The Corporate Governance Institute - The Origins of ESG (Certificate)

A certificate providing a historical perspective of ESG being a key factor to understand the current state of ESG and the future of it.
  • The Corporate Governance Institute, Ireland
  • 495 €
  • 1 Days
  • Online
  • Start at your own pace

Course Information

The focus of this certificate is to provide a historical perspective of ESG allowing to understand the current state of ESG and its future including ability to identify opportunities and create a more effective and sustainable approach to it. Firm knowledge of historical background and understanding why ESG has become essential, allows understanding how ESG has evolved over time and what sort of influence on investment and business practices ESG has.


Key takeaways:

  • Deepening the understanding of ESG and how it has evolved, including understanding factors contributing to the current ESG landscape.
  • Learning about the main driving factors for corporate sustainability action and the issues that have led to the rise in ESG.
  • Understanding the series of events in the history of corporate sustainability that have influenced how ESG has developed, including key summits, agreements, laws and events that have helped influence corporate sustainability.
  • Exploring how the business world has developed an informed approach to sustainability over time.
  • Having a clear idea about what ESG is, what it encompasses and why it’s so important for an organisation's products and services, what challenges it brings.
  • Identifing best practice approaches to sustainability by understanding their merit and how they’ve evolved.

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 is going to take you 3,5 hours, and is delivered 100% online.


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.