Leadership

Navigating UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Navigating UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Navigating UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Explore essential strategies for navigating EU and UK sustainability legislation in business, empowering professionals to ensure compliance and leverage regulatory frameworks effectively for sustainable business practices and environmental stewardship.

1

1

hr

hr

Recommended Duration

Self-paced

Self-paced

Online learning

1

Eco-literacy assessment

1

CPD credits

4

Employee surveys

Overview

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of sustainability legislation in the UK and key EU directives.

Participants will explore foundational principles, current laws, and upcoming regulations, gaining actionable insights into compliance requirements and strategic implications for businesses.

Learners will develop compliance checklists, readiness plans for upcoming legislation, and strategic roadmaps to enhance business sustainability practices while ensuring regulatory alignment.

By the end of the course, participants will be equipped to navigate and leverage UK and EU sustainability legislation effectively to drive operational resilience and maintain compliance.

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

Around 38% of companies state they are unprepared for the CSRD.

Objectives

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

The fundamentals of sustainability legislation in the UK and key EU directives.

The risks of non-compliance with UK and EU sustainability legislation.

Current and upcoming UK and EU sustainability legislation relevant to businesses.

The business relevance of each piece of UK and EU sustainability legislation and its implications.

Shareable certificate

Shareable certificate

Course Breakdown

Course Breakdown

4

sections

1

hr

duration

Fundamentals of Sustainability Legislation in the UK and EU

Fundamentals of Sustainability Legislation in the UK and EU

Fundamentals of Sustainability Legislation in the UK and EU

This section begins with an exploration of the foundational aspects of sustainability legislation in the UK and key EU directives. Participants will delve into the core concepts, frameworks, and regulatory bodies involved, setting the stage for understanding compliance requirements and strategic implications.

Actionable Outcome:

Create a compliance checklist tailored to your business sector, incorporating key principles and requirements from UK and EU sustainability legislation to ensure alignment with regulatory standards and enhance sustainability practices.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Overview of Current UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Overview of Current UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Overview of Current UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

In this section, participants will receive an overview of the current landscape of UK and EU sustainability legislation. This includes a detailed examination of existing laws and directives that businesses must comply with, as well as an analysis of their practical implications for various sectors.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a timeline for implementing compliance measures for current UK and EU sustainability legislation, ensuring proactive adherence and minimising risks of non-compliance.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Upcoming UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Upcoming UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Upcoming UK and EU Sustainability Legislation

Participants will explore upcoming sustainability legislation expected to impact UK and EU businesses in the near future. Discussions will cover proposed laws, regulatory updates, and timelines for implementation, enabling proactive preparation and strategic planning.

Actionable Outcome:

Create a readiness plan for upcoming UK and EU sustainability legislation, incorporating key milestones and actions to ensure timely compliance and leverage regulatory changes for business advantage.

1

lessons to complete

15

min

Section duration

Business Relevance and Strategic Implications

Business Relevance and Strategic Implications

Business Relevance and Strategic Implications

The final section examines the business relevance of UK and EU sustainability legislation, focusing on how compliance can enhance corporate reputation, mitigate risks, and foster sustainable growth. Participants will discuss strategies for integrating sustainability practices into broader business strategies to drive long-term value.

Actionable Outcome:

Develop a strategic roadmap for leveraging compliance with UK and EU sustainability legislation to enhance business sustainability practices and align with stakeholder expectations, ensuring operational resilience and competitive advantage in a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape.

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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