The theoretical foundations and historical development of the concept of sustainability, sustainability principles, and the role of economic, environmental and social factors in the sustainable development and decision-making process are explained by discussing the concept of sustainability in detail from the perspective of business stakeholders.
UN Sustainable Development Goals and Goals are handled together with corporate sustainability practices.
Sustainable Development Goals and business process integration are conveyed with sample applications.
UN Sustainable Development Goals are handled together with corporate sustainability practices.
Corporate reporting and sustainable value creation in businesses, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Reporting Standards, Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Best Practice Examples are presented.
International standards, frameworks and guides on sustainability reporting in businesses (GRI, VRF-(IIRC & SASB), TCFD, CDSB, CDP), carbon disclosures of businesses, assurance services for sustainability reports and the future of sustainability reporting are discussed.
In line with the corporate sustainability strategy, important sustainability reporting developments and examples from Turkey and the world are examined, by providing information on materiality assessments within the framework of sustainability information and sustainability report and the relationship between sustainability reporting and integrated reporting.
Sustainable financial products, instruments and investments are discussed within the framework of the concept of sustainable finance. Sustainable finance instruments (green bonds, green stocks, social bonds, sustainable bonds), sustainable insurance, sustainable investments (environmental, social and governance investments, responsible investments, impact investments) and sustainability criteria are included in the lending policies of financial institutions are also discussed together with the developments in the field of sustainable finance in the world and in Turkey.
Financial management in businesses is handled within the framework of sustainability and value creation. Sustainable asset management, carbon finance and carbon markets, management of risk arising from climate change and environmental factors, financing of renewable energy investments, sustainability indices in developed and developing country stock markets, indices criteria and initiatives operating on sustainability are discussed.
Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Content Analysis, Corporate Sustainability Performance Indicators and Measurement, Social Impact Analysis, Social Return on Investment –SROI (Return on Investment Analysis) analysis are presented with sample applications.
Real cases from different sectors and examples of waste management and resource management practices in sustainable production and production processes are presented.
Major environmental problems (air, water and soil pollution and global warming), the concept of environment in legal regulations, the place of environmental law in legal systems and its relationship with other disciplines, environmental protection and sustainable development, green growth, principles governing environmental law, human rights and environment relationship, environmental impact assessment, the concept of environmental crime and its sanctions are discussed.
Sectoral experience sharing with sustainability managers of different sectors is discussed.