- Meanings of ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’
- Climate change and global warming
- The challenge to business
- New models of sustainable business
- Capital markets and sustainable development
- Signals to the market
- Rewarding financial intermediaries
- Heads of organisations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
- Heads of departments, and senior managers & executives interested in corporate social responsibility (CSR).
- Managers of tomorrow who wish to develop modern business practices and find ways to act in a truly responsible way.
- Those who see business as being increasingly central to addressing global concerns and society’s expectations of going beyond wealth creation, against a backdrop of financial crises, climate change, political shifts, and population growth.
- Those who want their business to maximise profits whilst also being publicly accountable for its social and environmental record.
- Those who are concerned about the role of business in modern society.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:
- What is meant by the term‘sustainable development’.
- The evolution of sustainability.
- The evidence provided by scientific reports into issues of climate change.
- The challenges that sustainable development poses for ‘business as usual’.
- New models of sustainable business.
- The capital market implications ofsustainable development.
- The ‘social’ aspects of sustainability.
£525 + VAT