Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Fundamentals

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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Fundamentals
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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
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Kineo ESG
Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States
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This course will start you on your journey to understanding the term Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and how and why it is used in business. It will introduce some of the key themes within ESG, explore why businesses adopt ESG principles, and show you how to get involved.

Target Audience

What is ESG?... Why should your employees care?... How does an organisation turn an ESG strategy from a promise on paper into tangible action?...

In today's world of aiming for net zero, organisations have realised the impact their operations have on society and how their contribution to meeting net zero is crucial.

But are all your employees and colleagues invested in it too?

It all starts with engaging everyone across the business with ESG. Do they all know what it is and how important it is to the organisation? Do they know how important these issues are to your customers? Do they see the connection with global sustainability goals? Tell them! A series of engaging training activities is a great place to start. Upskill your people in all things environmental, social, and governance so that they understand better how to help.  

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Fundamentals from Kineo Courses is the first in our ESG training suite and lets employees know the basics about all things ESG.

This course will give everyone within your organisation a fundamental understanding of the ‘what?’ and ‘why?’ behind an ESG strategy and inspire them to see business as a major contributor to meeting the world’s sustainable goals.

We explore some of the key issues and ask learners to reflect on which global issues they are most passionate about, starting them on a journey to discovering how they can play a part in a more sustainable future for your business.

Harness the power of your people to reach your sustainability goals.

Learning Outcomes

This course gives employees at all levels foundational knowledge about the benefits of an ESG strategy, the opportunities it brings and the risks of getting it wrong.

With a focus on what a strategy on paper actually looks like in practice, we’ll explore examples of employee actions within a workplace context.

We’ll consider the evolution of ESG and how modern business embeds, reports and is regulated on each area, making it a part of business as usual.

This course provides learners with foundational knowledge of:  

  • what ESG means, how it has developed, its importance in a business context, and what it looks like in a business
  • key themes within ESG
  • some of the risks and opportunities, and  
  • some of the reasons why businesses should adopt ESG principle

Contextualised Content

Access, Accounting, Anti-corruption, Biodiversity, Board accountability, Bribery, Capital, Carbon, Carbon footprint, Chain, Change, Circular, Circular economy, Circular packaging, Clean, Climate, Climate action, Community, Community engagement, Compliance, Conservation, Corporate, Corporate citizenship, Corruption, Culture, Degradation, Diversity, Diversity and inclusion, Eco-friendly, Economy, Ecosystem, Eco-tourism, Emissions, Employee well-being, Energy, Energy efficiency, Environment, Environmental, ESG, ESG disclosure, ESG reporting, Ethical fashion, Ethical investment, Ethical leadership, Ethics, Ethics and compliance, Executive compensation, Extraction,