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University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) CAM Business and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Emissions
University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

CAM Business and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Emissions


8 Weeks


Full time

USD 2,868

Distance Learning



Gain insights into the organizational risks and opportunities posed by climate change, and learn to lead a transition to net-zero emissions, and rewire your business model for long-term value and resilience.

As public concern over sustainability challenges and ESG integration intensifies and climate-related organizational risks escalate, the ability to build more resilient business models that thrive in a net-zero economy has fast become a strategic imperative.

The Business and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Emissions online short course from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) provides a comprehensive understanding of how to mitigate the business risks of climate change and oversee a transition to net-zero emissions for long-term resilience and overall value.

Over eight weeks online, you’ll explore real-world examples of successful low carbon initiatives and discover how to utilize innovation to build a resilient, profitable business model for the future, stimulating a ‘triple bottom line’ of people, profit, and the planet. On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with a practical action plan to transition to net-zero emissions and the ability to lead change within your organization and beyond.

This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 80 hours of learning.

Note: should students wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon them. The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and GetSmarter accepts no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.

About the certificate

Study the business risks and opportunities of climate change and earn an official certificate of completion from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with a certificate, you’ll need to meet the requirements outlined in the course handbook. The handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin the course.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the course, as per the stipulated requirements.

Why choose GetSmarter?

GetSmarter, a 2U, Inc. brand, is an online learning expert with over 10 years of experience in developing high-quality online short courses from the world’s leading universities. We deliver market-led courses that equip working professionals with the expertise required for the workplace of the future. Through a data-driven approach, we analyze future skills requirements and ensure all courses address this need.

Students are supported at every stage of the learning journey, enabling them to thrive professionally through increased relevance, competence, and confidence.

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