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Introduction to ESG Ratings

Welcome to our short course “Introduction to ESG Ratings”. This introductory course is designed to help you understand the basics of ESG Ratings. These include key definitions, the benefits of ESG Ratings for companies, an overview of how ESG Ratings work, the ESG related motivators and influences, the challenges and criticism regarding ESG Ratings, as well as tips on how to improve the company’s ESG Ratings. Additionally, the course introduces three of the most widely used ESG Ratings. These are Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings, the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) by S&P Global, and the CDP. For all three ratings the course provides general information on how these ratings work, what information they rate, and how they rate them. This course is perfect for sustainability professionals, entrepreneurs, and graduates seeking to understand the basics of ESG Ratings, as well as how some of the most widely used ratings work.
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Introduction to ESG Ratings

This introductory course is designed to help you understand the basics of ESG Ratings. These include key definitions, the benefits of ESG Ratings for companies, an overview of how ESG Ratings work, the ESG related motivators and influences, the challenges and criticism regarding ESG Ratings, as well as tips on how to improve the company’s ESG Ratings. Additionally, the course introduces three of the most widely used ESG Ratings. These are Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings, the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) by S&P Global, and the CDP. For all three ratings the course provides general information on how these ratings work, what information they rate, and how they rate them. This course is perfect for sustainability professionals, entrepreneurs, and graduates seeking to understand the basics of ESG Ratings, as well as how some of the most widely used ratings work.

Skills upon completion

  • Understand the key characteristics of ESG Ratings and how they work.
  • Get valuable tips on how to improve ratings.
  • Contemplate the key challenges regarding ESG Ratings and the recent criticism they have faced.
  • Understand the basics behind key ESG Ratings.

Accreditations & Memberships

Who is this course for?

This course is relevant for all professionals, entrepreneurs, and graduates seeking to understand the basics of ESG Ratings, as well as how some of the most widely used ratings work.

Unlock the power of your eco-skills and embark on your learning journey.

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Our Certificate

Our course provides a valuable certification of completion that can support your career goals. This certification can be a powerful addition to your resume, LinkedIn profile, or portfolio, and can increase your visibility and credibility as a sustainability professional.


The knowledge and skills acquired in this course can help you advance in your current role, explore new career opportunities, or develop your own business venture.

Head of Course Development Team

George Markezinis

George is an Environmental Engineer, with an MSc in Environmental Management and Monitoring from the University of Plymouth. He is also a GRI Certified Sustainability Professional, and a lecturer at the New York College in Athens.

Through his experience, he is responsible for designing, creating, and delivering EcoSkills training programs. Over the last years George has designed various online training programs, while at the same time has delivered sustainability and ESG related trainings in professionals in Europe, the United States, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Interested in Group Training?

In EcoSkills, we acknowledge the essence of corporate sustainability, which goes beyond the traditional business line.

If your company aspires to generate economic growth, protect its resources and ensure socially responsible operations, now’s the time to shape your company’s culture!

Contact us if you want more than two course licences or a custom-made course targeted to your team.

Why us

1.

Practical skill set in challenging ESG topics.

We deliver practical Eco skillfulness to help professionals build a blueprint and be competent and future oriented.

2.

Future-looking and relative content.

All certified courses are designed and driven by the latest market trends, informed by our Professional Committee, and inspired by a forward-thinking approach to the look & feel of each course.

3.

Engaged EcoSkills people.

Respectful of your professional status and training needs, we provide a finessed commitment and loyalty throughout your learning experience.

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