ESG Certificate & Designation Program


• Get the insights and tools needed to confidently provide oversight and foresight on the ESG issues all board members, investors, and executives must master for effective decision-making.

• Upgrade your competencies with the knowledge that nomination committees and recruiters want to see.

Prepare for the next decade of corporate 

Launching September 2021

The Climate Competent Boards Certificate Program aims to give Board Directors and Business Professionals an in-depth understanding of the current challenges and opportunities that climate change and transitioning to net-positive present.

New Climate Competent
Boards Certificate Program

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Why take our

Get equipped to effectively participate in discussions around the fast-evolving international ESG landscape, and learn how to better respond to new enterprise risk,

business complexity, technological disruptions, and social and environmental obligations. 

100% of our Alumni would recommend the ESG Certificate & Designation Program to a colleague.

What people are saying

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Leslie F. Seidman (GCB.D)

Former Chair, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Non-executive Director and Audit Chair, Moody’s Corp. & General Electric

I think this program is more relevant than ever, and I would highly recommend it. I feel better equipped to oversee ESG and sustainability issues in my board rooms. Take a look at the topics covered over the 12 sessions to give yourself a sense of the breadth and depth of the curriculum.

Eric Wetlaufer (GCB.D)

Member, Board of Directors of TMX Group, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO), Enterra Solutions LLC, Niyogin Fintech Ltd.

The Competent Boards Program is hands down the best director education out there. Global in its scope, deep in its content, extraordinary speakers and excellent interactivity, I am so glad I found it (or it found me!).

Chad Holliday

Former Chair, Royal Dutch Shell

There are a lot of development programs out there. This one is very, very, unique. You gain from talking to people that come from different walks of life, different companies and different situations, which prepares you to be a better board member

The faculty delivering our highly praised programs consists of 100+ world-leading board members, C-suite executives, investors and strategists - offering a rich, global view of the fast-evolving ESG landscape!

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Advisory Services

Are you interested in a program tailored to your company, or a board assessment, facilitated dialogue or insightful presentation?

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Alumni Membership Program

We are delighted to launch our new Alumni Membership Program – a platform where members can network, learn, share best practices, access self-facilitated peer exchanges, and more.

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