Programme Highlights

Duration: A transformative 6-month journey

Eligibility: Open to Graduates and Diploma Holders with a minimum of 8 years of work experience

Delivery Mode: Blended Learning (Online + In-Campus module at TERI SAS, New Delhi)

Executive Alumni Status: Earn TERI SAS’s prestigious alumni status upon successful completion

Accreditation: TERI SAS is Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Programme Overview

Dive into a comprehensive journey designed to seamlessly integrate sustainability and CSR into your business strategy. This Programme tailored for senior executives and leaders focuses on imparting strategic knowledge, leadership skills, and ethical perspectives essential for driving impactful sustainability initiatives

Who is it for

This Programme is ideal for mid-career and senior-level professionals from various sectors including government, NGOs, industry executives, entrepreneurs, media professionals, and more. It's tailored for those passionate about integrating sustainability into their professional practices

Curriculum Structure

  • Introduction to CSR and Sustainability: Explore the fundamentals and global challenges
  • CSR Strategy and Leadership: Learn about strategy development and change management
  • Environmental Sustainability: Delve into management, compliance, and renewable energy
  • Sustainable Business Models and Innovation: Understand how to create shared value and drive sustainable innovation
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Study the principles of sustainable sourcing and the circular economy
  • CSR in Emerging Markets: Examine trends and ethical dilemmas
  • CSR Measurement and Evaluation: Focus on KPIs, auditing, and reporting
  • Capstone Project and Executive Leadership: Engage in a project to hone your leadership skills


The programme employs a blend of lectures, case studies, guest speakers, and group discussions supplemented by practical exercises. This pedagogical approach ensures a comprehensive understanding of CSR and sustainability, specifically tailored for senior management

Delivery mode & Campus Module

Regular sessions will be delivered through Live Online Mode (D2D) every Sunday from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm. There will be a 3 day campus module to be attended mandatorily by all participants at TERI SAS, New Delhi during the initial part of the programme

Programme Director

Prof Neeraj Sharma
Prof Neeraj Sharma
Department of Policy & Management Studies
TERI SAS, New Delhi

Prof Neeraj Sharma is a Professor of Practice at Public Policy and Management department at TERI SAS. Prof Sharma holds a PhD from the Department of Management Studies at IIT Delhi. He obtained his PhD in the area of strategy for quality and productivity. Prof Sharma also holds a Masters Degree in Human Resource Development and Management from IIT Kharagpur. Prof Sharma has authored chapters in management books and published papers in journals of repute. He has also authored a book titled Man Manthan, collection of short Hindi poems. At TERI SAS ,he takes keen interest in the subjects related to Personality Development , Indian Scriptures, Concepts of Happiness and Success. Prof Sharma carries a total experience of almost three decades working with the industry and academia. Prof Sharma has worked closely with various IIM's and IIT's and has carved out some most successful Programmes in the domain of executive education, these Programmes continue do well even after two decades of their existence. He takes keen interest in studying and teaching Authentic Indian Scriptures.

Evaluation and Certification

  • Evaluation Methodology: Participants will be assessed through online exams, case analysis, class contributions, and projects
  • Certification: Upon successful completion, receive a certificate from TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi


Global Leadership in Sustainability: TERI SAS plays an important role in global sustainability research and policy-making

Innovative Research and Learning: Gain from cutting-edge research and unique learning approaches at TERI SAS

TERI SAS is Accredited with 'A' grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

High Academic reputation with World class faculty

Exemplary research credential



ICT enabled
Digital campus

Eligibility and Fees

  • Eligibility: Open to Graduates or Diploma Holders with 8 years of work experience
  • Programme Fee: INR 1,50,000 + GST
  • Application Fee: INR 2,500 + GST

Programme Schedule (Tentative)

  • Programme Inauguration: Sunday, 26 May, 2024
  • First In-Campus module: 28 June to 30 June, 2024
  • Regular Online Sessions: Sundays (9.00 am to 12.00 pm, IST)

Join Us

Embark on this transformative journey and equip yourself with the skills and insights to lead sustainable change in your organization and beyond


Contact Information

For more information, reach out to our academic advisors:

Mr. Mohd. Nafees
Contact No: (+91) 7065733839
Email ID:

Ms. Sonika Goyal
Contact No: (011) 71800222
Email ID:

Frequently Asked Questions

CSR is crucial for business management as it enhances a company's reputation, fosters stakeholder trust and contributes to long-term sustainability. By addressing social and environmental issues, businesses can create a positive impact on the community, improve employee morale, attract socially conscious customers and ultimately enhance overall business resilience in a socially aware and environmentally conscious market.

CSR can manifest in various forms, including:

  • Philanthropy : Direct financial contributions to charitable causes or community development projects.
  • Environmental Sustainability : Initiatives to reduce a company's environmental impact, such as adopting eco-friendly practices and promoting conservation efforts.
  • Ethical Business Practices : Adhering to ethical standards in business operations, including fair labour practices, anti-corruption measures and ethical sourcing.
  • Community Engagement : Involvement in local communities through partnerships, volunteer programs and support for educational or health initiatives.
  • Corporate Governance : Ensuring transparent and responsible corporate governance practices to build trust among stakeholders.
  • Employee Welfare : Focusing on the well-being of employees through fair wages, benefits and opportunities for professional development.
  • Supply Chain Responsibility : Ensuring that the entire supply chain adheres to ethical and sustainable practices, promoting responsible sourcing.

By embracing these types of CSR, businesses contribute to social progress and environmental sustainability, fostering a positive impact on both the community and the company itself.

Sustainable development is a holistic approach that seeks to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It encompasses balancing economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection to ensure a healthy planet and prosperity for all.

Sustainable development is important because it addresses critical global challenges such as poverty, inequality, climate change and environmental degradation. It ensures a balanced approach to development, fostering economic growth while preserving natural resources and promoting social equity, essential for the long-term well-being and survival of humanity and the planet.

The programme is designed to seamlessly integrate sustainability and CSR into business strategy, offering strategic knowledge, leadership skills and ethical perspectives for driving impactful sustainability initiatives.

This programme is ideal for mid-career and senior-level professionals from various sectors, including government, NGOs, industry executives, entrepreneurs and media professionals who possess 8 years of work experience. It caters to individuals passionate about integrating sustainability into their professional practices.

The curriculum covers a wide range of subjects, including an introduction to CSR and Sustainability, CSR strategy and leadership, environmental sustainability, sustainable business models and innovation, sustainable supply chain management, CSR in emerging markets, CSR measurement and evaluation and a capstone project with a focus on executive leadership.

Participants will undergo assessment through online exams, case analysis, class contributions and projects. Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate from TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, acknowledging their achievement in the Senior Management Programme.

TERI SAS stands out as a global leader in sustainability, actively contributing to sustainability research and policy-making. With an accredited status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), it offers innovative research, a research-led curriculum, a green campus and a world-class faculty, providing a holistic and high-quality learning experience.

The programme is open to graduates or diploma holders with a minimum of 8 years of work experience, ensuring a cohort of experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds.

The programme fee is INR 1,50,000 + GST and there is an application fee of INR 2,500 + GST. Participants should consider these costs in addition to any potential travel or accommodation expenses for the in-campus module.

The programme is scheduled for inauguration on Sunday, 26 May 2024, followed by the first in-campus module from 28 June to 30 June 2024. Regular online sessions will be held on Sundays from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm IST.

Interested individuals can apply by reaching out to academic advisors at (+91) 7065733839 or emailing at Alternatively, they can contact Ms. Sonika Goyal at (011) 71800222. Applications are invited for those looking to embark on a transformative journey towards sustainable leadership.