Build your smart roadmap for a sustainable business future.
Leading Sustainable Business Transformation
Build your smart roadmap for a sustainable business future.
Length 3 days liVe virtual, 5 weeks online, 3 days on campus
Fee CHF 9,900
Next program starts 10 May 2023
How to build your sustainability roadmap
Sustainability is now a business imperative. But how do you effectively evolve from knowing to doing, empowering you to capitalize on new opportunities?
Leading Sustainable Business Transformation addresses this ‘knowing-doing’ dilemma, providing you with a complete business transformation journey through the lens of sustainability. The program takes you from the why to the how of sustainability, enabling you to build smart, sustainable business models that will future-proof your organization and benefit society.
You will work on your own sustainability challenge and leave with a clear roadmap for sustainable business transformation combined with a rich community of committed peers to support you, a renewed sense of purpose, and deep know-how.
Deep dive into the sustainability landscape, learn from top-ranked global sustainability companies, identify risks and opportunities.
Understand ESG and sustainability best practices and how to apply these to drive organizational change.
Work on your own sustainability challenge and apply learnings throughout the program.
Future-proof your organization, transitioning to sustainable and scalable business models that build competitive advantage and deliver superior financial results.
Leave with your own roadmap for sustainable business transformation ready to action in your organization.
You are seeking to influence and embed sustainability at the center of your organizational purpose. You need sustainability tools, frameworks, language, and capabilities to drive this change. Ideally you are a leader with P&L responsibilities or lead a function such as marketing, finance, supply chain, strategy, sustainability etc…
Typical profiles include: VP, Global Sustainability, Executive Director of Strategy, Head of Quality, Head of Marketing, Comms & Thought Leadership, VP Corporate Affairs, CEO & Chairman of Board.
Avg. years of experience
UPPER MIDDLE/SENIOR MANAGER
The case studies are inspiring. You learn how other companies are embracing sustainability transformation so you can incorporate what’s relevant into your own strategy. And the program structure gives big value. You get time to reflect and to share ideas back in your company and work together on your learnings.
The blend of liVe, online and face-to-face training is fantastic. There is a supportive community of participants who are experiencing similar challenges to you. And different industry players help you understand how to address your own sustainability transformation challenges.
You will learn from cutting-edge research, real-world examples, discovery visits, themed masterclasses with expert practitioners, class discussions, case studies, frameworks, and the sustainability signals™ toolkit on opportunities to drive your own sustainable business transformation. You will receive business and leadership coaching to support your journey and deepen the impact of your learnings.
See inside top sustainability companies via discovery expeditions.
Apply learnings to your context for an accelerated transformation.
Benefit from individual and group coaching end-to-end.
Build your sustainability ecosystem with a rich community of peers.
- Identify individual sustainability challenge
Duration: 3 days – liVe virtual
- Gain deep insight from top ranked sustainability companies
- Get inspired by online discovery expeditions to global sustainability champions
- Harness key sustainability and ESG trends
- Embed sustainability into strategy
- Identify sustainable business models & social benefits
Duration: 5 weeks (self-paced online, 4-6 hrs per week). 1hr weekly check-in virtual
- Build leadership capabilities to effectively communicate your vision
- Embed leadership concepts into courageous dialogues
- Transform mindsets at CXO, top management and functional team levels
Duration: 3 days on Lausanne campus
- Connect dots to make change happen
- Develop organizational design: measurement, rewards, processes & capabilities
- Build alliances, partnerships & ecosystems
- Change tactics
Our faculty members are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research and working with international companies, they remain on top of the latest management trends. You can expect timely, innovative learning activities, materials, and content in all IMD programs.
Natalia Olynec is Head of Sustainability at IMD, where her work focuses on research, program development, strategy, governance, reporting, and advisory. She has worked in sustainability management, consulting, and education for more than 15 years.
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company.
The company was ranked the world’s most sustainable company in 2021 by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index.
Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden construction and paper.
Brigitta brings a wealth of experience from large cap pharmaceutical companies, such as Roche and Novartis as well as biotech.
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Length: 3 days liVe virtual, 5 weeks online, and 3 days on campus.
Chart your company’s ESG path to long-term success
Enables you to fulfill your role of influencing and steering the integration of sustainability into your company’s strategy. In collaboration with WBCSD.