Diligent Institute ESG Leadership Certificate Program

Get Certified to Lead With Purpose

With increased pressure from regulators, investors and shareholders, corporate leaders are seeking education on the full scope of environmental, social and governance related issues. The Diligent ESG Leadership Certificate Program is a unique e-learning program preparing modern leaders with the necessary skills and knowledge to address these challenges and opportunities.

  • Access an exclusive curriculum developed in collaboration with Competent Boards
  • 12 interactive eLearning modules featuring videos and in-depth fireside chats with esteemed global experts, curated reading material and a comprehensive exam
  • Complete the program in as little as 12 weeks or take up to 12 months
  • Close sustainability skills gaps as stakeholders demand greater accountability 

Certificate Overview


Learn from luminary subject matter experts who deliver impactful discourse on topics such as sustainable development goals, environmental issues & human rights in the supply chain and diversity, equity & inclusion in the boardroom.


The program includes 12 courses with in-depth fireside chats,
curated readings and interactive quizzes.


The registration fee is $3,500 per person and includes full access to the course for 12 months, virtual monthly Q&A sessions and exclusive invitations to VIP events.

Learning Objectives

  • Get equipped to effectively participate in discussions around the fast-evolving international ESG landscape
  • Enrich your understanding of the critical components of high-quality ESG performance
  • Enhance essential competencies to be an effective, insightful leader
  • Learn how to better respond to new enterprise risk, business complexity, technological disruptions, and social and environmental obligations
  • Learn the right questions to ask to approach sustainability discussions
  • Get up to speed on global trends and developments around ESG
Meet the ESG Leadership Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to those who have successfully completed the Diligent ESG Leadership Certificate program!

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