ESG – Management, Reporting and Communication (Batch-1)

Venue/Deadlines Program Dates Program Fees
Venue : IIMB Campus
Early Bird Discount Date : 03 Jul, 2023
Last date for registration: 14 Jul, 2023
Start Date : 24 Jul, 2023
End Date : 26 Jul, 2023
Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 1,05,000
Residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 94,500
Non-Residential Fee(excluding GST) :  Rs. 90,000
Non-residential Early Bird Fee(excluding GST) :   Rs. 81,000

Apply Now

  • Hidden
  • Hidden
  • Hidden
  • Hidden

Starting In
Short Duration
International Travel
Alumni Status

This programme is for Executives interested in transitioning to ESG or responsible for ESG implementation as a part of their function. Media professionals covering business and environment related news would find it useful too.

Programme Overview
The term CSR is rapidly getting replaced with ‘Corporate Sustainability’. The uncertainty of climate change and the importance of communicating these aspects to all stakeholders and the challenges faced is multitude. If we don’t communicate and coordinate globally at nearly every level, there is going to be an economic meltdown that will last for several years, and some companies and countries will not survive. Legislation, finance, technology and societal needs all came together at COP26 in Glasgow. This programme is meant to help participants ‘negotiate sustainability’ by making them aware of a certain sense of accountability that comes along with the usage of the term ‘Sustainability’.

Programme Objective

  • Understand changing dynamics of business operations from shareholder maximization to stakeholder value creation
  • Learn components of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and double materiality for business operations and management through international frameworks
  • Learn sustainability frameworks and reporting standards
  • Learn the role of governance in business risk management and mitigation
  • Understand what the media communicates about sustainability

Programme Content

  • Introduction to changing business dynamics: from shareholders to stakeholders
  • Introduction to sustainability and governance frameworks
  • Deep dive into each of the ESG topics from the lens of business risk mitigation
  • Company ESG management
  • Stakeholder engagement and communication methods

Key Benefits/Takeaways
At the end of this course, you will be able to define, understand and implement ESG in your organization. You will also be able to arrive at the most suitable ESG framework to be used for ESG reporting and communicate sustainability initiatives of your company to make an impact.

Lectures, guest speakers, workshops, case studies, prescribed books.

Top-notch faculty, contemporary content, a great learning environment, and application orientation make the IIMB Exec Ed programmes world-class. 

About IIM Bangalore

Who Should Apply

  • Executives interested in upgrading their profiles to encompass ESG and Sustainability.
  • Working professionals interested in transitioning to ESG or responsible for ESG implementation as a part of their function.
  • Media professionals covering business and environment related news.

Participant Benefits

As a participant of this Short Duration Programme, you will be able to enjoy some exclusive benefits other than the outcomes such as skills and knowledge enhancement and building specific competencies that can help shape your career growth.

Some of the exclusive benefits of attending this programme are listed below –

  • Receive Executive Education eNewsletters
  • Invitation to share articles to the EEP blog (subject to a shortlisting process)
  • Participate in EEP webinars on various topics
  • Invitation to curated events and programs by the EEP office

Programme Directors

Deepti Ganapathy, PhD is Chair- Centre for Management Communication at IIM Bangalore. She is a Rotary Group Study Exchange Fellow, CNN Young Journalist finalist, Creative Writing awardee by Royal Commonwealth Society, London, East West Center Alumni and recognized by the International Journalists’ Network as ‘Journalist of the Month’. She holds a PhD from the Department of Studies in Communication and Journalism, University of Mysore and was a Visiting Fellow at UC San Diego. Her recently published book – ‘Media and Climate Change Making Sense of Press Narratives’ has been well received globally and she has been invited as a plenary speaker at prominent Climate Conferences and as a speaker to research centers in Universities in the US and EU doing work around the themes of Sustainability and Climate Change Communication.

Deepti has 17 years of practitioner and academic experience with India’s leading media and education conglomerates- these include The Times Group, Deccan Herald, NDTV, IIM Indore and School of Business Management, NMIMS University. At IIM Bangalore, she has conducted Executive Education Programmes for HPCL, L&T, Lumen, IDAS, Goldman Sachs 10,000K, Deloitte, Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MSDE), and senior IAS, IPS and IES officers – Government of India and served as Program Director for custom programmes.

Prerna Wadikar is the Program Director of the School of Ultimate Leadership. She pioneered institutional ESG education in India and teaches ESG as an Adjunct Professor at IIT Gandhinagar. Prerna is also a board member of the Central British Fund for World Jewish Relief and ESG advisor to consultancies in India and UK. She speaks regularly at webinars and podcasts on ESG and conducts on-demand training on ESG for consultancies and corporates.

Prerna has a portfolio career working in Africa, Asia, Europe and 25 states in India across multinationals, government and philanthropy. She has worked on supply chains, gender, investment, energy efficiency, policy and technology.

Prerna is the recipient of the prestigious India-UK Achievers Honours 75 at 75, Weidenfeld, Oxford, Said, Hoffmann and Lincoln Scholar, a Global Leadership Initiative fellow, and the first female MBA to receive the Oxford Vice Chancellor’s Social impact award.

Prerna is an MBA from the University of Oxford, a master’s in public policy from IIM Bangalore, Computer Engineer from the University of Pune and specialised in sustainable finance from ESMT Berlin.

Programme Charges

Programme Fee
INR 1,05,000/- Residential and INR 90,000/- Non -Residential (+ Applicable GST) per person for participants from India and its equivalent in US Dollars for participants from other countries.

Early Bird Discount
Nominations received with payments on or before 03-July-23 will be entitled to an early bird Discount of 10%.
Early Bird Fee (Residential) INR 94,500/-(+ Applicable GST)
Early Bird Fee (Non-Residential) INR 81,000/-(+ Applicable GST)

Group Discount
Group Discount of 5% percentage can be availed for a group of 3 or more participants when nominations received from the same organization.

Please Note
All enrolments are subject to review and approval by the programme director. Joining Instructions will be sent to the selected candidates 10 days prior the start of the programme.

The programme fee should be received by the Executive Education Office before the programme commencement date.

In case of cancellations, the fee will be refunded only if a request is received at least 15 days prior to the start of the programme.

If a nomination is not accepted,the fee will be refunded to the person/ organisation concerned.

A certificate of participation will be awarded to the participants by IIMB.

How To Apply for the Programme

Certificate Sample

Contact Us

Do feel free to get back to us if you should have any clarification.

Contact details:

Ms. Vinitha Vandana
Landline No.:+91-80-26993475, Mobile No. +91-8951974078
Email: vinitha.vandana@iimb.ac.in

Mr. Junaid Ahmed
Landline No.:+91-80-26993371, Mobile No. +91-8951281609
Email: junaid.ahmed@iimb.ac.in