Required Course Details
Risk & Reward: Connecting Climate to the Balance Sheet (C DCL-01R)
This course provides a high-level overview of the opportunities and risks posed to business by climate change and explains why climate has become a central focus for corporate leaders in terms of strategy and risk oversight.
How Climate Connects to a Director’s or Officer’s Fiduciary Duty (C DCL-02R)
Structuring Oversight of Climate Risk (C DCL-03R)
Climate Reporting, Disclosure & Investor Engagement (C DCL-04R)
Elective Course Details
Greenhouse Gas Accounting & Climate Commitments (C DCL-05E)
Aligning Incentives & Climate Commitments (C DCL-06E)
Review different strategies for incentivizing climate action, including aligning executive compensation to climate commitments, connecting climate incentives to broader corporate strategy and financial performance. Review and understand the risks and benefits in each strategy.
Climate Litigation (C DCL-07E)
Dive deeper into the key types of current climate litigation claims, the ways they come about and related trends. Discuss risk mitigation strategies for each type of claim and execute a response to a sample climate litigation scenario.
Carbon Markets (C DCL-08E)
Learn about key carbon markets and explore differences between voluntary and mandatory carbon markets. Discover the risks inherent in the voluntary markets, key objectives of the Task Force on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TFSVCM) and how the social cost of carbon impacts business.
Green Building, ESG & Sustainable Finance (C DCL-09E)
This course, developed in collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council, provides an overview of the goals of green building, ESG, and sustainable finance as market transformation. At the conclusion of the course you will be able to identify considerations for green building practice, identify opportunities for green building to contribute to high performance and review current and emerging issues including decarbonization, electrification, health promotion, and equity.