Leadership

How to Align to SBTi as a Company.

How to Align to SBTi as a Company.

How to Align to SBTi as a Company.

Explore SBTi fundamentals, the compelling business case for alignment, standards across sectors, measurement, reporting, and best practices through case studies of top performers

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Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

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CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

Learn the essentials of the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) in this concise one-hour course designed to propel your company towards sustainability leadership.

Participants will grasp the core principles of SBTi, craft persuasive business cases for alignment, and navigate sector-specific standards and best practices.

By analysing successful case studies, learners will develop actionable strategies for setting, measuring, and verifying SBTs, equipping them to drive tangible climate impact and enhance corporate reputation in line with global sustainability objectives.

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

A typical SBTi-approved company has reduced its annual scope 1 and 2 emissions at a linear rate of 8.8% since setting its targets.

Objectives

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

The fundamentals of Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) and its role in advancing corporate climate ambitions.

The business case for aligning with SBTi, including benefits for sustainability performance and stakeholder engagement.

Standards and guidance relevant to their industry and apply best practices in setting and verifying SBTi targets.

Case studies of companies achieving successful SBTi alignment and actionable plans for their own organisations.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

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sections

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hr

duration

Fundamentals of Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

Fundamentals of Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

Fundamentals of Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

Participants will explore the origins, principles, and significance of SBTi in driving corporate climate action, including its alignment with global climate goals and regulatory frameworks.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a briefing document outlining the core principles and benefits of SBTi for internal stakeholders.

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lessons to complete

13

min

Section duration

Business Case for Aligning with SBTi

Business Case for Aligning with SBTi

Business Case for Aligning with SBTi

This section examines the strategic advantages and reputational benefits of setting Science Based Targets (SBTs), showcasing successful examples and discussing stakeholder expectations.

Actionable Outcome:

Prepare a business case presentation highlighting potential ROI and non-financial benefits of SBTi alignment for executive decision-makers.

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lessons to complete

17

min

Section duration

Standards and Guidance Across Sectors

Standards and Guidance Across Sectors

Standards and Guidance Across Sectors

Participants will gain insights into sector-specific standards and guidance for setting and validating SBTs, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a sector-specific checklist for SBTi compliance, outlining key milestones and compliance steps for your organisation.

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lessons to complete

16

min

Section duration

Measurement, Reporting, and Verification

Measurement, Reporting, and Verification

Measurement, Reporting, and Verification

Learn best practices for measuring, reporting, and verifying progress towards SBTs, including data collection methods, reporting frameworks, and third-party verification processes.

Actionable Outcome:

Create a roadmap for data collection and reporting to track progress against SBTs, integrating verification protocols and reporting frameworks.

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lessons to complete

14

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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