Our Value Proposition
We help sustainability leaders and learning development teams to save time on developing, delivering, and updating employee training
by providing pre-built, customizable, and scalable learning solutions.
Accelerate your organizational sustainability transformation with ED4S
We fast-track organizations towards their environmental, social, and governance objectives, saving them time, money, and resources.
Efficiently upskill your employees with our visually-engaging, customizable sustainability learning journeys.
Plug & Play
Large selection of pre-built learning journeys.
Rich, interactive content, including interviews, videos and quizzes
Our content is easily customizable to meet your specific ESG training needs
Our content is regularly updated to reflect the latest ESG research and regulatory developments
Here's how it works
1 Book a Free 30-minute consultation
During a virtual call, we will discuss your needs to define your training outcomes : target audience, desired impact, duration, key topics, performance metrics.
2 Receive personalized learning design proposal
Within 48 hours, find out what your personalized program could look like. There is no cost!
3 Approve the prototype of your custom course
Easily review the content of your custom training program on ED4S platform. Integrate your own content in a seamless way, if desired.
4 Receive your high impact Learning Journey
Your customized learning journeys can be deployed and administered on ED4S platform or integrated with your own Learning Management System.
5 Track performance and ongoing update
Receive analytics on training performance and feedback and adjust the content if needed. ED4S provides annual sustainability market updates to keep your employees up-to-date.
ED4S is an extension of your sustainability team with
learning design expertise and array of capabilities.
Time Sensitive Approach
We are focused on building smart training solutions that fit within your employees demanding work schedules
Our learner-centric approach allows for efficient knowledge through 5-minute segments. Providing users with the ability to set a learning pace that works best for them.
Expertise Made Simple
ED4S Academy distils leading sustainability research into actionable, accessible and
Working with subject matter experts, we create high-impact customizable sustainability training modules for all relevant departments within your organization.
The release of the Sustainability Capacity Building white paper.
Available to download here.
ED4S Academy has been officially accredited by the CPD Standards Office allowing our learners to claim continued education hours with most of the finance and business accreditation bodies.
Announcing collaboration with UNEP FI on creation of the Climate Risk Landscape - technical supplement course. Coming up in Fall 2023.
Tools and Resources
See how executive directors, communications managers, and sustainability architects have to say about our course content.
An incredibly informative, interactive, and engaging course - a very quick and efficient way to dive into sustainable investing!
ESG Communications Manager
30 mins | E-Learning
Enterprise-wide ESG capacity building designed for financial institutions, intermediaries, and regulatory bodies. This course provides a foundational understanding of ESG considerations in the financial sector and is your first step in building company-wide common language.
Built in partnership with Finance Montréal
White label | Corporate license available.
Compatible with most Learning Management Systems.
Prebuilt Learning Journeys
3-5 hours | E-Learning
Foundational course to build awareness about different aspects of Sustainable Investing and application of the Environmental, Social, and Governance topics in the decision making process.
2-3 hours | E-Learning
Shareholder engagement is one of the ways used by investors to drive a positive change among their portfolio companies. This process-oriented course covers the full cycle of effective shareholder engagement.
1 hour | E-Learning
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the ISSB's S1 standards, formerly known as SASB standards. The course is a short version of the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) certification
3-4 hours | E-Learning
Build a foundational knowledge about the Impact investing field with our course. This course provides you an overall view of the Impact Investing approaches, terminology, frameworks and case studies.
Matt Orsagh, CFA
Sustainable Finance Expert
Matt has been working in the sustainability world for over 20 years. He was part of the original team that started GovernanceMetrics International (now part of MSCI), where he helped develop the first iterations of current ESG analysis.
Stephen Kibsey, MBA, SIPC
ESG Consultant and Educator
Stephen is an investment professional with over thirty years of experience in various roles such as analyst, portfolio manager, and risk manager at different organizations including one of Canada's largest investment institutions, CDPQ, and one of Canada's largest corporate pension funds, BIMCOR.
Lucie Bourgeois, CRHA, ASC
Lucie is specialized in the corporate social responsibility, strategic planning, change management and human resources. Over the last 20 years she has developed developed pragmatic methodologies to anchor societal engagement in business strategies and to foster multi-sector partnerships with societal impact.