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The Science of Climate Change

Climate change is no longer a distant threat or just a possibility, it is now a reality for all of us. In this pathway, Kevin Trenberth, a renowned climatologist, delves into the science behind climate change. He first introduces the climate system, its main components and forces.

Tackling the Plastic Crisis

Plastic pollution is by far the biggest threat to our oceans and this remains an incredibly tough problem to solve. Plastic credits could potentially serve as one of the much needed solutions for this crisis.

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+1,000 expert presented, on-demand video modules

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Keep track of learning progress with our comprehensive data

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Engage with our video hotspots and knowledge check-ins

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Gain CPD / CPE credits and professional certification

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Build, scale and manage your organisation’s learning

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The Scale of the Net Zero Challenge

The price of meeting net zero is estimated to be between $100-150 trillion over the next 30 years. Regardless of this cost, we need to reach net zero before climate change does irreversible damage to the environment and the economy.

ESG, Sustainability and Impact Jargon Buster

ESG, sustainability, impact… they all just mean green, right? Not quite. Despite being used often interchangeably, there are distinct differences between these terms.

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The Science of Climate Change

Climate change is no longer a distant threat or just a possibility, it is now a reality for all of us. In this pathway, Kevin Trenberth, a renowned climatologist, delves into the science behind climate change. He first introduces the climate system, its main components and forces.

Tackling the Plastic Crisis

Plastic pollution is by far the biggest threat to our oceans and this remains an incredibly tough problem to solve. Plastic credits could potentially serve as one of the much needed solutions for this crisis.

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Expert led content

+1,000 expert presented, on-demand video modules

Learning analytics

Keep track of learning progress with our comprehensive data

Interactive learning

Engage with our video hotspots and knowledge check-ins

Testing & certification

Gain CPD / CPE credits and professional certification

Managed learning

Build, scale and manage your organisation’s learning

Integrations

Connect Sustainability Unlocked to your current platform

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The Scale of the Net Zero Challenge

The price of meeting net zero is estimated to be between $100-150 trillion over the next 30 years. Regardless of this cost, we need to reach net zero before climate change does irreversible damage to the environment and the economy.

ESG, Sustainability and Impact Jargon Buster

ESG, sustainability, impact… they all just mean green, right? Not quite. Despite being used often interchangeably, there are distinct differences between these terms.

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ESG Foundations Certificate Program

In the ESG Foundations certificate program, learn from market-leading experts about all the key areas that encompass environmental, social and governance topics associated with our sustainability transition within the financial services sector, and beyond.

Understand the foundations to embed sustainability into your culture

Understand the foundations to embed sustainability into your culture

Learn how to navigate your path to net zero

Learn how to navigate your path to net zero

Explore how you can be a catalyst for change

Explore how you can be a catalyst for change

At a glance

Content Pathways

23

CPD Credits

33.5

Learning Hours

24.71

Expert Presenters

33

English

subtitles English

Levels

Foundational & Competent & Proficient

Education conditions

100% Online

Certificate type

Shareable Certificate

About this program

Explore and complete pathways on the breadth of foundational ESG topics such as climate science, natural capital solutions, the blue economy and sustainable supply chains.

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What you will learn

Navigating the developing regulatory landscape

Foundations and economics of the climate crisis

How to define and measure sustainability

The ins and outs of green bonds

The problem with corporate greenwashing

Fundamentals of renewable energy

Due diligence through green supply chains

Combatting emissions with nature-based solutions

How to build a diverse and sustainable workplace

Who is this for?

This certificate program has been built specifically to be of enterprise-wide application. The program is intended for all learner profiles at any stage of their career, including professionals, leaders and the enabling functions.

Requirements

An enthusiasm for sustainability and the drive to make change possible.

Experts delivering this Certificate Program

Each of our platform experts are global thought leaders in their respective fields, including climate science, finance, economics & technology, as well as the ancillary but essential topics of governance & social responsibility.

Roger Miles

Roger Miles

25 years: Behavoural science & conduct

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

CBI Chief Executive & ESG specialist

Christian Hunt

Christian Hunt

25 years: Behavioural science & compliance

Stephanie Sfakianos

Stephanie Sfakianos

35 years: Sustainable finance & banking

Amit Kara

Amit Kara

30 years: Macroeconomist

Hannah Duncan

Hannah Duncan

Sustainability marketing & Investor relations

Keith Mullin

Keith Mullin

35 years: Capital markets editorial

Mandy Hickson

Mandy Hickson

25 years: Ex-RAF pilot & leadership expert

Richard Kemmish

Richard Kemmish

30 years: Capital markets & covered bonds

Shona Tatchell

Shona Tatchell

25 years: Trade finance & sustainability

Stuart Sweeney

Stuart Sweeney

35 years: Risk management & social finance

Tim Skeet

Tim Skeet

35 years: Debt capital markets

Karina Robinson

Karina Robinson

30 years: Boards & governance

Roger Noon

Roger Noon

25 years: Behavoural science & culture

Vix Anderton

Vix Anderton

Wellness & productivity specialist

Hans-Kristian Bryn

Hans-Kristian Bryn

35 years: Strategic risk management and governance

Alex Struc

Alex Struc

20 years: Asset management

Debbie Taylor

Debbie Taylor

25 years: HR & Management

David Wynn

David Wynn

Managing Director, Greenstone (North America)

Colin Palmer

Colin Palmer

40 years: Renewable energy

Adrian Pabst

Adrian Pabst

Deputy Director: National Institute of Economic & Social Research

Sir Ronald Cohen

Sir Ronald Cohen

Father of impact investing

James Clifton

James Clifton

25 years: Sustainability strategy

Nisrin Abouelezz

Nisrin Abouelezz

20 years: Structured finance and diversity advocate

Sarah Breeden

Sarah Breeden

Executive Director: Bank of England

Mark Carney

Mark Carney

UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance

Lachlan Tait

Lachlan Tait

15 years: Renewable energy & project finance lawyer

Emma Zangs

Emma Zangs

10 years: Communications coach

Vincent Kneefel

Vincent Kneefel

15 years: Ocean conservationist

Oliver Bolton

Oliver Bolton

ClimateTech entrepreneur

Gordon Rowan

Gordon Rowan

Head of Structured and Sustainable Finance

Ma Jun

Ma Jun

Founder and President: Institute of Finance and Sustainability

Elisa Moscolin

Elisa Moscolin

Head of Sustainability and ESG

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