As a leader in ESG, you need to anticipate investors’ questions before they are asked, manage the
associated risks and implement an appropriate ESG framework that will operate across the
Differentiate yourself as an informed leader with in-demand ESG skills and knowledge.
Be clear about the opportunities ESG provides and how to take advantage of these.
Learn from experts
Learn from experienced leaders in ESG to become a leader who can quickly adapt to change.
The world’s first university credit-rated online Diploma in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
What delegates say
“Pitched at the right level, at the right time and you are supported by a very energetic team in CGI.”
Bob Hoffman – Ireland
“An excellent programme that was enhanced by the depth of expertise possessed by tutors.”
Peter Fitzgerald – Ireland
Non Executive Director
“This was an excellent course. The materials were well designed. I have no hesitation in recommending this course.”
Jon Gillies – United Kingdom
What you’ll learn in each module
The Diploma in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) will give you the practical tools and techniques to become a qualified ESG leader. You will learn through a mix of written content, podcasts, interactive exercises and scenario challenges.
The origins of ESG
You will gain a clear understanding of the background of E, S and G. In this module you will cover:
Key sustainability trends and concepts
Societal responses to ESG
The history of corporate sustainability
A deep dive into the E, S and G factors
ESG in action through a case study
How you'll apply your learning
Start making an impact at leadership level and in the boardroom with your understanding why ESG is on the rise.
Our global speakers are specialists in ESG and come from a wide variety of industries. As well as speaking frequently on ESG topics, they are also professionally involved in numerous types of businesses.
On this diploma, they will bring you through the most current and relevant case studies. You will learn about the latest thinking in ESG at leadership level.
This diploma is fully online and self-paced. You can learn at your own pace, in your own time, whenever and wherever it suits you. From the time you enrol on the diploma, you have six months to complete your studies.
Definitely. We designed this diploma to demystify and define what it means to be a leader in ESG. It covers key concepts in ESG all the way through to in-depth analysis. You will develop your own personal brand as an ESG leader.
The case studies are real-world, practical and full of insights. Your resulting certification is globally recognised.
This diploma is ideal for leaders who wish to make a positive impact in their organisation, society and the environment.
The diploma includes two assessments. You need to pass both assessments to receive your university credit-rated qualification.
You’ll complete your assessments online, at a time that suits you, using our assessment platform. Once you enrol on the course, you’ll receive detailed instructions on how and when you’re eligible to attempt your assessments.
The assessment questions are based on the course materials. You’ll be very prepared to take the assessments once you’ve familiarised yourself with the course content. The assessments usually take the format of multiple choice style questions and each one will take you 90 minutes to complete.
University credit-rated. Industry approved. Globally recognised.