Leadership

How to measure the ROI on Sustainability Projects

How to measure the ROI on Sustainability Projects

How to measure the ROI on Sustainability Projects

Learn to calculate and present ROI for sustainability initiatives, covering staff engagement, energy efficiency, and biodiversity enhancement, with practical methods for preparing compelling presentations and leveraging successful case studies to drive strategic decision-making and stakeholder engagement in organisations.

1

1

hr

hr

Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

Discover how to calculate and present ROI for sustainability initiatives, including staff engagement, energy efficiency, and biodiversity enhancement.

Learn practical methods to prepare compelling ROI presentations for senior management, leveraging case studies of successful sustainability projects.

By the end of the course, participants will be equipped to develop ROI calculation tools, create impactful presentations, and apply insights to drive strategic decision-making and stakeholder engagement in their organisations.

Assessment Criteria

The assessment takes approximately 10 minutes and is graded by percentage. There are 10 multiple choice questions (MCQs) upon completion of four lessons. The certification criteria is 40%, and learners may retake the assessment.

SDG's

Business Value

75% of investors see sustainability performance as relevant to their investment decisions

Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have a strong understanding of:

The business case for calculating ROI on corporate sustainability initiatives.

How to to calculate ROI for sustainability projects such as staff engagement, energy efficiency and biodiversity enhancement.

How to prepare and deliver presentations on the ROI of sustainability initiatives at senior meetings.

Case studies of successful ROI from sustainability initiatives.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

4

sections

1

hr

duration

Business Case for Calculating ROI on Sustainability Initiatives

Business Case for Calculating ROI on Sustainability Initiatives

Business Case for Calculating ROI on Sustainability Initiatives

Participants will explore the rationale and benefits of measuring ROI for corporate sustainability initiatives, including enhancing financial performance, attracting investors, and aligning with regulatory requirements.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a justification document outlining the business case for ROI calculations in sustainability projects within their organisation.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Calculating ROI for Sustainability Initiatives

Calculating ROI for Sustainability Initiatives

Calculating ROI for Sustainability Initiatives

This section focuses on practical methods and formulas to calculate ROI for sustainability projects, such as those related to staff engagement, energy efficiency improvements, and biodiversity enhancement. Participants will apply these calculations to real-world scenarios.

Actionable Outcome:

Create an ROI calculation template tailored to assess the financial and environmental impacts of a specific sustainability project in their organisation.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Preparing ROI Presentations for Senior Meetings

Preparing ROI Presentations for Senior Meetings

Preparing ROI Presentations for Senior Meetings

Participants will learn how to structure and present ROI analyses effectively to senior management and stakeholders. Topics include data visualization, storytelling techniques, and highlighting strategic benefits and risks.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a draft presentation on the ROI of a sustainability initiative, incorporating key metrics and strategic insights for senior management review.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Case Studies of Successful ROI from Sustainability Initiatives

Case Studies of Successful ROI from Sustainability Initiatives

Case Studies of Successful ROI from Sustainability Initiatives

This final section examines real-world examples of organisations that have successfully measured and communicated ROI from sustainability projects. Participants will analyse these case studies to extract best practices and lessons learned.

Actionable Outcome:

Prepare a case study analysis report highlighting key success factors and actionable insights applicable to their organisation's sustainability initiatives.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

What people are saying

What people are saying

What people are saying

Áine Higgins

Head, ESG and Sustainability

"NTR had the pleasure of working with the Vyra Team. The training was engaging, beautifully presented, and prompted participants to consider what they could do to help the biodiversity challenge.  The structure of the training made it easy for all to fit into busy schedules."

Jan 2024

Sean O’Connell

Event Operations Executive

“At the beginning of our sustainability journey, we were looking for assistance in helping us to educate our staff on the various topics in this space. We found Vyra’s online platform and content the perfect tool to achieve this.”

Mar 2023

David Terceño

ESG & Corporate Communications

"Working with Vyra has allowed us to develop high quality biodiversity and sustainability modules that are not only informative but also engaging and easy to complete, allowing our employee to keep their focus in all their essential work."

Jun 2023

Nay Pereira

Sustainability Co-ordinator

"Vyra is an amazing tool that makes sustainability part of our everyday life, combining practical challenges and a great interface with trustworthy information on a wide variety of ESG topics. It really helps us to inspire and empower our team!"

Nov 2022

Nick Tennant

ESG & Commercial Reporting Manager

"If approached by others I would strongly recommend the use of the Vyra training courses."

May 2024

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