Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) issues have risen to the top of the corporate agenda in recent years as a confluence of factors from geopolitical tensions to climate change, supply chain disruption to rising stakeholder expectations dominating board room conversations.
With regulatory standards being raised worldwide, companies are also grappling with how to manage ESG issues and seek opportunities in this new business landscape.
ESG and Sustainability in Asia: A Business Strategy is an essential capacity building programme targeted at business leaders and professionals who want to deepen their knowledge and application of ESG strategies for business performance.
Led by our established and experienced sustainability advisors – Jessica Cheam and Junice Yeo – this unique two-day course will teach participants how to understand and implement ESG trends and frameworks, build organisational resilience, identify new business opportunities, and craft credible communication strategies to avoid potential greenwash.
This course features relevant case studies from Singapore and the Asia Pacific region across a wide range of industries and organisation sizes. Join us at our learning and innovation centre which provides the perfect setting for knowledge sharing, networking with peers and exchanging ideas.
ESG and Sustainability in Asia: A Business Strategy is part of the Enterprise Sustainability Programme, where 70 per cent of the course fee will be subsidised by Enterprise Singapore.*
*Subject to eligibility conditions
Fill in the form to download our course brochure and kickstart your sustainability journey with us, with up to 70% course subsidy under the Enterprise Sustainability Programme!
SG$1,500 per person (subject to prevailing GST)
SG$450 per person (subject to eligibility criteria and prevailing GST)
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1. Distinguish key ESG concepts and business trends, including the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, the circular economy and getting to net zero
2. Understand the fundamentals of sustainability reporting, ESG strategy and materiality, with an emphasis on global frameworks, such as GRI, TCFD, ISSB and B-Corp
3. Understand ESG risks and opportunities in business, and identify competitive advantages from sustainability
4. Learn about ESG integration to achieve business performance through measurement, disclosure, stakeholder relations and communications
This course features five modules covering essential topics including materiality, ESG trends and disclosure frameworks, implementing sustainability strategies, managing risks, board governance, stakeholder engagement and responsible communciations.
Participants who attend this course will gain access to:
5 modules covered over 2 days
In-person* / Fully virtual
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*In person attendance is preferred and encouraged. All classes have hybrid capabilities. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
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|Month||Format||Dates (2-day course)|
|June||In-person*||June 22–23, 2023|
|August||In-person*||August 3–4, 2023|
|September||Fully virtual||September 6–7, 2023|
|October||In-person*||October 11–12, 2023|
|November||Fully virtual||November 22–23, 2023|
The Enterprise Sustainability Programme (ESP) supports Singapore businesses to build capabilities in sustainability and capture new opportunities in the green economy. As part of the initiatives under the ESP, Enterprise Singapore has partnered industry players to conduct a series of ESP Sustainability Courses to help businesses build awareness and knowledge in sustainability. For more information, please refer to EnterpriseSG’s website.
The ESP Foundational Course aims to equip business leaders with basic awareness and knowledge of sustainability, and serves as a foundation for businesses seeking to build capabilities for the green economy and develop a plan for sustainability efforts. Participants are provided access to tools and resources to assess the current sustainability readiness and performance of their businesses.
Eco-Business’ ESG and Sustainability in Asia: A Business Strategy is part of the ESP Foundational Course series.
1 Registered and operating in Singapore.
2 TACs will need to fulfil the following criteria: a) registered with Registry of Societies (ROS) or Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA); and b) defined as a non-profit organisation.
3 There are currently three types of ESP Sustainability Courses: Foundational, Decarbonisation, and Sustainable Financing. Please refer to the ESP website here for the list of courses under each course type.
You will be requested to submit the following documents during registration:
At the moment, this course is only applicable for the 70% course subsidy under the Enterprise Sustainability Programme.
Eligible participants will enjoy the subsidy upfront and are only required to pay 30% of the course fees upon registration. However, they may be required to make full payment for the course if found ineligible or fail to complete the course.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
This course is targeted at senior and mid-level professionals who want to deepen their knowledge on the latest business and ESG trends, and how to apply it in their job functions across strategy, sustainability, finance, risk management, operations, human resources, marketing, communications and more.
We also welcome all other participants to join the course to learn about essentials in sustainability, or as a refresher to keep their pulse on the latest sustainability trends.
Yes, this course is purposed for executives globally, with a focus on Asia Pacific. Our training materials include relevant regional case studies, and we will be referencing key regulatory developments in key Asian markets in our course.
In addition to a comprehensive and interactive training on sustainability and ESG essentials, Eco-Business will tap on our expertise in regional trends and developments, as well as our media perspective for the training. Participants will also be given the opportunity to try out the sustainability self-assessment toolkit to help assess their organisation’s progress in the sustainability journey thus far.
Only the first 3 nominated participants will be able to enjoy the subsidized course fee of SG$450 per person. Subsequent participants will be required to pay the full course fee amount at SG$1,500 per person.
The sustainability self-assessment toolkit is a questionnaire for participants to determine the level of sustainability readiness of their questionnaire. The toolkit will provide a gap assessment result and highlight areas of improvement, and areas where the organization excels in. Organisations are invited to book a one-time complimentary review with Eco-Business to discuss the results and insights from the assessment.
Registration will close 2 weeks before the commencement of the course, as time is needed to verify the documents with EnterpriseSG for subsidised participants.
Course completion would be based on:
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