ESG Reporting Certification Course (2nd Cohort - 7 Pre-recorded Sessions) (Registration deadline: 10 July 2023)

  • Monday 10 Jul 2023

  • Online at your own pace within the course duration

  • English

  • No physical attendance is required. (Joining online)

  • HKCGI Member, Graduate, Student, Affiliated Person & Non-Member


20 ESG experts


ESG Reporting Certification Course (2nd Cohort - 7 Pre-recorded Sessions) FLYER

The Institute is a recognised thought leader in governance reporting. Obtaining the Institute's ESG Reporting Certification means you stand apart from your peers by having a comprehensive ESG reporting understanding and competencies. This Course consists of seven 2-hour sessions with 20 ESG experts as speakers, including reporting professionals from listed companies and the largest accounting firms.

A Certificate that Matters

Attendees who successfully fulfilled attendance requirements and passed a final assessment will be accredited for two years and will also be: 

  • Permitted to use the post-nominal, 'HKCGI Cert: ESG' during the accreditation period.
  • The names and post-nominals of those who have successfully obtained the certification will be listed on the Institute’s designated webpage for prospective employers and public searches.

There will be a maximum of two intakes per year and a refresher course every two years for extended accreditation. The ESG Reporting Certification Course counts toward ECPD hours for Institute members.

Attendees have the luxury of watching the recorded sessions online at your own pace to fulfill the attendance requirement.

Course Period

July 2023 – August 2023 (Access to the Course will open after 10 July 2023)

Final Assessment

September 2023

Total Course Hours

14 ECPD hours (7 sessions of 2 hours)


20 ESG experts

Application Deadline

10 July 2023 at 2.00 pm

Entry Requirements

  • Members, graduates and students of the Institute; or
  • Holders of bachelor’s or higher degrees; or
  • Full-time or part-time students leading to bachelor's or higher degrees

For more details on the contents and instructors of the 7 sessions, as well as the assessment and award of the course, please see this FLYER. For enrolment, click the 'Enrol' button on this page and complete the steps.

Government Funding

This is an Eligible Programme for Hong Kong residents to claim a reimbursement of up to 80 or 100% of the course fee under the Pilot Green and Sustainable Finance Capacity Building Support Scheme, subject to a lifetime ceiling of HK$10,000 (effective from May 2023).

Reimbursement applications, subject to reimbursement requirements and procedures (, should be sent directly to the Pilot GSF Capacity Building Support Scheme office within three months of programme completion.

Programme Provider: The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute
Identification Code: GTP-919235
Programme Name: ESG Reporting Certification Course

For details, please visit the Scheme website: or contact the Scheme enquiry hotline: (852) 2258 6000 or email

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