Persefoni Enhances Risk Management Capabilities Through GARP's Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR®) Program
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~ Persefoni, a leading company in carbon accounting and climate risk management solutions, has announced its partnership with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). GARP is a well-known not-for-profit association for risk managers that aims to advance the risk profession worldwide. This collaboration will see Persefoni supporting the integration of sustainability and climate principles into professional education through GARP's Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR) Certificate Program.

With a global presence in 195 countries, GARP is renowned for providing comprehensive risk education programs. Their offerings include the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Certification, as well as the SCR Certificate, which is recognized globally.

The SCR Certificate Program was developed by senior risk practitioners, climate experts, and sustainability professionals and was launched in January 2020. It provides crucial knowledge on sustainability and climate risk, as well as insights into regulatory initiatives, reporting requirements, green finance instruments, nature risk, and transition planning through ten modules. The program is designed to cater to professionals worldwide, with test sites located around the globe.

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Mike Wallace, Chief Decarbonization Officer at Persefoni, stated that "GARP's SCR Program equips candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to function effectively as sustainability and climate risk specialists."

Persefoni recently released its Persefoni Pro platform - an enterprise-grade tool that helps businesses accurately measure their carbon footprints and scope 1 and 2 emissions (scope 3 integration coming soon). By incorporating Persefoni Pro into the SCR Program, GARP will provide candidates with a practical understanding of how they can apply their greenhouse gas accounting and reporting skills to accelerate their organization's carbon neutrality and sustainability goals. This collaboration ensures that SCR candidates and certificate holders are well-equipped to lead their organizations in navigating climate-related challenges and opportunities.

Beth Creller, SCR Program Manager at GARP, emphasized that this partnership highlights their commitment to preparing professionals to address critical risks of our time.

Early registration for the October SCR Exam ends on July 31, with standard registration available until September 30. The SCR Exam will be administered globally from October 19 to November 2, providing professionals with a valuable opportunity to enhance their expertise in sustainability and climate risk management.

For more information about the SCR Certificate Program and to register for the upcoming exam, interested individuals can visit GARP's website.
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