To introduce our students to the complex and developing area of Sustainability and Business. Students will develop an understanding of the catalysts to combat climate change, the regulatory framework and the implications for and responsibilities of the accounting and finance functions.
20% Introduction to sustainable finance
What is sustainability and finance? Relevance of sustainability and financeReporting on sustainability
30% Environmental pressures and trends
Explanation of the sustainability frameworksThe purpose of the frameworks and their recommendationsInitiatives to combat climate change CSRD, SFDR, Taxonomy etcEU regulatory initiatives
30% Response to sustainability
Risk assessment and response to sustainabilityRisk managementCompany strategy to achieve sustainable goalsOpportunities, risks and barriers for the business in delivering the SDGsBusiness can contribute to a sustainable future by setting evidence-based targets, measuring the right things and reporting progress.
20% Future of sustainability and finance
Opportunities for those who can manage risksNew initiatives
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