This certificate program is designed to equip internal auditors with comprehensive knowledge and skills related to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) topics associated with mandatory reporting in the European Union (EU). Participants will gain a deep understanding of the regulatory context surrounding ESG, the global vision for embedding ESG practices, the role of internal auditors in providing advisory insight, and the role of internal audit in external audit of mandatory sustainability reporting (e.g., CSRD/ESRS, Fit for 55, SFRD, etc.). The course will also explore the critical relationships between internal auditors, the board, independent assurance providers, external auditors, and all stakeholders while assessing intangible and non-quantitative data.
Through interactive content and practical exercises, this course will empower internal auditors to perform a vital role in ensuring robust ESG reporting practices within EU-based organizations and contributing to sustainable and responsible business growth.
Participants who complete the course are eligible to sit for the certificate exam which is administered on The IIA’s LMS platform.