Executive MBA Chief Value Officer - Finance for Sustainability Program By Audencia Business School |Top Universities

Audencia Business School

Audencia Atlantic Campus, Nantes, France
  • Degree EMBA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode Blended
  • Subject Business & Management Studies
  • Duration 18 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

The first of its kind, Audencia’s Executive MBA Chief Value Officer, Finance for Sustainability (EMBA CVO) will train you for key positions where a strategic vision of connecting sustainability to finance, applying integrated thinking and using multi-capital measurement tools will be essential. 

The EMBA CVO was created in partnership with ICAEW, Capitals Coalition, CNCC, IFACI and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). The programme fits into Audencia’s long history of dedication to global responsibility, going back to 2004 when Audencia was the 1st higher education institution in France to sign the Global Compact. Audencia is one of the 30 PRME (Principle for Responsible Management Education) Champion Schools in the world.

Fully taught in English, this innovative programme is part-time over 18-months, with 65% of live courses online, three 1-week residential periods in Paris, and one learning trip to Costa Rica and Canada with partners INCAE and Ivey Business Schools.

Classes are dynamic and participative and include case studies created exclusively for the EMBA CVO, company visits and consultancy projects.

The programme boasts faculty and guest speakers who are among the world’s top experts and thought leaders in sustainability, economy, accounting for sustainably development, and integrated multi-capital performance.

Curriculum includes such forward-thinking topics as sustainability science, SDGs, doughnut economics, audit, marketing, production & supply chain – multi-capital performance, multi-capital strategic analysis of M&As, transformational leadership, responsible finance across the world, impact assessment, global sustainability accounting, big data, block Chain & AI…



Understanding and integrating planetary boundaries and sustainable development goals (SDGs)


Measure, control, report and audit all strategic capitals.


Understand and master the impact of technology on multi-capital accounting and have an international, strategic and political vision of multi-capital accounting methods


Supporting the ecological and social transition of business models

About University

Founded in 1900, at Audencia Business School, is amongst the 1% of business schools holding all top international academic accreditations – EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. We are known globally for education and research in the fields of business and management.

Audencia is one of France’s elite Grande École higher education institutions, with campuses in Nantes, Paris, Beijing, Shenzhen and Chengdu. 


At Audencia, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is at the heart of research, programmes and operations. Audencia is the first French business school to adhere to the UN’s Global Compact and sign the UN’s Principles for Responsible Management Education, which it assisted in defining. With the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) France as a key partner, Audencia has incorporated research and teachings on CSR challenges into all curricula.


Audencia has more than 207 quality academic partnerships, plus more than 175 accords with national and international companies. The school welcomes around 5,300 students of over 100 nationalities on its programmes.


Nantes is one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in France. It is located less than an hour from the Atlantic coast and two hours from Paris.

The capital of western France, Nantes is located in the Loire Valley – also known as the “Garden of France” – with many fine vineyards and fruit orchards lining the banks of the Loire River. Nantes is a leader in sustainable development and was recognised as the European Green Capital 2013 by the European Commission. 

Audencia has four campuses in Nantes: Atlantic Campus, City Campus Nantes, SciencesCom Campus Nantes and ExecEd Campus Nantes.

Beauty & practicality

The Atlantic Campus, Audencia’s main campus in Nantes, was designed specifically to give you a high-quality learning environment. We are housed in a 23,000m² purpose-built campus opposite the University of Nantes, so student life here is bustling. We also have campuses in Paris, Beijing and Shenzhen.

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