Leadership

Biodiversity Strategy For Business

Biodiversity Strategy For Business

Biodiversity Strategy For Business

Discover the business case for biodiversity and integrate it with your organisation's strategy.

1.5

1.5

hr

hr

Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

Biodiversity and natural capital preservation have become integral to the long-term success of modern businesses.

This specialised course, "Biodiversity Strategy for Business", is designed to equip senior leadership teams, C-suite executives, and sustainability managers with advanced knowledge and strategic insights to lead their organisations toward sustainable biodiversity practices.

With a focus on enhancing preparedness for ESG reporting and driving employee engagement and action, this course significantly empowers business leaders to impact the environment and their company's bottom line.

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

Companies that measure and report on biodiversity metrics can achieve improvements in ESG ratings of 9%

Objectives

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

The benefits of business alignment with biodiversity enhancement practices.

The importance of Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) and the correct procedure to follow in calculating it using Government guidelines.

EU and UK biodiversity legislation and its implications for their organisation.

How to identify, calculate and measure relevant biodiversity metrics required for effective ESG reporting frameworks such as CDP, CSRD and EcoVadis.

The key steps their organisation can take to incorporate the Governance, Environment, Marketplace, Community and Environment pillars of the BITC biodiversity framework.

How to create a biodiversity Employee Run Group (ERG) and nominate biodiversity champions within their organisation.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

1

sections

1.5

hr

duration

The Business Case

The Business Case

The Business Case

Understand the importance of biodiversity in sustainable business practices, learn about the benefits of aligning with biodiversity enhancement, and grasp the concept of Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) for better environmental stewardship and compliance.

Actionable Outcome:

Collate leader-level feedback on building a business case for biodiversity action within your organisation.

3

lessons to complete

20

min

Section duration

Policy & Reporting

Policy & Reporting

Policy & Reporting

Explore key UK and EU biodiversity policies, understand their compliance benefits and business opportunities, and learn to align with biodiversity legislation while identifying essential metrics in ESG reporting frameworks to enhance corporate reputation.

Actionable Outcome:

Identify regional biodiversity initiatives your organisation could inplement.

3

lessons to complete

25

min

Section duration

Strategy

Strategy

Strategy

Implement the Governance, Marketplace and Environment pillars of the BITC biodiversity framework with our detailed how-to guides to effectively transform your organisation's biodiversity strategy.

Actionable Outcome:

Survey business leaders on how to engage customers with biodiversity.

2

lessons to complete

20

min

Section duration

Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder Engagement

Integrate the Community and Workplace pillars of BITC's biodiversity framework into your organisation's strategy, and establish a Biodiversity Employee Run Group (ERG) while nominating biodiversity champions to lead initiatives.

Actionable Outcome:

Establish a list of ideas on how to engage employees with biodiversity.

2

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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