In this module, you will:

  • Stay informed about the latest commitments from annual climate change and biodiversity conventions and understand how they might influence your company.

  • Learn strategies to avoid litigation over failure to fulfill fiduciary responsibilities regarding climate and biodiversity impacts, and how to defend and justify actions or inactions in these areas.

  • Understand the implications of internal and external carbon pricing legislation, as well as policies related to biodiversity, and their effects on your company's value chain.

  • Scrutinize the role of the board and accountability mechanisms within the context of climate action and biodiversity conservation.

  • Acquire knowledge of existing disclosure frameworks, standards, and ratings agencies that encompass both climate change and biodiversity.

  • Recognize the importance of setting and committing to meaningful, science-based targets that address both climate change and biodiversity loss.

  • Determine if your company is prepared for the transition from voluntary to mandatory disclosures, encompassing both climate change and biodiversity considerations.

  • Gain a Competent Boards Micro-Credential!

Course content includes:

    1. What to Expect From This Module

    2. Understanding Climate and Nature-Related Scopes to Provide Oversight on Reporting

    3. Regulatory Trends and the Global Transition from Voluntary to Mandatory Climate Change and Nature-Related Disclosures

    4. Navigating International and National Disclosure Standards and Frameworks while Managing the Risk of Regulatory Fragmentation

    5. Incorporating Climate Change and Nature-Related Factors into Audit Methodologies Among Changing Climate Expectations

    6. Navigating and Preparing for Growing National and Intergovernmental Carbon Pricing Initiatives

    7. Leader Insights: Paul Druckman (Chair, World Benchmarking Alliance; Founding CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council)

    8. Leader Insights: Pavan Sukdev (CEO and Founder, GIST Impact)

    9. Leader Insights: R. Andreas Kraemer (Director of Oceano Azul Foundation, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Agora Energiewende, and Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee of Ökovision Investment Fund)

    10. Leader Insights: Vicky Sins (Lead, Decarbonisation and Energy Transformation, World Benchmarking Alliance)

    11. Leader Insights: Maja Groff (International Lawyer, The Hague; Convenor of the Climate Governance Commission)

    12. Leader Insights: Paul Dickinson (Executive Chair, Climate Disclosure Project (CDP))

    1. Optional Leader Insights: Richard Barker (Professor of Accounting and Deputy Dean, Saïd Business School)

    1. Knowledge Check

    2. Course Completion Survey

    3. Congratulations on Completing the Module!

About this course

  • $395.00 USD
  • 4.25 hours of course content