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Sustainability for Practitioners: Sustainability Reporting Benchmarking Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance

Topic:Sustainability and Green Skills

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    16 Hours / 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (Face-to-Face)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic (facilitated classroom training)
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Course Introduction:

The course comprises of 2-days to introduce key requirements step-by-step, and giving practical examples of how to overcome potential hurdles in sustainability reporting as well as compliance to international sustainability reporting framework & guidelines. 

Course Objective

The programme aims to equip the participants with the necessary knowledge and skills on sustainability reporting against standards, frameworks and guidelines. The participants will be able to apply sustainability reporting process from materiality to stakeholder engagement according to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance metrics.

Course Outline

Course Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Prepare a sustainability report in accordance to standards, frameworks and guidelines.                                                             
  2. Assess materiality affecting decisions, actions and performance of an organisation in sustainability reporting.

Topics to be covered

  1. Requirements of sustainability reporting based on standards, frameworks and guidelines
  2. Assessment of materiality affecting the decisions, actions and performance of an organisation in sustainability reporting 
  3. Reporting process to prepare a sustainability report benchmark against ESG metrics
  4. Planning a sustainability report from practical approach and taking into consideration the characteristics of a good report

Minimum Requirements

Nitec/Higher Nitec and above

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Carbon Specialist / Energy Manager / Sustainability Engineer/Officer

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $840.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $756.00 $20.16 $104.16
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $588.00 $20.16 $272.16
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $588.00 $20.16 $272.16
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2 $756.00 $20.16 $104.16
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $67.20 $907.20

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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