Module 12



Module Overview

The final module of the course focuses on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting, a critical framework for disclosing a company's sustainability and ethical performance. You will explore how companies assess and communicate their environmental impact, social responsibility, and corporate governance practices.

        Module length: 7 hours on average

        CPD Hours: 3


Dr. Seán O'Reilly, an Assistant Professor of Accountancy at UCD, previously headed the Accounting Department at Technological University Dublin. A qualified Chartered Accountant from PwC, he is a leading advocate for sustainable finance, focusing his PhD on 'Essays in Entrepreneurial & Green Finance.' Seán has published research on financing Cleantech firms and sustainability reporting in SMEs.

The module introduces various ESG reporting frameworks and regulations, such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards and the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), guiding organisations in transparently sharing their ESG performance.

Through understanding ESG data collection and developing a strategic ESG reporting plan, you will be equipped to implement comprehensive ESG reporting within your organisation, aligning business practices with sustainability and ethical standards.

This reflects the duration of Continuous Professional Development learning and the corresponding hours that can be recorded in your CPD Portfolio. These hours contribute towards achieving your qualification.

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