The ESG Initiative at the Wharton School


10 Leading Executive Education Courses In Climate & Sustainability For 2024

Outlet: Poets & Quants

Today, business leaders are tasked not just with delivering a healthy bottom line to stakeholders, but to be good stewards of the environments in which they operate – both in regards to natural resources and society at large. Leading B-schools around the world are adding a range of executive education courses to train leaders on business sustainability.

The Wharton ESG Executive Certificate for Senior Leaders is ranked #4 on this list of the top 10 Executive Education Courses in Climate & Sustainability for 2024.

This advanced certificate program begins with Wharton’s ESG Essentials, which can also be taken as a stand-alone course, laying the foundation of ESG fundamentals in the corporate context. A month of specialized management training follows, propelling corporate leaders to the forefront of ESG decision making.

The course is a mix of self-paced and live online sessions, with virtual classes weekly. Students will get the opportunity to personally engage with the program’s world-renowned instructors.

Upon completion, participants will be able to incorporate ESG considerations into risk management and governance strategies of their organizations, navigate conflicting stakeholder demands, prepare for future economic and geopolitical realities, and evaluate climate risk, green marketing claims, and more.