Climate & Biodiversity Designation and Certification (CCB.D)

October 2023

Gain the knowledge you need to turn climate change risk and biodiversity challenges into business solutions

Program Details

6 Sessions

1.5 hours per session




global networking opportunities


USD $3,495

For your success. For our business landscape.

We teach board members and senior executives to make better-informed decisions that impact their business today — and tomorrow.

This program is ideal for board directors, investors, and senior business leaders who are looking to improve their climate and biodiversity competencies.

Meet some of your Faculty Speakers

Nigel Topping

Global Ambassador, High-Level Champion for Climate Action for COP26

Klaus Kunz

VP, Head of ESG – External Engagement and Performance Reporting, Bayer AG

Pia Heidenmark Cook

Senior Advisor, Teneo and Eurazeo Planetary Impact Fund; Advisory Board Member, Decathlon and The Do Group; Board Member, Bupa, Max Burgers and Origin Materials

Mark Konyn

Group Chief Investment Officer, AIA

Pavan Sukhdev

Founder & CEO, GIST Impact

Vicky Sins

Decarbonization & Energy Transformation Lead / Nature & Biodiversity Transformation Lead, World Benchmarking Alliance

Alexandra Pimor

Director of Nature Governance, ELC

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

Pat Gallardo Dwyer

Founder and Director, The Purpose Business

Julia Jackson

Founder, Grounded; Board Member on California Department of Food and Agriculture, Earth League International, SeaLegacy, Arctic Base Camp Advisory Board, GASP Leadership Council, and the Council of the Eagle and the Condor Advisory Board.

Peter Hall

Managing Director – Resonance Impact Advisory

Keith Tuffley

Vice Chairman, Global Co-Head, Sustainability & Corporate Transitions, Citibank

Learn about the risks and opportunities business will face, and find out how you and your company can become future-fit

Trusted by:

Here's what global board members and business leaders say about our programs.

"The program delivered practical guidance on how to embed climate risk into business strategy. I left the program much more knowledgeable and with actionable objectives. I highly recommend the program to anyone who wants to learn to navigate these issues in an intelligent and professional way. I look at my role and our company’s future through an entirely new lens. It was excellent."

Catherine Sigmar
VP Strategy & Chief Legal Officer, Tecsys Canada

"What makes this course a step above many others is the quality and experience of speakers who are global industry experts as well as the fellow participants who were from all over the globe! The discussions were open, transparent and very practical."

Nicole Paquin (GCB.D)
Corporate Director, Logistec Corporation

"I wanted to understand various aspects of climate change, how they are being addressed and how best to influence key stakeholders and other leaders to make meaningful change. I learnt new concepts that I didn’t even know existed. This program gave me a thorough deep dive and world-class perspectives on effectively addressing climate change."

Emily Waita Macharia
Africa Public Affairs Director For Coca-Cola Africa

Find your cohort

Session times: 9:30 – 11:00AM ET

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Central European (CET)

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Welcome, which course are you interested in:

Primarily discuss the topics through the lens of serving on the board. You must be serving on at least one board with fiduciary responsibility to enter this stream.

Discuss the topics through a wide range of business perspectives (including the board) and comprise senior executives, investors, and board advisors.

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