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FMGT 5330 - Impact Measurement & Reporting

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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​.





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 89545

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Thu 17:30 - 19:20 Online


Brianna Brown

Course Outline




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Reserved for Sustainable Business Leadership (SBL) and BBA students. SBL students are pre-approved to register. BBA students please email with your student ID for departmental approval. If you are not enrolled in the BBA or SBL programs at BCIT and are seeking special permission to register, please contact

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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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

FMGT 5330 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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


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