ESG Leadership Academy

Developing leaders to creatively align Value with Values to shape a sustainable and inclusive future: a new mindset for an ESG world.

Duke CE has developed the ESG Leadership Academy to address the key knowledge, skill and mindsets required at all company levels throughout the learning and development journey. The learning journey encompasses a variety of delivery methods, guiding leaders through immersive experiences to effectively bridge the know-do gaps that many organizations experience.

ESG encompasses a wide variety of topics with the potential to align positive societal impact and business value creation.

ESG is becoming an increasingly important topic for business leaders

It’s real: 90% of S&P companies now publish ESG reports

It’s growing: 14x growth in money invested in Sustainable Funds between 2018 and 2021

It’s inevitable: $50trn expected ESG assets by 2025, according to Bloomberg


The six Duke CE core beliefs on ESG capability building

Start at the top

  • Inspire Board & CXOs to embed ESG into strategy, organizational structure, incentives

Get to the bottom

  • Scale-up the program to reach the critical employee mass to really transform

Empower managers

  • To lead the change across the organization, equip them with influencing techniques

Let impact be your north star

  • Embrace a pragmatic bias to action to get beyond the know-do gap

Address the underlying mindsets

  • Required to enable consistent and sustainable ESG aligned behaviors at all company levels

Champion collaboration

  • Learn from other players and partner to achieve common goals

Learning Experience

Duke CE’s ESG Leadership Academy learning journey encompasses a variety of delivery methods, guiding leaders through immersive experiences to effectively bridge the know-do gaps that many organizations experience.

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Learn:
Facilitated workshops
Digital, self-paced courses
Curated material to read

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Experience:
ESG immersive case studies
Simulation games
Augmented reality

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Act:
Write action plans
Set ESG KPIs
Launch ESG Ambassadors

Duke CE’s ESG Leadership Academy addresses the learning and development needs for the different company audiences. The delivery format will be customized to the audience (Board and CXOs, Senior Managers, Front-line employees), addressing the key knowledge, skills and mindsets required to succeed – at all company levels.

Board and CXOs

  • ESG Masterclass
  • ESG Coaching program
  • ESG Board roundtable

Senior Managers

  • ESG Leaders bootcamp
  • ESG Executive Duke
    Certificate

Front-line employees

  • ESG Ambassadors program
  • Online ESG learning

ESG Leadership Academy escalates in your organization through four major approaches

  1. Train the trainers to scale ESG bootcamp: Company trainers progressively take over delivery

  2. ESG ambassadors land to local context: ESG ambassadors are trained to take ESG learnings down to the frontline

  3. Digital learning: Online asynchronous ESG fundamentals course

  4. Multi-client ESG collaborative platform: Access to Duke CE’s virtual ESG platform

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