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Climate Competent Boards Certificate Program

Board Member Default Cohort

SepOct2021

Business Professional Default Cohort

SepOct2021

COURSE

Climate Competent Board Certificate

6 Sessions

1.5 hours per session

CERTIFICATE

bi-weekly

online

Understand & prepare FOR the net-zero economy 

This program is for Board members and mid-to-senior level business executives to better understand and prepare for the profound and far-reaching impacts of climate change on business, and what type of actions needed to be taken as we transition to a net-zero economy. 

PARTNERS

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Climate Competent Boards

Climate Competent Program Designed for board Members and mid-to- Senior level business executives

Learn from 100+ global leaders on strategic topics including:

Climate Risks & Opportunities: Planetary Boundaries Reporting & Regulatory Trends Climate Responsible Investment & Insurance Responsible Climate Governance & Accountability Guide to Strategic Implementation Practical Advice from the Trailblazers

Program Streams

Though the content in both programs is identical, occasionally speakers may change.

Board Member

Board Members – 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 program.

Senior Business Professional

Business Professionals/Investors – discuss the topics through a wide range of business perspectives and comprise mid-to-senior-level executives, investors, and board advisors.

What you'll get from this program

Select either the Business Professional or Board Member cohort above to continue

What you'll get from this program
for Business Professionals

What you'll get from this program
for Board Members

SESSIONS
Understanding Climate Risks and Opportunities: Operating within Planetary and Societal Boundaries and Transitioning to Net Zero
Reporting Trends and Regulatory Trends: Getting Ahead of the Curve
Climate Responsible Investment and Insurance
Responsible Climate Governance: Ensuring Accountability at the Board Level
A Guide to Strategic Implementation: How to Put it all into Practice
Learning from the Trailblazers: Practical Advice
Dates and Speakers for the next Climate Competent Boards Program coming soon… Please email us at info@competentboards.com to get on the waitlist.

Business Professional

Understanding Climate Risks & Opportunities: Operating within Planetary and Societal Boundaries & Transitioning to Net Zero

September 14, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

Business Professional

Reporting Trends and Regulatory Trends: Getting Ahead of the Curve

September 21, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

Business Professional

Climate Responsible Investment and Insurance

September 28, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

Business Professional

Responsible Climate Governance: Ensuring Accountability at the Board Level

october 5, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

Business Professional

A Guide to Strategic Implementation: How to Put it all into Practice

october 12, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

Business Professional

Learning from the Trailblazers: Practical Advice

october 19, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

BOARD MEMBER

Understanding Climate Risks & Opportunities: Operating within Planetary and Societal Boundaries & Transitioning to Net Zero

September 15, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

BOARD MEMBER

Reporting Trends and Regulatory Trends: Getting Ahead of the Curve

September 22, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

BOARD MEMBER

Climate Responsible Investment and Insurance

September 29, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

BOARD MEMBER

Responsible Climate Governance: Ensuring Accountability at the Board Level

october 6, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

BOARD MEMBER

A Guide to Strategic Implementation: How to Put it all into Practice

october 13, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

BOARD MEMBER

Learning from the Trailblazers: Practical Advice

october 20, 2021

11:30AM – 1pm (EDT)

* Attendees from all time zones are welcome.
Email us at info@competentboards.com if this schedule is not feasible for you.

Climate Competent Boards

What Makes this Program Different?

  • A wide variety of well-known experts from different sectors and disciplines.

  • Global content allows for diverse perspectives and a better understanding of how climate is evolving in a global business context.

  • The program was developed in partnership with Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Lab, University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and Thunderbird School of Global Management. These relationships enhance the international brand recognition of the program and contribute to the deep practical business insight the program brings.

  • The Climate topics and content prepares boards to engage with various stakeholders and upcoming proxy seasons and are designed through the lens of good corporate governance.

  • Competent Boards is recognized by board recruiters, investors, board members, and executives worldwide for providing very high quality board education.  View our Testimonials.

Join our alumni

Alumni from both groups earn their Climate Competent Boards Certificate of Completion

Though the content in both programs is identical, occasionally speakers may change.

INFO

Session Information

• 12 sessions at 90 minutes each, plus approximately 90-120 minutes of preparation time/materials per session (videos, case studies, targeted discussion questions and recommended reading lists).

• Each session will require a total investment of approximately 180 minutes.

• Program registration is capped at 36 participants to ensure a rich opportunity for dialogue.

• A Self-Study option is also available to learn on your own schedule.

  • A toolbox of 6 comprehensive modules containing dozens of in-depth fireside chats and interview videos with renowned global subject matter experts and board members on the most current and pressing issues executives face today.

  • Sets of questions to evaluate whether your current approaches appropriately consider changing risks and opportunities.

  • A curated list of recommended readings, reports, tools, and frameworks.

• Discussion of preparation material provided.

• Discussion of the session topic with global faculty members.

• Brief presentation of the session case study.

• Breakout session with approx. 6 people per group (groups change bi-weekly).

• Question and discussion period.

• All sessions are held under Chatham House Rule.

  • Completion of the 6 modules over a 3-month period or less

  • Successful completion of final assignment

PRICING

Pricing of Climate Competent Boards Certificate Program

Canadian Sales Tax Applies Only If You Reside In Canada.

One time Payment
of Full Program

$ 2995 USD

3 month installment plan

$ 999 USD

Can't commit to 12 weeks? Learn about our self-study courses.

Join our Alumni


Upon completion, alumni can continue to network with other alumni in our Competent Boards Alumni LinkedIn groups. Alumni can also choose to join our Alumni Membership Program.

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Welcome, which course are you interested in:

The Board Member course is designed for people who hold a position on the board of a publicly traded organization.

The Business Professional course is designed for people who hold senior positions within an organization.