Level 2 Professional training program

Level 2 - Professional

Sustainability Certification Program

Sustainability Certification Program

About the course

The Professional Level of TÜV SÜD Sustainability Certification Program (TSSCP) is an enriched course that prepares you to identify and apply effective sustainability solutions in your organisations. This course enhances your skill sets to examine the broader environmental, political, and social landscape in which you operate, including the role of government, investors, and customers.

Your benefits

1. Identify and apply effective sustainability solutions in your organisation
2. Develop, implement and monitor sustainability initiatives and strategies across the triple bottom line
3. Identify stakeholders and their roles in advancing sustainability efforts
4. Ensure maximum impact from applying Sustainability standards and frameworks
5. Communicate organisational strategies, material issues, impacts, and performance via sustainability reports
6. Recognise opportunities and challenges related to Sustainability

Course content / Outline

1. Decarbonization

1.1 Renewable 
a. Solar
b. Wind
c. Green H2
d. Biomass
1.2 Energy Efficiency
a. Demand Side
b. Supply side
1.3 Carbon capture and Storage
a. Technology 1
b. Technology 2
c. Technology 3

2. Supply Chain Sustainability

2.1 Supplier Due Diligence
2.2 Integration in Procurement process
2.3 Supply chain security Risk assessment
2.4 Logistics & relevance to Sustainability

3. Governance & Societal

3.1 Practical Guidance on Ethical Behaviour & decision making
3.2 Practical Guidance to Due diligence, Various Human Rights Risk, Grievance redressal, Discrimination, Civil & Political Rights, Principles & Rights at the work place
3.3 Labour Practices (Work Health & safety, Employment & employee relationship, condition of work & Social Protection, Social Dialogue)
3.4 Practical guide to Fair Operating Practices (Anti-corruption, Fair competition, social responsibility at the value chain)
3.5 Issues for Consumers rights (fare marketing, consumer health & Safety, sustainable consumption, Data protection & Privacy)
3.6 Practical Guidance to community involvement & development 

4. ESG

4.1 Interpretation of GRI Standards requirements
4.2 Themes & linkages with other ESG reporting Frameworks & UNSD Goals
4.3 ESG Evaluation Techniques & use of automation

5. Industrial Ecology                                                                        

5.1 Introduction to industrial ecology  Life cycle assessment, goal and scope
5.2 Life cycle inventory
5.3 Life cycle impact assessment
5.4 Life cycle assessment, interpretation
5.5 Life cycle assessment
5.6 Material flow analysis Degrowth
5.7 Economic Growth, its History, Gains & Problems.
5.8 Introducing Degrowth Principles 

6. Sustainability Reporting

6.1 Defining process for Materiality Assessment, Data collection and Analysis
6.2 Stakeholder Engagement, importance and relevance
6.3 Benefits of sustainability reporting for organisations, as well as the benefits of reporting with the GRI Standards
6.4 Emphasising the link between financial and non-financial performance using GRI Guidelines on sustainability reporting as a tool for measurement and communication
6.5 Sustainability Performance mapping using Universal and Topic specific GRI disclosures for improving credibility and reliability of sustainability disclosures, greenhouse gas (GHG) statements and other forms of non-financial information in accordance with standards such as GRI framework

who should attend?

Working professionals who want to gain practical knowledge of implementing various sustainable practices.

Training Duration

3 Days/ 24Hrs

Exam details

Platform - online


Successful completion of Associate/Intermediary level qualification


Level 2  Qualification for Professional

Why choose TÜV SÜD?

TÜV SÜD is globally recognized for its training & certification services and currently caters to a client base of over 20,000 organizations. We provide effective training paths to support the growth of individuals and organizations, whether in one of our public training programmes or in customised in-house solutions.

• Certificates that hold global recognition
• Interactive learning format
• Sample question papers and case studies
• Extensive network for experienced trainers and consultants
• Tailor-made training programmes
• Training experts with both, local and global expertise
• Experiential based trainings
• Paid access to high quality e-learning

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