The Corporate Governance Institute - ESG for Directors (Certificate)

This certificate will help you to navigate the impact of ESG from the directorial perspective.
  • The Corporate Governance Institute, Ireland
  • 495 €
  • 1 Days
  • Online
  • Start at your own pace

Course Information

Geopolitical influences, environmental concerns and shifting human values are changing the business world as we know it and this is why ESG gained so much in interest. Noticeable increase in sustainable investing from the biggest investment funds, expectations directed to employers to help solve societal issues, consumers demands concerning social and environmental commitments from businesses require from companies to commit to the Sustainable Development Goals.

This certificate will help you to grow as a director and become the ESG expert in your organisation. Acquired skills and knowledge will enable you to better understand how ESG impacts business and how  to take advantage of the opportunities that exist when you take care of it.


About the University / School

Founded by leaders in corporate governance and education, the Corporate Governance Institute is a global educational technology company specialising in training and certifying the next generation of company directors and board members and providing to existing directors world-class governance skills.

Designed diploma and certificate level courses are response to the growing demand for good governance and its positive impact on society and the planet. The Corporate Governance Institute is the global voice for good corporate governance.


Learning format

This certificate takes 3,5 hours to be completed. It is delivered 100% online and it does not require your presence at any specific time.

What you can expect from this course is to provide an insightful knowledge on how environmental, social and governance factors impact business. You will gain solid knowledge on ESG key concepts, get an insight to the organisations approaching ESG effectively and how they gain from this and the strategies your board needs to adopt for similar gains. You will learn about qualifying and interpreting ESG data and learn how to persuade the board to build an ESG integrated organisation that links processes, systems and culture to core ESG values.


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this certificate. However, the programme has been designed for existing or aspiring directors therefore strong managerial background is a plus in order to have understanding of managerial/directorial practices in the context of ESG.