Module ME040

Substainability Performance Measurement


Learning objectives

After you attended this module, you will be able to:

  • understand the concept of social impact assessment and its impact
  • explain the meaning of social return on investment and its process
  • define sustainable value and sustainability measurement
  • calculate sustainable value
  • describe the function of sustainability balanced scorecards
  • understand the benefits of sustainability reporting
  • create a GRI framework sustainability report

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Social Impact Assessment
2.1 Concept and Definition
2.2 Social Impact Assessment Steps
2.3 The Social Impact Imbalance
2.4 Ignored Impacts

Chapter 3: Social Return on Investment
3.1 What is Social Return on Investment (SROI)?
3.2 How is SROI used?
3.3 The SROI Process
3.4 Principles of SROI
3.5 Advantages of the SROI Concept
3.6 Requirements
3.7 Limitations

Chapter 4: Sustainable Value
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Sustainable Value and Sustainability Measurement
4.3 Operationalizing Sustainable Value
4.4 Using Sustainable Value for sustainable development

Chapter 5: Sustainability Balanced Scorecard 
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Concept and Definition
5.3 Importance of Sustainable Balanced Scorecard
5.4 How Sustainability is incorporated into the SBSC
5.5 Advantages and Disadvantages of integrating Sustainability in existing Four Dimensions of the Balanced Scorecard 
5.6 Advantages and Disadvantages of adding a Fifth Dimension of Sustainability into the Balanced Scorecard 
5.7 How Companies can benefit from Sustainability Balanced Scorecards 

Chapter 6: Sustainability Reporting 
6.1 Introduction
6.2 What exactly is Sustainability Reporting? 
6.3 Benefits of Sustainability Reporting
6.4 The GRI Framework 
6.5 Using the GRI Framework in preparation of Sustainability Reports
6.6 Reporting Principles for Defining your Content 
6.7 Reporting Principles for Defining the Quality of your Content
6.8 Reporting Guidance for Boundary Setting 
6.9 Standard Disclosures 
6.10 Template for GRI Framework Sustainability Reports 

Chapter 7: Conclusion

Workload units 2
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