(4-6 hours per week)
Fee CHF 1,950
Next program starts 4 March 2024
Certification Receive IMD certificate upon completion
Develop your sustainability plan for lasting change
Are you looking at transforming your organization towards a more sustainable business model? How do you develop a clear business case for your approach to sustainability? IMD’s Winning Sustainability Strategies program is designed to help you integrate sustainability into your strategy, so you can maintain your competitive edge.
The program equips you with a practical framework for identifying and evaluating the relative performance of sustainability programs. You will learn to use “vectoring” as a key strategic tool to develop your own sustainability plan, embed the UN Sustainable Development Goals into your company’s core strategy, and assess the impact of sustainability programs on competitiveness.
At the end of the program, you will not only have your fully developed sustainability plan for lasting change but will also be equipped with applicable tools and insights on driving performance and innovation through a coherent sustainability strategy.
Enhance your understanding of effectively embedding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into your business strategy for long-term success.
Gain comprehensive insights into the vectoring model and its application as a powerful strategic tool.
Discover the concept of materiality and its profound implications for your business, empowering you to harness its power and create meaningful impact.
Explore a vast array of business opportunities emerging from the circular economy, enabling you to capitalize on sustainable practices and innovative business models.
Develop a high-level action plan to drive transformative change within your organization, ensuring a cohesive and impactful sustainability strategy.
You are a business executive (including C-suite), strategy practitioner or sustainability professional, interested in the business case for sustainability and its strategic implications. Your work involves strategy development, driving sustainability innovation, or embedding the UN SDGs into the company’s core strategy. You are eager to acquire new skills, competencies and tools to develop or further enhance your capabilities for designing and executing successful sustainability programs.
Your class is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey, and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways both during and beyond your classroom experience. Read more about the admission criteria.
2022 class profile (average data)
Years of experience
IMD’s Winning Sustainability Strategies program won gold at the 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology awards. The program was recognized in the Best Advance for Education Delivered Through Technology category.
The Winning Sustainability Strategies program has allowed me to rethink the way I support my clients in their journey towards stronger sustainability. I can now offer them an interesting methodology that allows them an intelligent and efficient transformation rather than heavy and unapplicable processes.
The program was an awesome experience. I took away so many things to implement at work, like understanding that organizations must now be purpose-driven, report on targets and progress, transform to a circular economy, and have sustainability as a key pillar.
Winning Sustainability Strategies is a very worthwhile course. The excellent content is well structured and the case studies provide great insight.
The Winning Sustainability Strategies program equips you with a practical framework for identifying and evaluating the relative performance of sustainability programs. You will learn to use “vectoring” as a key strategic tool to develop your own sustainability plan, embed the UN Sustainable Development Goals into your company’s core strategy, and assess the impact of sustainability programs on competitiveness.
Our structured, yet flexible online programs are designed for impact and delivered for you. Explore what makes the IMD online program experience exceptional.
Programs designed and taught by IMD faculty, world-renowned experts in their fields.
One-on-one support from an experienced executive coach to ensure that learning objectives are attained.
Group and pair work with participants from around the world enriches learning through exposure to fresh perspectives.
Micro-learning focused on knowledge retention and actionable insights.
Carefully designed multimedia material for a dynamic online experience.
Programs grounded in practical assignments guarantee the immediate application of new knowledge and techniques.
Length: 5 weeks (4-6 hours per week).
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