The purpose of the course is to enhance awareness and understanding of what is E, S and G, with associated criteria, understanding of Sustainability Development Goals (SDG), challenges of integration and implementation of ESG into organizational strategy

Course Objectives

This course aims to provide participants with knowledge and understanding on:
• Introduce the concept of sustainability to board members
• Discover the key elements in sustainability reporting
• Interpret Bursa’s amended listing requirement relating to sustainability disclosures
• Recognize sustainability related principles applicable to business strategy and steps to institutionalization.
• How to create awareness of board responsibility for ensuring adequate consideration of sustainability risks
• How to present companies with ideas on how to implement adequate board structures and processes to support the systematic integration of sustainability matters
• Generate an understanding of the relevance of sustainability for business strategy and long-term success
• Guide board members in the transformation process such as setting objectives and targets and monitoring programme

Course Outline:

Language: English

Training Methodology:

• PowerPoint - slideshow
• Workshop
• Case Study


9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

• Course Introduction
• Concept of sustainability to board members
• Key elements in sustainability reporting

10:30 AM to 10:45 AM

Tea Break

10:45 AM to 12:00 PM

• Bursa’s mended listing requirement relating to sustainability disclosures
• Principles applicable to customers’ business strategy and steps to institutionalization. (with examples of few industries)
• Team activities on sustainability

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

• Board responsibility on sustainability
• Board responsibility on risk management
• Setting sustainability objectives & targets, and how to measure & monitor it

3:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Tea Break

3:15 PM to 5:00 PM

• Discover reporting approaches based on frameworks like the GRI, and those referenced in the BURSA Sustainability Reporting Guide and Toolkits and others.
• Best practice in sustainability reporting and management