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ESG Essentials

Unlocking sustainable growth with ESG

The Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Essentials course is designed in partnership with Enterprise Singapore to help you kickstart your ESG journey. With the support of Deloitte’s global network of experts, the course will provide you with a fundamental understanding and practical tools needed to incorporate ESG principles into your businesses and drive your ESG agenda.

This course is a part of the Enterprise Sustainability Programme (ESP) by Enterprise Singapore, to support Singapore businesses on sustainability initiatives, and to capture new opportunities in the green economy. Learn more about the subsidies, eligibility and process below.

Directors are welcome to attend this prescribed course to fulfil the new Singapore Exchange (SGX) requirements with regard to directors’ training on sustainability.

How this course benefits you?

  • Identify crucial ESG trends and their impact on Singapore companies including SMEs.
  • Learn how to develop sustainable roadmap, aligning capabilities with objectives and integrating sustainability into existing systems.
  • Understand reporting standards to effectively engage stakeholders.
  • Assess and act on climate risks and opportunities for business success.

Unlocking Success: The Deloitte Advantage

Choose Deloitte for your learning journey, where you gain unparalleled expertise from industry leaders, access to a vast global network, and the opportunity to drive your career forward with confidence and distinction.

Participants who enroll in this Deloitte - Enterprise Singapore ESG Essentials course will enjoy the following benefits:

  • A Certificate of Completion issued by Deloitte in partnership with Enterprise Singapore.
  • A tailored ESG Maturity Assessment Guideline enabling participants to evaluate their organization's readiness for sustainability initiatives.
  • Stay ahead of industry trends with exclusive post-event updates.
  • Become an integral part of the dynamic Deloitte learning network, connecting with fellow professionals and accessing valuable resources.

Course details

This program is curated by professionals with extensive industry experience, consolidating a wealth of hands-on knowledge to optimize and incorporate strategic Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) value into businesses. Housed within Deloitte's Southeast Asia Pacific for Sustainability Excellence, the course content is tailored to stay current with industry benchmarks and evolving practices. It further taps into Deloitte's proficiency in a spectrum of sustainability services, encompassing everything from crafting ESG strategies to ensuring compliance with various reporting standards.

Module          
Introduction to sustainability, global and local trends                                           

1

This module provides a comprehensive introduction to sustainability, covering ESG pillars, circular economy principles, current trends, heightened Singapore companies' expectations, the business rationale for sustainability, and an overview of reporting practices.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to sustainability
  • Current trends and regulations
  • Increasing expectations on Singapore Companies including SMEs
  • The business case for sustainability
  • Introduction to reporting landscape 
Module
Overview of the sustainability journey

2

This module guides participants in initiating their sustainability journey by helping them define purpose, assess their current state, identify environmental impacts, conduct materiality assessments, develop net-zero roadmaps, align strategies, manage data, and effectively communicate progress to stakeholders.

Topics include:

  • Current State Analysis & Materiality Assessment
  • Identifying Environmental Impacts
  • Materiality Assessment Essentials
  • Roadmap to Net-Zero
  • Strategy Alignment
  • Data Management
  • Progress Tracking & Communication with Internal and External Stakeholders
Module
Deep dive - sustainability reporting and managing stakeholder expectations

3

This module provides guidance on navigating the dynamic ESG reporting landscape, covering global and regional regulations, investor disclosure standards, and stakeholder communication strategies, culminating in the creation of a comprehensive sustainability report.

Topics include:

  • Current and emerging global and regional ESG reporting regulations: SGX, SEC, CSRD, etc.
  • Investor disclosure standards and framework: SASB, TCFD, ISSB
  • Other stakeholders standard: GRI
  • Stakeholder Communication Strategies and crafting a cohesive Sustainability Report.
Module
Deep dive - climate-related risk and opportunities
4

This module focuses on understanding and assessing climate risks for businesses, including types of risks, scenario analysis, and prioritizing risk-management actions, while also highlighting the business value of sustainability, identifying climate opportunities for Singapore companies including SMEs, and introducing sustainable finance concepts.

Topics include:

  • Types of climate risks for businesses
  • Scenario Analysis and Risk Assessment
  • Risk-Management Actions
  • The Business Value in Pursuing Sustainability: Identifying and Seizing Climate Opportunities
  • Types of Opportunities for SIngapore Companies
  • Introduction to Sustainable Finance

Course schedule

June 2024                                                                           

   Date

   Time

Registration close 6 June 2024

Tuesday, 11 June 2024

9AM-6PM

Location: Deloitte Singapore Office, OUE Downtown 2

Wednesday, 12 June 2024

9AM-6PM

 

July 2024                                                                           

   Date

   Time

Registration close 15 July 2024

Thursday, 18 July 2024

9AM-6PM

Delivery Mode: Virtual

Friday, 19 July 2024

9AM-6PM

 

August 2024                                                                           

   Date

   Time

Registration close 8 August 2024

Wednesday, 14 August 2024

9AM-6PM

Location: Deloitte Singapore Office, OUE Downtown 2

Thursday, 15 August 2024

9AM-6PM

 

September 2024                                                                          

   Date

   Time

Registration close 6 September 2024

Thursday, 12 September 2024

9AM-6PM

Delivery Mode: Virtual

Friday, 13 September 2024

9AM-6PM

 

October 2024                                                                           

   Date

   Time

Registration close 14 October 2024

Thursday, 17 October 2024

9AM-6PM

Location: Deloitte Singapore Office, OUE Downtown 2

Friday, 18 October 2024

9AM-6PM

 

November 2024                                                                           

   Date

   Time

Registration close 11 November 2024

Thursday, 14 November 2024

9AM-6PM

Delivery Mode: Virtual

Friday, 15 November 2024

9AM-6PM

 

*Please note that the training dates are subject to change

Course Fees and Registration

Learning Modalities: In-person and virtual sessions 

Duration: 16 hours in total, over 4 sessions of 4 hours each 

Programme Fees:

  • Enterprise Singapore subsidised price: SGD 450*
  • Full course price: SGD 1500*

*Fee stated is per participant and excludes prevailing GST, which will be applied on the full price

Enterprise Singapore Subsidy

Subsidy Eligibility Conditions

  • Course fee of S$450 (exclusive of GST) per participant is only applicable to local companies1 and trade associations2, up to a maximum of 3 nominated participants per entity.
  • Participants must be nominated by their company or trade association for participation in this series of Sustainability Courses3.
  • Each individual will only be supported once for each type of ESP-Sustainability Course3.
  • The company or organisation is liable to make full payment for the course fees if it or its participants are found to be ineligible or fail to complete the course.

Eligible companies need to be a business entity that is registered and operating in Singapore.

2Trade Associations (TACs) will need to fulfil the following criteria: a) registered with Registry of Societies (ROS) or Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA); and b) defined as a non-profit organisation.

There are currently three types of ESP-Sustainability Courses: Foundational, Decarbonisation and Sustainable Finance. You may refer here for the list of courses under each course type.

Subsidy Process 

To receive this subsidy, please submit the following documents to seadlsenquiries@deloitte.com after you have registered using the link at the bottom of this page:

  1. Completed Company Nomination Declaration Form
  2. Verification documents: 

                • Local Companies :

                        Company’s most recent ACRA Bizfile profile
                        (Accessed from 2022 onwards)

                • Trade Associations :

                        Company’s most recent ACRA Bizfile profile
                        (Accessed from 2022 onwards)

                        If ACRA Bizfile profile is not available, please provide a                         screenshot of the organisation’s registration with the Registry of                         Societies (ROS)

Company Nomination Declaration Form

Application Process

Join us for the DLS experience now!

To experience DLS, join our ESG Essentials.
Please click here to register.

For other courses available to the public, please refer to the Course Catalogue.

For corporate courses tailored to your organization, please contact us at seadlsenquiries@deloitte.com

To know more about Enterprise Sustainability Programme - Sustainability Courses, please click here.