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Course Description

  • Meanings of ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’
  • Climate change and global warming
  • The challenge to business
  • New models of sustainable business
  • Capital markets and sustainable development
  • Signals to the market
  • Rewarding financial intermediaries

  • Meanings of ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’
  • Climate change and global warming
  • The challenge to business
  • New models of sustainable business
  • Capital markets and sustainable development
  • Signals to the market
  • Rewarding financial intermediaries

 

Additional Information

Target audience

  • Heads of organisations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
  • Heads of departments, and senior managers & executives interested in corporate social responsibility (CSR).
  • Managers of tomorrow who wish to develop modern business practices and find ways to act in a truly responsible way.
  • Those who see business as being increasingly central to addressing global concerns and society’s expectations of going beyond wealth creation, against a backdrop of financial crises, climate change, political shifts, and population growth.
  • Those who want their business to maximise profits whilst also being publicly accountable for its social and environmental record.
  • Those who are concerned about the role of business in modern society.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • What is meant by the term‘sustainable development’.
  • The evolution of sustainability.
  • The evidence provided by scientific reports into issues of climate change.
  • The challenges that sustainable development poses for ‘business as usual’.
  • New models of sustainable business.
  • The capital market implications ofsustainable development.
  • The ‘social’ aspects of sustainability.

Target audience Heads of organisations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors. Heads of departments, and senior managers & executives interested in corporate social responsibility (CSR). Managers of tomorrow who wish to develop modern business practices and find ways to act in a truly responsible...

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