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March 22, 2022 - Resources

ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role Spring 2022 Course

ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role Spring 2022 Course

Berkeley Law and Ceres will be hosting a course on ESG: Navigating the Board’s Role, starting on April 5th. Morrison & Foerster recommends this course for corporate directors and aspiring board members who would like to have a better understanding of ESG. “Now more than ever, boards need to understand the intersection of ESG with business strategy and operations. Considering ESG goes beyond compliance; it’s critical to financial success, to remaining competitive, and to being prepared for what’s around the corner. This course is a key way for board members to get up to speed.” –Suz Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

This introductory, self-paced course, which is designed to be completed in six hours, incorporates practical insights, the cutting-edge research of Berkeley Law faculty, and industry-leading reports published by Ceres.

This course will cover topics such as:

  • Defining Corporate Purpose, ESG, and Stakeholder Governance
  • Communicating with Investors on ESG
  • Identifying, Assessing, and Mitigating ESG Risks
  • Structuring Board Oversight of ESG
  • Setting ESG Targets, Transition Planning, and Incentives
  • Aligning Climate Lobbying with ESG Commitments
  • Disclosing ESG Risks and Opportunities