Fundamentals of sustainable business models - ZISHI

Fundamentals of sustainable business models

As the need for corporations to adapt and pivot their business models to the new era of sustainability and ESG materiality grows, this course addresses emerging business models through the lens of stakeholder models and shared value theory.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

KEY BENEFITS

  • Appreciate the links between ESG, finance and emerging business models
  • Understand the components of triple-bottom line accounting and sustainability accounting
  • Frame the ESG debate in the context of stakeholder value theory
  • Compare and contrast the various emerging business models
  • Understand the essence of corporate purpose and shared value theory
  • Appreciate why companies need to embrace ESG best practices to justify and enhance their legitimacy

COURSE OVERVIEW

It is now recognised that the link between ESG and Finance is business models. Increasingly businesses are being asked to define their purpose and legitimacy through a social and environmental lens within a broad ESG framework. It is therefore essential for corporations to adapt and pivot their business models to this new era of sustainability and ESG materiality. This course addresses these emerging business models through the lens of stakeholder models and shared value theory.

 

COURSE AGENDA

Theoretical Backdrop : The Shareholder Model Vs Stakeholder Model

  • Agency theory and the separation of ownership and control
  • Shareholder value theory and ESG integration are compatible
  • Stakeholder value theory and why it is on the ascendancy
  • Narrow versus broad definitions of stakeholders
  • Defining corporate responsibilities to all stakeholders
  • Frameworks for shareholder stewardship

 

ESG, Sustainability and the Corporate World

  • What is meant by sustainability
  • The difference between sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • The worlds of corporate sustainability and ESG investing are converging
  • The 3 pillars of sustainability
  • Sustainability accounting frameworks

 

Emerging Business Models

  • Business sustainability and managing the ‘triple bottom line’
  • The future-fit corporation and business model
  • The ‘SLIC’ corporation – Social, Lean, Integrated and Circular
  • Shareholder value – Shared value – System value
  • Short-term profitability Vs long-term sustainability

This course works well as an in-house event, contact us to discuss your needs on 0204 551 8568 or email info@thezishi.com

As the need for corporations to adapt and pivot their business models to the new era of sustainability and ESG materiality grows, this course addresses emerging business models through the lens of stakeholder models and shared value theory.

Price per person (Ex. VAT): Provided on request

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