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Participating in the "Sustainability Skills for Finance Professionals" workshop empowers finance practitioners with a profound understanding of the symbiotic relationship between sustainability and modern financial operations.
By delving into the nuances of green investments, sustainable reporting, and strategic budgeting through a green lens, delegates will be equipped with actionable strategies to influence their organization's sustainable trajectory.
This workshop offers finance
professionals the unique opportunity to position themselves at the forefront of
the corporate sustainability movement, driving both ethical and profitable
outcomes for their businesses.
- Overview of the workshop
- Ice-breaker activity
- Setting the context: Importance of sustainability in today's business landscape
Finance & Sustainability: The Integral Connection
- How sustainability impacts financial performance
- Role of finance in sustainable business practices
- Trends towards sustainable financing
Green Finance and Investments
- Introduction to ESG investing
- Risk assessment in sustainable investments
- Guiding green investments
Sustainable Reporting & Transparency
- Importance of transparent financial reporting
- Key indicators and metrics for sustainable financial reporting
- Challenges and solutions in green accounting
Budgeting & Forecasting with a Sustainable Lens
- Allocating funds to support sustainability
- Driving sustainable R&D and operations
- Forecasting financial growth while accounting for sustainable investments
Carbon Accounting and Tax Incentives
- Measuring and reporting on carbon emissions
- Understanding tax breaks, incentives, and penalties related to sustainability
- Practical steps to integrate carbon accounting into daily operations
Driving Sustainability in Procurement and Supply Chain Finance
- Role of finance in sustainable sourcing
- Assessing financial viability of green suppliers
- Cost-benefit analysis of sustainable procurement practices
Integrating Technology for Sustainable Finance
- Digital tools and platforms for sustainable financial operations
- Blockchain, AI, and their role in green finance
- Ensuring data privacy and security in sustainable finance technologies
- Crafting a basic sustainability plan.
- Group presentations and feedback
Q&A and Closing Remarks