Climate Action Training (tutor-guided)

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Specifically designed by GIZ, this Climate Action Training is a trainer-guided course that helps you to achieve the industry’s climate ambitions and transition the supplier to a low-carbon business model.

With practical exercise and group work, it dives deep into the topic of climate change and provides garment, textile and footwear manufacturers with knowledge on the impact of the industry on climate change, energy efficiency and renewable energy, as well as practical expertise on greenhouse gases, GHG accounting and target setting.

target audience

This training courses are for Tier 1 and 2 suppliers of the textile, footwear and leather industry, specifically:

  • Top Level Management
  • Mid-Level Management
  • Technical staff who are responsible for implementing facility’s climate action plan.

Note: Prior to taking an in-person training, ZDHC Academy recommends you to take an e-Learning course, which is available on the Atingi Platform from GIZ: This is so you can acquire the basic understanding prior to the in-person workshop. You will be require to create an account on Atingi Platforml in case you don’t yet have an account there.

learning outcome

By completing this training courses, you will

  • Gain deeper knowledge of the impact of the textile, garment and footwear industry on climate change and what you as a manufacturer can do to reduce the negative impact;
  • Depending on your work position, support and lead your manufacturing facilities to increase the carbon and climate management of your manufacturing facilities;
  • Horn in your skill in GHG accounting and enable you to set future target on your carbon footprint;
  • Know what you can do to reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout your operation

course curriculum

This trainer guided course composes of different modules and will cover the following key topics:

  • Climate change and action in the industry
  • Introduction to GHG emissions (Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions)
  • Principles of GHG accounting (mainly for Scope 1 and 2 emissions)
  • GHG Accounting
  • Energy efficiency measures
  • Target setting
  • Low-carbon solutions

Upcoming courses

Online (Trainer Guided): Learners are expected to attend this training at a specific date and time specified by your trainer provider. Training will be conducted via an market available online meeting software such as Zoom or Microsoft Team.

In-Person: Learners are expected to physically attend this training at a specific date, time and location specified by your training providers.