Shifting Mindsets and Practices: Embedding Sustainability into In-House and Business Education

10:35 – 11:25

Sustainability is burgeoning as a theme across all business functions in a company. As companies transition towards sustainability practices, how can industry best work with other institutions to ensure current and future business talents are prepared to take the baton for the city’s sustainability aspirations?


  • What are the top sustainability skills and attributes sought from graduates by business leaders? Perspectives from an understanding of the science versus that of business models and operations.
  • In view of the increasing number of courses and specialisations on sustainability, what role does formal credit-bearing courses and experiential learning play in nurturing future environmentally conscious business leaders?
  • How can businesses better equip employees with relevant sustainability knowledge and experience? Perspectives from academia, human resources, business leaders, youth and more
  • What are the challenges and opportunities of incorporating sustainability into workplace training? What are the roles of employers in preparing their workforce to address sustainability challenges?
  • What is the impact of sustainability education on different business units and strategies?

Post-Event Actions

  • Gain insights on best practices for embedding sustainability into in-house education, shifting mindsets and practices towards a sustainable business transition, and preparing employees in different business units to address sustainability challenges.