In this module, you will:

  • Learn common pitfalls to avoid, such as limiting scenario analyses to slight variations of a future pathway, neglecting broader implications for biodiversity and natural systems.

  • Understand the essence of the circular economy and its integrality in securing a low-carbon, biodiversity-friendly economy.

  • Examine the often overlooked trade-offs in implementing effective climate transition strategies, including impacts on biodiversity and natural habitats.

  • Consider approaches to ensure all employees and suppliers are competent in both climate change and biodiversity conservation.

  • Identify the most effective and credible mitigation, adaptation, and drawdown approaches, considering their potential impact on biodiversity.

  • Gain an overview of nature-based solutions and carbon offsets, as well as how to ensure their success and contribution to biodiversity enhancement.

  • Learn how to formulate meaningful net-zero goals, targets, and strategies that also contribute to biodiversity conservation and restoration.

  • Examine oversight, accountability, and the role of the board committees in integrating climate change and biodiversity concerns.

  • Gain a Competent Boards Micro-Credential!

Course content includes:

    1. What to Expect From This Module

    2. Formulating Meaningful Net Zero and Nature Positive Goals

    3. Nature-Based Solutions and Carbon Offsetting in Focus: How to Get It Right

    4. Successfully Partnering with Competitors, Suppliers, and External Organisations

    5. Common Business Dilemmas and Trade-offs Associated with Climate Action and Environmental Stewardship

    6. Creating Climate and Nature-Competent Boardrooms and Stakeholders

    7. Leader Insights: Curtis Ravenel (Senior Advisor to the Co-Chair & Vice Chair, Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero)

    8. Leader Insights: Jacob Sterling (Senior Director, Head of Decarbonisation Innovation & Business Development, A.P. Moller-Maersk)

    9. Leader Insights: Annette Stube (EVP, Stora Enso; Board Member, Fortum)

    10. Leader Insights: William McDonough (Chief Executive, McDonough Innovation)

    1. Optional Leader Insights: Wolfgang Ziebart (Industrial Professor, Warwick University; Deputy Chairman, Webasto AG; Chairman, Nordex SE; Board Member, Veoneer Inc.)

    2. Optional Leader Insights: Charmian Love (Co-Founder & Activist in Residence at B Lab UK; Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)

    1. Knowledge Check

    2. Course Completion Survey

    3. Congratulations on Completing the Module!

About this course

  • $395.00 USD
  • 4.2 hours of course content