IICA launches ESG Impact Leaders Program

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IICA launches ESG Impact Leaders Program

Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) an autonomous institution under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India has launched on 20th December a programme to create Impact Leaders in the areas of Environmental-Social-Governance (ESG).

Important facts

  • Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt of India Leena Nandan was the Chief Guest at the launch.

  • Impact Leader programme is designed as a comprehensive course on ESG giving a holistic understanding of the philosophy of ESG, its principles, its relevance and its implication in the current scenario.

  • The Six Month course comprising 8 Self paced learning modules will be delivered online. 

  • Renowned ESG professionals of International & National repute would be involved in delivering the live interactive Master classes.

  • IICA has also created the 'National Association of Impact Leaders' which is a membership-based association exclusively for ESG professionals.

  • The association will provide a platform for professional advancement and engagement to its members. 

  • In future this association may also act as a regulatory body to strengthen the ESG Profession in India. 

Key points of Learnings

  • Understanding the Glocal ESG Landscape

  • Identifying ESG Risks and Opportunities

  • Identification and layout of materiality aspects of ESG

  • Managing all ESG aspects in an organization - turning theory into action

  • Integrating ESG best practices into core operations - Creating an ESG sensitive culture

  • Creating flexible ESG strategies

Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs

  • It was registered as a society on September 12, 2008 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.

  • It is an autonomous institute, working under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to deliver opportunities for research, education, and advocacy.

  • It is a think-tank, capacity building and service delivery institute.

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