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Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability

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Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability
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  • In the free online course Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability learn how modern businesses display their sustainability efforts to the public and how they make sure sustainable practices are undertook at all levels of the organization. Such efforts can give a business a competitive advantage by acknowledging and addressing social, environmental, and economic impacts throughout the business.

    The course begins by introducing you to the concept of accountability in business and explains why accountability is essential to run a sustainable business. You will learn how businesses use sustainability reporting in order to communicate and be accountable for their actions. Next, you will learn about how sustainable businesses deal with human resource issues in order to create a corporate culture that ensures sustainability is valued and maintained throughout the business.

    Finally, you will learn about the relationship between finance and running a sustainable business. You will learn about financial incentives to running a sustainable business. You will learn about investment opportunities that are socially responsible and good for your business. You will learn about the insurance industry’s interest in sustainability and their efforts to address social, environmental, and economic impacts that businesses have.

    This free course will be of great interest to business professionals and eco-entrepreneurs who would like to learn the benefits of running a sustainable business and the efforts that businesses go to in ensuring that they have a positive impact on the world.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Discuss business and organizational accountability;
    - Discuss the value of sustainability reporting;
    - Describe life cycle management and the phases of a product life cycle;
    - Discuss the key considerations in carbon and water footprint analysis;
    - Describe a sustainable business’s recruitment and selection process;
    - Describe a sustainable business’s approach to training and performance appraisal;
    - Discuss how sustainability impacts various activities associated with finance;
    - Discuss green and socially responsible investment opportunities.
    - and explain why the insurance industry is interested in sustainability.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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