Climate & Biodiversity

Need to know about a specific aspect of Climate & Biodiversity? We’ve broken it all down into individual modules. Dive into our selection of micro-credential programs!

What you will get with each Micro-Credential:

Learn how climate change and biodiversity loss will impact your business, stakeholders, and the communities they serve, now and in the future.

Contributing faculty:

Nigel Topping

High-Level Champion for Climate Action at COP26

Dr. Klaus Kunz

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

Peter Schlosser

(Vice President and Vice Provost, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory, Arizona State University)

Paul Polman

Former CEO, Unilever; co-author, Net Positive: how courageous companies thrive by giving more than they take.

Understand the fast-changing regulations on climate change and biodiversity loss, their shift from voluntary to mandatory, and their impact on your business.

Contributing faculty:

Paul Druckman

Chair, World Benchmarking Alliance; Founding CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council

Pavan Sukdev

CEO and Founder, GIST Impact

Vicky Sins

Lead, Decarbonisation and Energy Transformation, World Benchmarking Alliance

Maja Groff

International Lawyer, The Hague; Convenor of the Climate Governance Commission

Paul Dickinson

Executive Chair, Climate Disclosure Project (CDP)

Discover ways to effectively manage increasing climate and nature-related investor and insurer expectations. Investors can also learn to drive finance and influence firms towards a net zero, nature-positive future.

Contributing faculty:

Andrew Steer

President and CEO, the Bezos Earth Fund

Matt Arnold

CGlobal Head of Impact Finance and Markets, The Nature Conservancy

Liu Fuzhong

Director, International Department, ShenzhenStock Exchange

Bertrand Millot

Senior Vice President Risk Management, Fixed Income, and Head of Climate Risk and Issues, CDPQ

Sarah Chapman

Global Chief Sustainability Officer, Manulife

Mark Konyn

Group Chief Investment Officer, AIA Group

Learn why board directors must ensure good governance and accountability in boardrooms and what to ask senior management about your net-zero and nature-positive ambitions.

Contributing faculty:

Curtis Ravenel

Senior Advisor to the Co-Chair & Vice Chair, of Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero

Annette Verschuren

Entrepreneur, Businesswoman, and Chairwoman

Chad Holliday

Co-Chair, The Mission Possible Partnership; Former Chair, Royal Dutch Shell and Bank of America.

Learn how to implement effective transition strategies for business in the face of climate change and nature loss.

Contributing faculty:

Curtis Ravenel

Senior Advisor to the Co-Chair & Vice Chair, of Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero

Euan Murray

Chief Executive at The Sustainability Consortium

Miranda Ballentine

CEO, Renewable Energy Buyers’ Alliance (REBA)

Jacob Sterling

Senior Director, Head of Decarbonisation Innovation & Business Development, A.P. Moller-Maersk

Brandi Colander

Chair, DC Green Bank

Gain insights from the pioneers of climate change and nature action in business on how they propelled these topics to the forefront of their organisations.

Contributing faculty:

Suzanne DiBianca

Chief Impact Officer and EVP of Corporate Relations, Salesforce

Pat Dwyer

Founder and CEO of the Purpose Business

Antonia Gawel

Head, Climate Action; Deputy Head, Centre for Public Goods; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

Pia Heidenmark Cook

Non-Executive Director, Senior Advisor, Former CSO, Ingka Group/IKEA

James McCall

CSO, HP; Former Senior Director, Global Climate and Supply Chain Sustainability, Procter & Gamble

Erin Meezan

Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, Interface Inc.

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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