ESG PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Policies)

News-CRUX-10     2nd April 2024        

Context: The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), has joined hands with HP India to introduce ‘HP Future Impact Leaders - IICA Certified Environmental – Social - Governance (ESG) Professional Programme’.

ESG Professional Programme

  • About: The initiative targets promoting sustainability and empowering CSR professionals to become leaders in navigating ESG frameworks.
  • Scholarship Offerings: HP India and IICA offer full scholarships to 75 candidates, eliminating financial barriers for pursuing advanced education in ESG.
  • Commitment to Sustainable Business Practices: The initiative underscores a joint commitment to fostering sustainable business practices and driving positive societal impact.
  • Comprehensive Course on ESG: The initiative offers a comprehensive six-month course on ESG, covering its philosophy, principles, relevance, and implications, with self-paced online modules and interactive master classes.
  • Professionals' Involvement: Renowned ESG professionals of international and national repute are engaged in delivering live interactive master classes, providing valuable insights.
  • In-Person Networking Opportunity: Participants will have a chance to meet their peers in an in-person session, fostering networking and collaboration among professionals.
  • Target Audience and Eligibility Criteria: The programme caters to professionals in BHR, ESG, EHS, sustainability, and CSR fields, requiring a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of relevant experience for eligibility.

Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs

  • About: It is an autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. 
  • Objective: It serves as a think tank, capacity-building, and service delivery organization in the field of corporate affairs and corporate governance.

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