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Sustainability Leadership Training Program

Quick Facts

  • Target Audience: Organizations and Enterprises
  • Delivery format: On-site training at client location (outside Japan)
  • Availability: On-demand, per client request
  • Trainer: DEISO expert with Ph.D. in Sustainability Science
  • Program Duration: 5 business days (8 hours/day with breaks)
  • Curriculum: The curriculum below can be customizable to fit your organization's needs
  • Certification: Certification is offered after examination with a separate fees.
  • Pricing: Quotation based. You can Request a Quote here.

Key Features

  • Practical Experience: Sharing DEISO's expertise to solve real-world sustainability challenges for major companies
  • Interactive Approach: Participate in engaging workshops and collaborative group learning activities.
  • Customized Curriculum: Tailor the program to your organization's unique sustainability goals and requirements based on the client's request.
  • Expert Instruction: Receive guidance and technical demonstrations from top sustainability professional with a Ph.D. in sustainability science and industry experience.
  • Flexible Scheduling: Benefit from on-demand program delivery that accommodates your location and preferred schedule.
Program Outline

Module 1: Foundations of Sustainability

  • Curriculum
  • Definition and scope of sustainability (environmental, social, economic)
  • The history of the sustainability movement
  • Key global sustainability frameworks (e.g., Sustainable Development Goals, Paris Agreement)
  • The business case for sustainability
  • Understanding stakeholders and their role in sustainability

Module 2: Systems Thinking for Sustainability

  • Curriculum
  • Introduction to Systems Thinking Principles
  • Understanding complex systems and interconnectedness
  • Identifying leverage points within systems for sustainability transformations
  • Mapping systems and their impact on sustainability goals
  • Tools for systems analysis

Module 3: Sustainability Strategy and Implementation

  • Curriculum
  • Developing a sustainability vision and mission
  • Setting sustainability goals and targets (science-based targets)
  • Integrating sustainability into core business strategy
  • Sustainability reporting and metrics (e.g., GRI framework)
  • Overcoming common implementation challenges
  • Project management for sustainability initiatives

Module 4: Leadership for Change

  • Curriculum
  • Models of sustainable leadership
  • Building a culture of sustainability within an organization
  • Communication strategies for sustainability messaging
  • Influencing and persuading stakeholders
  • Embracing collaboration and partnerships
  • Overcoming resistance to change

Module 5: Innovation for Sustainability

  • Curriculum
  • Circular economy principles
  • Sustainable product and service design
  • Disruptive technologies for sustainability (renewable energy, green materials, etc.)
  • Measuring and evaluating the success of sustainability innovation
  • Fostering a culture of innovation within an organization

Module 6: Sector-Specific Sustainability Challenges (Tailor this module to the specific industries of the participants)

  • Curriculum
  • In-depth analysis of sustainability issues within a particular sector
  • Regulatory landscape and compliance requirements
  • Best practices and case studies from the sector
  • Sector-specific tools and frameworks

Module 7: Measuring and Reporting Impact

  • Curriculum
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for sustainability
  • Sustainability reporting standards (GRI, SASB, etc.)
  • Lifecycle assessment (LCA)
  • Social impact measurement
  • Communicating sustainability performance to stakeholders

Module 8: The Future of Sustainability

  • Curriculum
  • Emerging sustainability trends and technologies
  • The role of policy and regulation in shaping the sustainability landscape
  • Long-term sustainable business models
  • Opportunities and challenges for sustainability leaders
  • Creating a roadmap for continued sustainability leadership

Training Outcomes

  • Comprehensive Sustainability Foundation: Develop a deep understanding of sustainability’s core principles, history, global frameworks, and how it creates business value.
  • Systems-Level Thinking: Acquire the tools and perspective to analyze complex systems, pinpoint areas for strategic sustainability impact, and visualize how actions affect broader outcomes.
  • Strategic Implementation: Learn to craft a compelling sustainability vision, set science-based goals, align sustainability with overall business strategy, and effectively manage sustainability projects.
  • Leadership Transformation: Master the skills of sustainable leadership, including fostering a sustainability-minded culture, persuasive communication, stakeholder collaboration, and overcoming resistance.
  • Innovation Mindset: Explore the circular economy design, sustainable technologies, and methodologies to measure innovation success while developing a culture that encourages continuous innovation.
  • Impact-Driven Results: Gain proficiency in selecting sustainability KPIs, aligning with key reporting standards, conducting lifecycle assessments, and effectively communicating progress to stakeholders.
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