Business and Climate Change Course
Harvard Business School Online
18 Mar 2024
Earliest start date
27 Mar 2024
Prepare yourself and your organization for the business risks and opportunities created by climate change.
Business and Climate Change will help you understand the science, economic impact, and policy implications of climate change. You’ll explore how companies in various industries are adapting to and preparing for climate change and learn how to identify and communicate emerging opportunities and risks.
- Understand the science, economic impact, and policy implications of climate change
- Identify and communicate the risks and opportunities posed by climate change across industries
- Leverage insights from real-world examples to inform future strategies for adapting to climate change
- Think critically and creatively to develop business solutions that mitigate climate change
- Explore climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts’ scalability, costs, and benefits to inform decisions related to your industry and role
The HBS Online Advantage
- World-class faculty
- Edge-of-your-seat online learning
- Global peer collaboration and networking
- Real-world, case-based learning
Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real-world, case-based examples brought to life by Harvard faculty and industry-leading experts from companies like Driscoll’s, Clearwater Seafoods, the BMW Group, PG&E Corporation, New Belgium Brewing, Gro Intelligence, and Indigo Carbon.
Who Will Benefit
Business Professionals and Managers
Explore how companies in various industries are adapting to and preparing for climate change and leverage those insights to inform your organization’s strategy.
CSR, Strategy, and Operations Professionals
Understand climate change to think critically and creatively about solutions that could mitigate it.
Entrepreneurs and Investors
Learn the business risks and opportunities of developing or investing in new climate change-oriented solutions.
Scholarships and Funding
This course is not eligible for scholarships and financial aid, but past participants do receive a 30% discount. For more information, please visit our Payment & Financial Aid page.
Business and Climate Change is an online course that offers economics- and science-based solutions and strategies to address climate change risks and opportunities through the lens of business.
Module 1 - The Fundamentals of Climate Change
Understand climate change science fundamentals and how to assess economic and public policy issues associated with climate change.
Module 2 - Adapting to Climate Change
Identify physical manifestations of climate change, learn how businesses assess and manage the risks and opportunities associated with climate stressors, and evaluate adaptation measures currently being pursued in different industries and geographies worldwide.
Module 3 - Mitigating Climate Change
Explore the key processes involved in developing and scaling a mitigation strategy, assess emissions sources across a product’s lifecycle, and understand how technology to facilitate and accelerate mitigation can create business opportunities.
Learning requirements: To earn a Certificate of Completion, participants must thoughtfully complete modules 1-3 and exercises
therein by stated deadlines.