Embedding sustainability into the core business strategy.

If sustainability is not fully integrated into the business strategy, the efforts of sustainability specialists will have at best marginal impact. This course will cover the key aspects of developing a sustainability strategy. It will also coach some of the soft skills needed to operate at board and senior level in making this strategy happen.

At a glance

  • Dates
    • Please enquire for course dates
  • DurationTwo days
  • LocationCranfield campus
  • Cost

    £2,920 (includes accommodation and meals).

    Concessions available

What you will learn

This course will equip you with practical tools and tips on developing a vision/purpose statement, prioritising the social and environmental issues on which to focus, and developing a top-level strategy for achieving the organisational purpose. You will learn by doing, applying these tools to delegates’ organisations.

The course will also enable you to assess your organisation’s level of maturity, maximise your effectiveness whatever that level, and move the organisation forward in embedding sustainability.

Core content

  • Sustainability and business success.
  • A maturity model for corporate sustainability.
  • Creating a vision/purpose.
  • Prioritisation and materiality assessment.
  • Strategy and objective-setting.
  • Influencing at board level.


£2,520 each module, if all 5 modules* are booked at the same time.

£2,720 each module, if 2+ modules* are booked at the same time.

*within the Sustainability Leadership Programme.

Accommodation options and prices

Fees include tuition, course materials and full board accommodation.

Location and travel

Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world. 

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield University
College Road 
MK43 0AL

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