Understand what is meant by business sustainability
Sustainability aims to meet the needs of today without compromising future generations’ ability to meet theirs. For businesses, it’s important to not only focus on the growth of profit but also the concepts of green and sustainable development. This is known as corporate sustainability.
On this six-week course, you’ll be introduced to the United Nations’ SDGs and how you can use them as a blueprint for sustainable corporate development. You’ll be given specific methods to move towards a sustainable enterprise and how to implement SDGs in your business strategy.
You’ll gain an understanding of how companies can create profits and be responsible for the interests of investors and, at the same time, assume social responsibilities for employees, society, and the environment.
Gain an introduction to sustainable finance
You’ll start by exploring sustainable financial development to help develop an understanding of sustainable and responsible investing.
Through this exploration, you’ll discover the challenges of sustainable investing in your country and the use of AI for sustainable finance.
Explore a sustainable supply chain
Next, you’ll discover sustainability within a supply chain.
Exploring case studies, you’ll discover how businesses can best face the challenges of sustainability to create a responsible supply chain.
Understand the financial foundation of corporate sustainability
On the final weeks of the course, you’ll unpack the financial foundation of corporate sustainability to learn how to balance between social and financial goals.
You’ll also explore how corporate sustainability interlinks with the environment and how businesses can identify ecological impacts, balance resources, and minimise any environmental impacts.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Analyzing financial activity from a perpetual enterprise.
- Discuss the development of sustainable international finance and artificial intelligence finance, and analyze the development trend of sustainable international finance.
- Develop issues such as green supply chain, low-carbon life and sustainable consumption.
- Summarize and report results to generate a perpetual enterprise paper for publication purposes.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for those interested in corporate sustainability research and wants to engage in business sustainability.
It will also be of interest for students who are interested in business development, financial issues, and sustainable development issues.
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