content was supervised by Nikos Avlonas, who is a well known global sustainability expert who has taught more than 5,000 professionals and author of the book ‘’Practical Sustainability Strategies’’ in coordination with CSE. The course's philosophy is to provide you a step- by- step introduction to corporate sustainability and unique knowledge in a simple and practical way .

Content
  • Welcome!
  • Your Profile
  • Guidance on the Different Modules and How to Maximize Learning (Part 1)
  • Guidance on the Different Modules and How to Maximize Learning (Part 2)
  • Course Structure
  • Key Terms for Understanding Corporate Sustainability (Glossary)
  • Module 1 - The Definition of Corporate Sustainability and CSR
  • Module 1 Objectives - Audio Summary
  • Suggested Reading
  • The Rise of Sustainability
  • The Importance of Climate Change
  • Poverty is a Key Global Challenge
  • Historrical Development of Sustainable Development and CSR Concepts
  • Sustainable Development Concept
  • CSR Concept and Definitions
  • Sustainable Development & CSR
  • Global Perspectives on CSR
  • The Future - 3 Dimensions in Balance
  • Future Sustainability Risks for Corporations in the Next Decade
  • Video Presentation of the Key Points of Module 1
  • Quiz Module 1 (Online Diploma)
  • What did you Learn in Module 1
  • Questions?
  • MODULE 2 - SUSTAINABILITY (CSR) AND THE BUSINESS CASE FOR ADOPTION
  • Module 2 Objective - Audio Summary
  • Suggested Reading Module 2
  • The Kyoto Protocol
  • Climate Case Business Case
  • Stock Exchanges Legislation
  • Examples of Legislation - European Commission
  • Examples of Regulation - US Government
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Tools for Implementing the SDGs
  • Company Actions for Implementing the SDGs (The SDG Compass)
  • COP21 (UN Global Conference on Climate Change)
  • Current Sustainability Reporting Regulation Trends
  • Case Study: Compliance with Laws & Regulations
  • CSR – a “business case”€€/$$ performance = CSR performance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility – Two Directions of Strategies
  • CSR Cases & Reactions
  • Sustainability (CSR) Related Risks
  • Benefits
  • Video Presentation of the Key Points of Module 2
  • Module 2 Quiz (Online Diploma) - Part 1
  • Module 2 Quiz (Online Diploma) - Part 2
  • Questions?
  • PART 3 - HOW TO FIND A JOB IN SUSTAINABILITY
  • Module 3 Objective - Audio Summary
  • Suggested Reading
  • From Shareholder Value to Stakeholder Value
  • Stakeholder of the Organization
  • Stakeholder Prioritization
  • Stakeholder of the Organization (2)
  • Stakeholder Impact
  • Corporate Performance & Stakeholder Expectations
  • Levi's Example of Supply Chain Engagement
  • Sustainability Context and Reporting
  • Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Context and Reporting
  • A Glance Around the World
  • Sustainability Reports by Sector
  • Sustainability Report and Investors
  • Examples of Sustainability Reports by Sector
  • Video Presentation of the Key Points of Module 3
  • Module 3 Quiz (Diploma)
  • What did you learn in Module 3
  • Questions?
  • PART 4 - SUSTAINABILITY PROFESSIONALS AND REPORTING
  • Module 4 Objective - Audio Summary
  • Suggested Reading
  • Guidelines and Rating Indices on Sustainability
  • The Global Compact
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • ISO 26000
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)
  • Greenhouse Gas Protocol - Organizational & Operational Boundaries
  • Video Presentation of the Key Points of Module 4
  • Module 4 Quiz (Diploma)
  • What did you learn in Module 4
  • Questions?
  • PART 5 - FUTURE TRENDS FOR THE SUSTAINABILITY PROFESSIONAL
  • Module 5 Objective - Audio Summary
  • Suggested Reading
  • A step by step approach to integrate sustainability in your organization
  • Tips for Sustainability Integration
  • What is your core business and your plans and expectations for the future?
  • Who and how important are your stakeholders and how to define relationships?
  • Where may stakeholder risks occur and what can be done to avoid them?
  • Which CSR activities are already implemented and ideas for the future?
  • How do you communicate your commitment?
  • The Sustainability (CSR) Manager
  • Video Presentation of the Key Points of Module 5
  • What did you learn in Module 5
  • Course Conclusions
  • Advanced Certified Sustainability Practitioner Global Course
  • Questions?
  • SUSTAINABILITY (CSR) STRATEGY SIMULATION
  • Sustainability (CSR) Strategy Simulation
  • RECORDED WEBINAR
  • Sustainability Reporting Trends in N.America (2017) - CSE Research
  • RECORDED WEBINAR
  • HOW TO CREATE SUCCESSFUL SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES
  • FINAL QUIZ & ASSIGNMENT
  • Online Diploma Final Quiz
  • FInal Assignment - Question 1
  • FInal Assignment - Question 2
  • FInal Assignment - Question 3
  • FInal Assignment - Question 4
  • REFER & WIN
  • Refer & Win
  • Get More Specialized Knowledge in Sustainability
  • Get more specialized knowledge on Sustainability
  • The Future of the Sustainability Profession
  • CSE's Guide on the Future of the Sustainability Profession
  • RESOURCES - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed