AGRC Certificate in ESG Principles & Standards

This certificate offers guidance as to how corporations can best prepare under the growing number of ESG-related regulations.

650.00

 

During the past several years, ESG has gained plenty of prominence throughout the corporate world as a growing number of organisations have started embracing its three pillars and setting up programmes targeting issues such as climate change, diversity, equity and inclusion, employee benefits, executive bonus structures, and more. Pressure from stakeholders, the upcoming generation of professionals and consumers, and society at large have made it a crucial part of any organisation’s strategy to look after their activities and performance in these areas. In many cases, these organisations’ growth, stability, and continuity as businesses are at stake. As part of this programme, you will pick up the ins and outs of ESG from a compliance and reporting perspective and be better prepared to help your organisation develop a sound, effective, and long-term strategy to tackle all ESG issues.

  About the Certificate

The AGRC Certificate in ESG Principles and Standards provides participants with a thorough understanding of a topic that has gained increasing significance and attention amongst corporations, regulators, and researchers. At the same, the Certificate offers guidance as to how corporations can best prepare under the growing number of ESG-related regulations.

  Learning Outcomes
  • Define the three ESG pillars—Environment, Social and Governance
  • Identify the importance of ESG and CSR programmes to an organisation’s corporate governance practices
  • Understand the main concepts behind Green Finance and how responsible banking, investment, and insurance work within this framework
  • Describe the objectives and main tenets of the many global initiatives set up to encourage policies that will contribute to the growth and advancement of ESG issues
  • Study the main ESG reporting standards and frameworks so that your organisation is better prepared to fulfil its reporting requirements
  • Understand the main concepts behind ESG investing
 

Course Features

  • Acquire Theoretical & Practical Knowledge
  • Attain The PAGRC Designation
  • Study Online
  • Learn At Your Own Pace
  • Online AGRC Examination
  • 1-Year AGRC Membership
  • 15 CPD Units In Financial Regulation

 

Format

• Register at any time
• Study on your own time and pace within a 3-months period to complete the Certificate
• Assessed by an online multiple-choice exam


6 Reasons to Become AGRC Certified!

  • Comprehensive Knowledge | Comprehensive knowledge of what constitutes Money Laundering (ML) and the steps financial institutions need to follow to curtail the criminal world’s increasingly complex attempts to legalize the money accrued from its illegal activities.
  • Tools, Information & Skills | The necessary tools, information and skills to transform you into an in-demand professional for financial institutions and other organizations looking to create or strengthen their AML divisions.
  • Practical Knowledge | Via the use of five case studies, a thorough understanding of what has been put in practice across the globe to prevent Money Laundering from a legal, regulatory, political, enforcement and economic perspective.
  • 1-Year Membership | Free one-year membership to AGRC, where you can exchange knowledge and share experiences with GRCC professionals worldwide.
  • Professional Designation | Use of the AGRC’s professional designation as a Compliance professional.
  • Study At Your Own Pace | Year-round registration with the option to complete the 10-hour online interactive Sanctions Compliance Certification at your own pace and schedule, plus two attempts to pass the final exam consisting of 40 multiple choice questions.

 

About the AGRC

  • The Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC) is a non-profit global professional accreditation and certification organization and networking platform
  • AGRC is the fastest growing International AML and compliance community in the world
  • AGRC aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and sharing of experiences among Compliance, Risk, and Governance professionals
  • The AGRC Values: Education | Expertise | Innovation | Global Outreach | Networking
  • Learn more..

 

 

  • The Stakeholder Theory
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) vs. ESG
  • Sustainability
  • The Environment, Social and Governance Pillars
  • Green Finance
  • Principles of Responsible Banking, Investment, and Insurance
  • The Business Case for CSR, ESG, and Sustainability
  • Global Initiatives and Development such as The Paris Agreement, the European Green Deal, and the UK’s Green Finance Strategy
  • ESG Reporting Standards and Frameworks
  • ESG Investing Strategies
  • The Push for ESG into the Future

 

• 20 hours of Self-Paced Online Interactive Learning
• AGRC Study Guide
• Analysis of Practical Case Studies
• Set of Mock Practice Questions
• 1-Year Free AGRC Membership
• AGRC Online Examination (two attempts)
• AGRC Certificate

 

  • Professionals carrying out the roles of directors
  • Senior managers
  • Lawyers
  • Company secretaries
  • Compliance and risk officers
  • Consultants

No previous knowledge or experience is required, although it is assumed that participants have good knowledge of English and a sound educational background.

 

The AGRC exam consist of 40 MCQs for the completion and award of the Certificate in ESG Principles & Standards, issued by the Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC). The pass mark is 70% and two attempts are permitted. The time allowed for the exam is 60 minutes.

You attain access to the exam upon the completion of the course. The exam is conveniently taken remotely from your own PC or laptop. You do not need to travel to an examination centre to sit your final test – rather, you can take the exam at your own convenience, at any time from the comfort of your home or office. All you have to do is to email info@agrc.org with your name, email address, and AGRC certificate of choice, and AGRC will send you instructions on how to access the exam.

You have three (3) months from the date of purchase of your training programme to complete the course and book your exam. If you fail to do so, you will have to pay £150 to take the exam via the third-party exam centre.

 

This certification has been developed by the Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC) and course has been created by the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF). The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and may be accredited by financial regulators and professional bodies for 15 CPD units in financial regulation.

Frequently Asked Questions.

Most frequent questions and answers

Upon registration you will attain immediate access to all study material and self-paced eLearning lectures.
Yes, for each AGRC package you will receive the Study Guide, and the exam (two attempts). You will also receive a structured guided eLearning package that includes video lectures, case studies and much more that will allow you to study at your own time and better prepare for the exam.
Yes, the AGRC Certificate in ESG Principles & Standards is designed to be a fully self-paced online programme, accessible with any device, 24/7, from anywhere in the world.
The AGRC Study Guide contains a full mock exam with 40 practice questions for your reference. The online study material online includes additional practice questions that will enable you to engage better with the content and get the most out of your reading.
You attain access to the exam upon the completion of the course. The exam is conveniently taken remotely from your own PC or laptop. You do not need to travel to an examination centre to sit your final test – rather, you can take the exam at your own convenience, at any time from the comfort of your home or office. All you have to do is to email info@agrc.org with your name, email address, and AGRC certificate of choice, and AGRC will send you instructions on how to access the exam.
The AGRC exam consist of 40 MCQs for the completion and award of the Certificate in ESG Principles & Standards, issued by the Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC). The pass mark is 70% and two attempts are permitted. The time allowed for the exam is 60 minutes.
We recommended a total of 15 to 25 learning hours. As it is a fully self-paced course, you would be expected to define a suitable pace yourself. However, most of our students, tend to complete their training in under 3 months.
15 to 20 hours of self-paced online interactive learning including analysis of four practical case studies, one year of free AGRC membership, practice questions , online exam, AGRC certificate
This course is ideal for anyone wishing to be introduced to ESG and the different requirements that this sector might entail moving forward. Professionals carrying out the roles of directors, members of the Board, senior managers, lawyers, company secretaries, compliance and risk officers, and consultants may benefit from this course. No previous knowledge or experience is required, although it is assumed that participants have good knowledge of English and a sound educational background.
This certification has been developed by the Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC) and the course has been created by the European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF). The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and may be accredited by financial regulators and professional bodies for up to 15 CPD Units in financial regulation.
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