Skip to main content

Impact Measurement & Reporting FMGT 5330

Financial Management Course

Course details

Measuring and reporting on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance is at the heart of sustainable business. This course introduces students to accounting and finance concepts necessary for sustainable business practice. The course covers how an organization determines its material impacts and measures and reports on its ESG performance. Students are introduced to how impact and sustainability are being incorporated into financial practices such as investing, banking, and financing. The course explores current impact reporting methods and how organizations embed measurement and reporting into their day-to-day operations to reduce negative and increase positive environmental and social impacts while increasing assurance, profits, returns, and competitive advantage​.


  • Acceptance into the Sustainable Business Advanced Certificate, Sustainable Business Leadership Advanced Diploma, or Bachelor of Business Administration program.



Not offered this term
This course is not offered this term. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive notifications of future course offerings and other opportunities to learn more about this course and related programs.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the field of accounting for sustainability.
  • Assess corporate reporting of sustainable business practices.
  • Analyze sustainable reporting standards including Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), and Integrated Reporting (IR).
  • Compare and critique the conclusions, recommendations, and limitations of reporting methods and standards.
  • Calculate and account for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions using the GHG Protocol.
  • Assess the impact of social and environmental costs and market regulation (e.g. pollution pricing and disclosure) on business.
  • Describe Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and Social Return on Investments (SROI).

Effective as of Fall 2021

Related Programs

Impact Measurement & Reporting (FMGT 5330) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time
  2. Sustainable Business
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  3. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Advanced Diploma Full-time
  4. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Advanced Diploma Part-time


Interested in being notified about future offerings of Impact Measurement & Reporting (FMGT 5330)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: