Training Program

Training Program2020-07-30T09:41:42+00:00

Training Courses (Online)

To support companies in creating the necessary skills to develop a sustainability strategy, BCSD Portugal created the training program “Journey to Sustainability”. Also, with reference partners, develop executive training courses in sustainability.

The Training Program is made up of four stages – Discover Sustainability, Beginners, Conquerors and Beacons – and is open to professionals and employees of companies or other organizations, designed for any stage of the journey and with an offer targeted to different levels of knowledge and maturity on sustainability.

Registrations for the courses here.

Training program 2020

* All listed courses will be in online format

21 to 25 Sep | Beginners (level 1) – 15 hours

Oct 6 | Beacons (level 3): Integrate ESG risks into the company’s risk management in partnership with WBCSD – 1.5 hours

Oct 19 and 20 | Beacons (level 3): Non-financial reporting in partnership with Stravillia Sustainability Hub – 7 hours

26 to 30 Oct | Achievers (level 2) – 15 hours

Nov 5 and 6 | Beacons (level 3): Roadmap for Carbon Neutrality in partnership with EY – 7 hours

7 and 8 of Jan 2021 | Beacons (level 3): Science-Based Targets in partnership with PwC – 7 hours

21 and 22 of Jan 2021 | Beacons (level 3): Accelerating to the circular economy in partnership with 3Drivers and LNEG – 7 hours

Price list training program 2020

Beginners | 300 Euros + VAT, for BCSD Portugal members; 400 Euros + VAT, for other participants.

Achievers | 300 Euros + VAT, for BCSD Portugal members; 400 Euros + VAT, for other participants.

Beacons | 400 Euros + VAT, for BCSD Portugal members; 500 Euros + VAT, for other participants.

Except training “Integrating ESG risks in the company’s risk management” (125 Euros + VAT, for BCSD Portugal members; 160 Euros + VAT, for other participants).

Check the list of BCSD Portugal members here.

Special conditions:

Company Group: If the company enrolls more than one employee in the same training course, it will benefit from a 15% discount from the second enrollment.

The steps of the journey towards sustainability


First experience

Companies interested in knowing the principles of sustainability and in starting a process of self-assessment


Otimize the present

Companies interested in embracing the principles of sustainability and corporate social responsibility in their businesses and operations


Prepare tomorrow

Sustainability is already a part of the day-to-day company practices and of the employees’ concerns


Create the future

Sustainability shapes the entire value chain and organizational culture of the company and is a driver of business strategy and innovation

Training Content


  • Meet the challenges of sustainability
  • Risks and opportunities for companies
  • Top Tools
  • Study cases


  • Sustainability Trends
  • Legal and foreseen framework
  • Sustainability strategy
  • Importance of the value chain
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Non-Financial Reporting


  • Sustainability Trends
  • Sustainable Value Creation
  • Impact Investment
  • Main management, decision support and reporting frameworks
  • Value Chain Redesign
  • ISO, Bcorp certifications, among others
  • Study cases


  • Integrate environment, social, governance (ESG) risks into enterprise risk management
  • Non-financial information
  • Sustainability indices
  • Speed up the circular economy
  • Innovation for sustainability
  • Business development
  • Eco & Social business
  • Study cases

Tailored Training

The Journey for Sustainability training program can also be tailored to each company. With the support of its partners, BCSD Portugal can help diagnose training needs in sustainability or, simply, respond to a set of specific requests from companies.

For more information contact BCSD Portugal directly.

Companies that have already taken the training program (since 2019):

Please contact us for more information:

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