Climate Disclosure For Business (Taster Sessions)
Prepare your business for the new demands of your customers, investors and regulators.
Businesses are being asked to disclose how a changing Climate will impact them. Alongside this are new terms, new rules, and new business requirements. This course is designed to help you understand what these changing demands mean, so you can make the right choices for your company.
Who is this Course for?
What to Expect in this Course
Who is ERCE?
About the Instructors
Student Survey #1
The "Alphabet Soup" of Sustainability
More Acronyms At a Glance
Optional Readings - Climate Organisations
1.1 Climate Dislosure Roadmap
1.2 Origin of the Phrase "Climate Disclosure"
1.2.1 Optional Reading - CDSB
1.3 What does Climate Disclosure Mean for Companies?
1.4 Why is Climate Disclosure Needed?
1.5 Who are the Stakeholders asking for Climate Disclosure
1.6 Required Readings
1.7 Optional Reading - Climate Lawsuits
Module 1 - Open Book Quiz
Student Survey #2
2.1 GHG Emissions and Corporations
2.2 GHG Inventory - A communication tool
2.3 What comprises a GHG Inventory?
2.3.1 GHG Inventory - Visual Summary
2.4 Emission Types, GWPs, and Boundaries
2.4.1 Optional Reading - More about different Greenhouse Gases
2.5 Categorising GHG Emissions
2.5.1 Optional Reading - Classifying Emissions
2.6 Example #1: Classifying Sources of Emissions
2.7 Example #2: Company 'X' and emissions estimates
2.8 Choosing an Emissions Standard
2.9 Optional Reading - Example of Reports, Inventories and Strategy Documents
2.10 Optional Reading - GHG Protocol and ISO 14064 and Emissions Tools
Module 2 - Open Book Quiz
Student Survey #3
3.1 Backgound for Businesses
3.2 Mark Carney - Investing in Net Zero
3.3 Different Rules around the world
3.4 Are you a Listed or Private Company?
3.5 Moving from Voluntary to Regulated Disclosure
3.6 Required Reading - Reporting Rule Initiatives
3.7 Demystifying Climate Disclosure
3.8 Required Reading - Double Materiality
3.9 Optional Reading - Climate Disclosure Rules
Module 3 - Open Book Quiz
Student Survey #4
4.1 - Building a Strategy
4.2 Climate Risks & Opportunities
4.2.1 - Optional Videos - Risk and Opportunities
4.2.2 Optional Reading - Risks and Opportunities
4.3 Net Zero for Governments and Businesses
4.3.1 Optional Video and Reading - The Paris Agreement
4.4 The Path to Corporate 'Net Zero'
4.5 Voluntary Offsets
4.5.1 Optional Reading and Videos - Voluntary Carbon Markets
4.6 Defining Corporate 'Net Zero' for your Business
4.6.1 Optional Reading - Offset types
4.7 Voluntary Reporting
4.8 Mandatory Reporting
4.9 Required Reading - Climate Disclosure Reporting
4.10 Setting Your Strategy
Module 4 - Open Book Quiz
Student Survey #5