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Foundation of Sustainability, ESG and Sustainability Oriented Innovation (2-Day)

In today's rapidly changing world, sustainability and sustainability-oriented innovation have emerged as imperative drivers for addressing the pressing challenges we face as a global community. The interconnected crises of climate change, resource depletion, social inequality, and ecosystem degradation have underscored the urgency of transitioning towards a more sustainable future. It is no longer sufficient to rely on traditional development and innovation models that prioritize short-term gains at the expense of long-term well-being.

Moving beyond the Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) compliance reporting required to do business, sustainability is about finding ways to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It encompasses not only environmental stewardship but also social equity and economic prosperity. Our current consumption, production, and resource use patterns are unsustainable and pushing planetary boundaries beyond their limits. We must fundamentally transform our systems, practices, and mindsets to align with sustainable principles. The need to innovate towards sustainability has become more critical than ever in a world that faces increasingly complex environmental, social, and economic challenges.

This program is curated to equip participants with the knowledge, tools, and strategies needed to navigate this transformative journey of sustainability. We will start the journey by understanding the reasons for change, and delve into the fundamental principles of sustainability, explore the role of innovation in driving positive change, and uncover the frameworks and approaches underpinning sustainability-oriented innovation. Through engaging discussions, real-world case studies, and interactive exercises, participants will understand the interconnectedness of sustainability and innovation and learn how to apply this knowledge to create sustainable, impactful solutions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the Foundations of Sustainability and Sustainability Oriented Innovation programme, the participants will be able to:-

  • Explain the climate change impacts and the reasons for change towards sustainability and NetZero
  • Differentiate between sustainable innovation and traditional innovation and why is it important to innovate sustainably beyond ESG
  • Comprehend the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and its relation to the economic, environmental and social risks
  • Interpret the 6 fundamental principles of Sustainability-oriented Innovation (SOI)
  • Understand the popular Green House Gas (GHG) reporting framework and standards
  • Apply the international Innovation Management Systems Framework to move from ignorance to innovate sustainably.
  • Overview on how to leverage AI, IoT and cloud enabled software solution for effective and efficient monitoring and reporting along the sustainability journey.

Join us on this exhilarating journey as we pave the way to a future where sustainability and innovation thrive hand in hand!


  • Managers, Engineers, Executives, ICT Specialists, Technologists, Manufacturing Professionals, Manufacturing & Process engineers and knowledge talent who aspire to move beyond ESG and innovate sustainably.


  • 2 day (9:00 am – 5.00 pm)