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In today's business landscape, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices are not just ethical imperatives; they're also opportunities for financial growth. This course, "Unlocking Value: Monetizing ESG Practices," is designed to help businesses and individuals understand, strategize, and capitalize on ESG initiatives. From carbon offset projects to green financing, you'll gain the knowledge and tools needed to transform sustainability efforts into financial rewards.

Course Objective

1. Understand the financial significance of ESG practices.

2. Explore various ESG monetization strategies and opportunities.

3. Learn how to calculate and communicate the financial impact of sustainability initiatives.

4. Identify ESG investment and financing options.

5. Develop a roadmap for integrating ESG into business models for long-term profitability.

Course Outline

Day 1 – Sustainability Reporting

Module 1: Sustainability Value Creation Process

  • Introduction to sustainability terminologies
  • Sustainability value creation process Examples of companies (MNCs and SMEs) that have created value by responding to sustainability risks and opportunities

Module 1.1: The Triple Bottom Line Approach

  • Balancing people, planet, and profit.
  • Identifying opportunities for financial growth within sustainability.

Module 2: Sustainability Reporting and Materiality

  • Introduction to the concept of "materiality" Sustainability reporting standards and requirements
  • GRI
  • Taskforce Climate-related Financial Disclosure
  • CDP
  • B-Corp
  • TNFD

Module 3: Climate Risk Assessments

  • Examples of how companies' success/ failure to respond to climate related risks have made or break businesses

Module 4: Carbon Management

  • Carbon Profiling
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Embodied and Operational Carbon
  • introduction Scopes 1,2,3
  • Understanding of Carbon scopes 1,2,3
  • Live practices on carbon calculation and reporting output
  • Integrated Financial statement

Module 5: Assessing Sustainability Readiness

  • Sustainability tools

- What is the types of sustainability tools

- How they helps

Day 2 – Sustainable Finance

Module 6: What constitute an ESG project?

  • Environmental

- Renewables

- Circular Economy

- SMART Cities

- Biodiversity

- Energy Efficiency

- Regenerative

  • Social

- Human Development



  • Governance

- Anti bribery



- Stakeholder Engagement

- Directors' appointments

Module 7: Where is the Financing Opportunity in Sustainability? Introduction to the Sustainability Maturity Model

  • Sustainable Finance



-Carbon Trading

-Social Bonds

-Sustainability linked loans & Bonds

-Project Finance

-Transition Finance

-Biodiversity Credit

Target Audience

  • Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
  • Sustainability Managers and Officers
  • Financial Analysts and Consultants
  • Investors Interested in ESG
  • Professionals Seeking to Enhance Their ESG Knowledge


  • Michael Yiin

    Michael Yiin

    Michael Yiin is the founder of TrinityEco Pte Ltd, a company focused on promoting green finance and sustainability. With his background in finance and sustainability, Michael has completed multiple certifications in green finance, sustainability and entrepreneurship. He is well-versed in the latest trends and developments in green finance and is passionate about creating a sustainable future for all. Michael has a wealth of experience in working with organizations to develop and implement sustainable finance strategies, and he is dedicated to helping businesses and individuals understand the importance of investing in the environment. Through his work with TrinityEco, Michael is committed to promoting green finance and helping businesses and individuals make informed decisions about their financial investments.

    He has provided consultative services to businesses and organizations to help them integrate sustainable practices into their financial strategies. He has worked with various consultancies such as Sodamind, Valores Global, GAC Enterprise, Bank Association of Cambodia and Piece Future to consult startups and corporates to explore collaborative opportunities and create business opportunities for the startup communities in the sustainability sector. Michael's passion for sustainability and green finance has made him a respected voice in the industry and his expertise is widely recognized in the business community., he enjoyed generating content for sustainability groups and is currently the Admin of non-profit group SMART Cities Network green financing WhatsApp/ Telegram group, Sustainability tech FB group, Nature Chat FB group, and weekly Mother Earth podcasts in Clubhouse every Saturday. Through these podcasts, he is dedicated to educating individuals and organizations about the importance of sustainable finance and how it can contribute to a greener future.

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  • Dr Shana Yong

    Dr Shana Yong

    Dr Shana Yong is an accomplished sustainability expert from Malaysia, leads TrinityECO Pte. Ltd. as startup in Singapore, a consulting firm specializing in sustainability solutions. With a Ph.D. in Business and an MBA in Marketing, she excels in sustainability consulting, material reporting, carbon accounting, and sustainability training. TrinityECO collaborates with organizations like GRI, TCFD, TNFD, PCAF, ISSB, and IFSB to build sustainable value chains and reduce carbon footprints. Dr. Shana's role as a Chartered Financial Planner and Independent Financial Advisor enables her to provide diverse financial wealth services worldwide. Her expertise from corporate MNC and startup backgrounds contributes to a more sustainable future for organizations and the environment through sales and business development roles, harnessing green ESG financing and greentech opportunities.

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Singapore Sustainability Academy

180 Kitchener Road
Singapore 208539


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