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Resiliency Around Sustainability

GBCI: 0920014472

Discover the physical, financial and brand threats posed by climate change and how to mitigate against them.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Published on: September 22, 2017

Average: 4.3 (31 votes)


As business becomes more globally connected, it is important to understand how social and environmental events have framed the business atmosphere creating both risks and opportunities. This module explains what are the physical, financial and brand threats that could affect your business and how to best prepare for this uncertainty going forward. By the end of this module, you will see were resiliency questions are showing up around sustainability, and how to address business resiliency around social and environmental issues.

This module is for professionals who are seeking to understand the impact of climate change and social inequity on their organization and take action to mitigate those risks.

By the end of the module, students should be able to answer these questions:

• What are the events impacting the resiliency of business?
• What are potential risks that my organization faces?
• How can I mitigate and plan for these risks?

To earn GBCI CE credit for this course:
• Watch the Videos
• Complete the Quiz

Additional learning materials include:
• Assignment 1: Protecting Your Brand
• Assignment 2: Sustainability Fundamentals, Tasks, and Roles
• Discussion Questions and Additional Resources

The videos can be accessed by clicking on the links below. The slides and additional learning materials are available to download in the Additional Resources section to the right.

For instructors interested in using this course content we recommend starting with the Instructor Guide available in the Additional Resources section on the right.


  1. Understand what is business resiliency and what social/environmental events are impacting business
  2. Identify the potential physical, financial and brand threats an organization is likely to face
  3. Understand how a resilient strategy affects day-to-day business operations and reporting
  4. Discover how other companies are mitigating against these risks
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Created by

Sustainable Business Consulting
Seattle, WA
United States


Kevin Wilhelm

CEO Sustainable Business Consulting
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