Online program
Winning Sustainability Strategies

Embed sustainability into the core of your business.

Online program

Winning Sustainability Strategies

Embed sustainability into the core of your business.

Location
Online
Length
5 weeks
Fee
CHF 1,950
Next program starts
27 May 2024

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.

Strategize SDGs for business success

Enhance your understanding of effectively embedding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into your business strategy for long-term success.

Leverage vectoring for strategic advantage

Gain comprehensive insights into the vectoring model and its application as a powerful strategic tool.

Unlock the power of materiality

Discover the concept of materiality and its profound implications for your business, empowering you to harness its power and create meaningful impact.

Identify circular economy opportunities

Explore a vast array of business opportunities emerging from the circular economy, enabling you to capitalize on sustainable practices and innovative business models.

Build a comprehensive action plan

Develop a high-level action plan to drive transformative change within your organization, ensuring a cohesive and impactful sustainability strategy.

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You and your class

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.

2023 class profile (average data)

20

Years of experience

45

Average age

18

Nationalities

11

Industries

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Winning Sustainability Strategies recognized with award

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.

What our participants say

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.

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Nadia Boulifa Social Impact Expert and Sustainability Advisor, Switzerland

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.

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Vanessa Green APAC Quality Director, Vita Coco, Singapore

Winning Sustainability Strategies is a very worthwhile course. The excellent content is well structured and the case studies provide great insight.

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Ian Burn Director of Marketing & Sustainability, Camira, United Kingdom

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.

Christoph Thomet Former CEO Richemont Middle East, India & Africa Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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The IMD difference

Our structured, yet flexible online programs are designed for impact and delivered for you. Explore what makes the IMD online program experience exceptional.

Discover our distinctive approach to online learning.

Access to thought leadership, regardless of location

Programs designed and taught by IMD faculty, world-renowned experts in their fields.

Personalized expert coaching

One-on-one support from an experienced executive coach to ensure that learning objectives are attained.

Interaction with peers

Group and pair work with participants from around the world enriches learning through exposure to fresh perspectives.

Bite-sized knowledge for improved learning outcomes

Micro-learning focused on knowledge retention and actionable insights.

Compelling multimedia content

Carefully designed multimedia material for a dynamic online experience.

Applied learning for real impact

Programs grounded in practical assignments guarantee the immediate application of new knowledge and techniques.

Next start & fee

Length: 5 weeks (4-6 hours per week).

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Dates
27 May – 30 Jun 2024
Location
Online
Length
5 weeks
Price
CHF 1,950
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Price
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Length
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Price
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