Sustainable business model

Codrut Nicolau

Codruț Nicolau

Founder of Sustain Future, trainer and business adviser

Codruț Nicolau brings nearly three decades of expertise as a seasoned Romanian former banker and business professional.

During his impressive career, spanning almost 30 years, he held key roles in executive boards and supervisory boards of banks and multinational corporations, even serving as a CEO.

His entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish Sustain Future, a company dedicated to:

• providing comprehensive training for corporate senior management and ESG specialized teams

• offering strategic advice to investors and companies, emphasizing the integration of “sustainability” into their core strategies at every stage

• elevating awareness among the general public, educators, entrepreneurial environments, and policy makers about the imperative need for a new business framework in shaping the future economy

Course syllabus


sustainability as part of the strategy


sustainability as part sustainable finance - what’s in it for you?

investors & banks perspective • rating agencies perspective • company’s perspective • executive perspective


available financial instruments to finance the transition plan

the CAPEX required by the new (potential) business lines

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