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Oct
15
Mon
The GRI Standards: Principles and Application @ Abu Dhabi
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

1 day workshop on the new GRI Standards

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is the most widely used sustainability reporting standard. This training will prepare participants to manage their sustainability reporting process using the GRI Standards and will introduce them to all the key elements of a solid sustainability report.

First-time reporters seeking to implement the GRI Standards and those transitioning from GRI G4 to the GRI Standards, will learn how to effectively utilise the Standards and develop sustainability Reports that are technically sound, meaningful, engaging, and create value for the company and the stakeholders alike.

This training is delivered in a highly interactive manner and includes presentations, small group discussions, practicing on examples of various reports, and using disclosures to familiarise with the GRI Standards.

Who should attend:

  • CSO’s
  • Sustainability, CSR professionals
  • Quality, Health Safety and Environment managers
  • Public Relations, Corporate Communications managers
  • HR/ Training professionals
  • Supply Chain, Operation managers
  • Environment executives
  • Financial officers
  • Representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  • Community relations, engagement and development officers
  • Stakeholder engagement practitioners

Aim and objectives:

The aim of this training is to support participants to:

  • develop a process for reporting
  • gain an understanding of the structure and requirements of the new GRI Standards
  • develop an insight into how the organisation can disclosure its approach on material topics
  • understand the requirements to disclosure economic, environmental, and social impacts
  • practice on examples from various organizations on the disclosure of sustainability information
  • develop the skills required to develop meaningful reports based on the GRI Standards

Take outs of the course include how to:

  • Manage the reporting process internally
  • Identify and prioritise your Stakeholders
  • Identify material Topics and their Boundaries (internal and/or external to your organisation)
  • Select and prepare the information to be disclosed in the final report
  • Communicate your sustainability report

Certificate

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance on successful completion of the training course.

Register

To register please contact Aglaia Ntili at [email protected]

Oct
16
Tue
Advanced CSO Professional @ Abu Dhabi
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm

Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional

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The Advanced CSO Professional Training is a challenging training course offering a unique holistic viewpoint to Sustainability. In this course, experienced professionals will benefit from our interactive approach focusing on both strategic and operational aspects of Sustainability. Our skill-building and hands-on approach assists participants to improve their capabilities and drive practical Sustainability solutions successfully across their organization. Participants will adopt an inclusive approach to Sustainability and CSR issues, trends, challenges, standards, and strategies and will gain insights into best methods for leading organizational Sustainability to overcome business uncertainty and gain long lasting competitive advantage.

Objectives

  • Gain in-depth understanding of Sustainability and CSR ecosystem and future development
  • Learn to formulate sustainability strategies and integrate CSR into corporate structure
  • Practice on real life Social Return On Investment (SROI) cases
  • Articulate the business case for sustainability
  • Ensure maximum impact from Sustainability and CSR initiatives
  • Influence Sustainability and CSR positive development within company and partners

Top Benefits
At the end of our three-day Advanced CSO Professional Training, participants will have developed the skills and methodologies to:

  • Lead sustainability in your organization
  • Assess, identify, and manage opportunities and risks from a sustainability perspective
  • Adopt a strategic stakeholder engagement approach
  • Develop, implement, monitor and communicate Sustainability and CSR strategies and initiatives
  • Improve sustainability performance, organizational profile and competitiveness
  • Effectively disclose organizational strategies, material issues, impacts, and performance

Key Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Global Legislation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Sustainability and CSR Trends
  • Sustainability and CSR Programs
  • Sustainability and CSR Initiatives
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Environment
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Materiality
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainable Communications
  • The future of CSO’s
  • Post-course Assignment for Certification

Who should attend
Advanced CSO Professional Training is ideally suited to professionals and leaders seeking advance in-depth knowledge in CSR/Sustainability.

An ideal candidate may play a role in:

  • CSR/Sustainability
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing/Communications/PR
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Health and Safety
  • Environment
  • Operational Excellence
  • Quality
  • Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders. 

Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.

Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Entry Requirements
An understanding of CSR and Sustainability is required
Professional experience is required

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Oct
21
Sun
Stakeholder Management Masterclass @ Dubai
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm

Stakeholder Management Masterclass

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The Stakeholder Management Masterclass is a highly specialised training course which is suited to CSR/Sustainability professionals, and everyone who is involved in engaging with stakeholders and developing business partnerships and relationships (including HR, Marketing, Corporate Affairs, H&S, External Relations). The masterclass builds the core of stakeholder management enabling participants to develop an enhanced understanding of how effective stakeholder engagement relates to business strategy and the long term benefits of such approach. Participants will be equipped with the tools and techniques to identify business opportunities, to inform organizational strategy, to maximize stakeholder positive impact and minimize business risks.

Objectives
A specialised and hands on training for professionals involved in stakeholder management.

  • Align stakeholders needs and expectations with sustainability strategies
  • Practice developing successful initiatives
  • Improve Sustainability reporting and performance
  • Develop strategies to secure effective stakeholder support and successful implementation
  • Identify and manage Stakeholder risks and opportunities
  • Recognize and benefit from development opportunities
  • Identify and reduce Stakeholder risk

Who should attend
This Stakeholder Management Masterclass is ideally suited to professionals, managers, and executives who are actively involved in stakeholder relationships, the external community, and whose actions impact stakeholder aspects.

Participants with either strategic or operational level roles will find value in this Masterclass by building competencies in the complete stakeholder framework including strategy, engagement, prioritization, and mapping.

Functions: CSR/Sustainability, Governance and Risk Management, Human Resources, Marketing/Communications/PR, Supply Chain/Logistics, Health and Safety, Environment, Quality, Operations, Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Top Benefits
Participants of the Stakeholder Management Masterclass will bring new value to their own skill sets and to their organizations through:

  • Long term stakeholder engagement assessment and planning
  • Tools and methodologies to maximize the impact of stakeholder programs
  • Measuring the performance and impact of stakeholder management
  • Mapping and designing corporate actions based on prioritized stakeholder lists and the channels of engagement
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) stakeholder management outcome disclosures

Key Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Stakeholder Identification
  • Stakeholder Prioritization
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Sustainability and CSR Initiatives
  • Sustainability Reporting and Stakeholders
  • Sustainable Communications
  • Post-course Assignment for ILM Certification

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders.

Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.
Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Stakeholder Management Masterclass” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Entry Requirements
Professional experience is required

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Oct
29
Mon
Advanced CSO Professional @ London
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm

Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional

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The Advanced CSO Professional Training is a challenging training course offering a unique holistic viewpoint to Sustainability. In this course, experienced professionals will benefit from our interactive approach focusing on both strategic and operational aspects of Sustainability. Our skill-building and hands-on approach assists participants to improve their capabilities and drive practical Sustainability solutions successfully across their organization. Participants will adopt an inclusive approach to Sustainability and CSR issues, trends, challenges, standards, and strategies and will gain insights into best methods for leading organizational Sustainability to overcome business uncertainty and gain long lasting competitive advantage.

Objectives

  • Gain in-depth understanding of Sustainability and CSR ecosystem and future development
  • Learn to formulate sustainability strategies and integrate CSR into corporate structure
  • Practice on real life Social Return On Investment (SROI) cases
  • Articulate the business case for sustainability
  • Ensure maximum impact from Sustainability and CSR initiatives
  • Influence Sustainability and CSR positive development within company and partners

Top Benefits
At the end of our three-day Advanced CSO Professional Training, participants will have developed the skills and methodologies to:

  • Lead sustainability in your organization
  • Assess, identify, and manage opportunities and risks from a sustainability perspective
  • Adopt a strategic stakeholder engagement approach
  • Develop, implement, monitor and communicate Sustainability and CSR strategies and initiatives
  • Improve sustainability performance, organizational profile and competitiveness
  • Effectively disclose organizational strategies, material issues, impacts, and performance

Key Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Global Legislation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Sustainability and CSR Trends
  • Sustainability and CSR Programs
  • Sustainability and CSR Initiatives
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Environment
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Materiality
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainable Communications
  • The future of CSO’s
  • Post-course Assignment for Certification

Who should attend
Advanced CSO Professional Training is ideally suited to professionals and leaders seeking advance in-depth knowledge in CSR/Sustainability.

An ideal candidate may play a role in:

  • CSR/Sustainability
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing/Communications/PR
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Health and Safety
  • Environment
  • Operational Excellence
  • Quality
  • Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders. 

Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.

Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Entry Requirements
An understanding of CSR and Sustainability is required
Professional experience is required

Download brochure (PDF)

Nov
5
Mon
Advanced CSO Professional @ Singapore
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm

Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional

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Sustainability Knowledge Group and CSRWorks have joined forces to introduce to Singapore the Advanced CSO Professional training!

The Advanced CSO Professional Training is a challenging training course offering a unique holistic viewpoint to Sustainability. In this course, experienced professionals will benefit from our interactive approach focusing on both strategic and operational aspects of Sustainability. Our skill-building and hands-on approach assists participants to improve their capabilities and drive practical Sustainability solutions successfully across their organization. Participants will adopt an inclusive approach to Sustainability and CSR issues, trends, challenges, standards, and strategies and will gain insights into best methods for leading organizational Sustainability to overcome business uncertainty and gain long lasting competitive advantage.

Objectives

  • Gain in-depth understanding of Sustainability and CSR ecosystem and future development
  • Learn to formulate sustainability strategies and integrate CSR into corporate structure
  • Practice on real life Social Return On Investment (SROI) cases
  • Articulate the business case for sustainability
  • Ensure maximum impact from Sustainability and CSR initiatives
  • Influence Sustainability and CSR positive development within company and partners

Top Benefits
At the end of our three-day Advanced CSO Professional Training, participants will have developed the skills and methodologies to:

  • Lead sustainability in your organization
  • Assess, identify, and manage opportunities and risks from a sustainability perspective
  • Adopt a strategic stakeholder engagement approach
  • Develop, implement, monitor and communicate Sustainability and CSR strategies and initiatives
  • Improve sustainability performance, organizational profile and competitiveness
  • Effectively disclose organizational strategies, material issues, impacts, and performance

Key Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Global Legislation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Sustainability and CSR Trends
  • Sustainability and CSR Programs
  • Sustainability and CSR Initiatives
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Environment
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Materiality
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainable Communications
  • The future of CSO’s
  • Post-course Assignment for Certification

Who should attend
Advanced CSO Professional Training is ideally suited to professionals and leaders seeking advance in-depth knowledge in CSR/Sustainability.

An ideal candidate may play a role in:

  • CSR/Sustainability
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing/Communications/PR
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Health and Safety
  • Environment
  • Operational Excellence
  • Quality
  • Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders. 

Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.

Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Entry Requirements
An understanding of CSR and Sustainability is required
Professional experience is required

Download brochure (PDF)

Nov
7
Wed
Advanced CSO Professional @ Lisbon
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm

Advanced CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) Professional, Lisbon, Portugal

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Sustainability Knowledge Group and Sustentare offer in Portugal for the 4th conscutive year the Advanced CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) Professional training. This is a challenging and interactive training for professionals seeking in-depth knowledge and understanding to successfully respond to strategic as well as operational issues. Participants will acquire practical skills and hands-on experience to implement practical solutions across their organisations.

Objectives

  • Gain in-depth understanding of Sustainability and CSR ecosystem and future development
  • Learn to formulate sustainability strategies and integrate CSR into corporate structure
  • Practice on real life Social Return On Investment (SROI) cases
  • Articulate the business case for sustainability
  • Ensure maximum impact from Sustainability and CSR initiatives
  • Influence Sustainability and CSR positive development within company and partners

Top Benefits
At the end of our three-day Advanced CSO Professional Training, participants will have developed the skills and methodologies to:

  • Lead sustainability in your organization
  • Assess, identify, and manage opportunities and risks from a sustainability perspective
  • Adopt a strategic stakeholder engagement approach
  • Develop, implement, monitor and communicate Sustainability and CSR strategies and initiatives
  • Improve sustainability performance, organizational profile and competitiveness
  • Effectively disclose organizational strategies, material issues, impacts, and performance

Key Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Global Legislation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Sustainability and CSR Trends
  • Sustainability and CSR Programs
  • Sustainability and CSR Initiatives
  • Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Environment
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Materiality
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainable Communications
  • The future of CSO’s
  • Post-course Assignment for Certification

Who should attend
Advanced CSO Professional Training is ideally suited to professionals and leaders seeking advance in-depth knowledge in CSR/Sustainability.
An ideal candidate may play a role in:

  • CSR/Sustainability
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing/Communications/PR
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Health and Safety
  • Environment
  • Operational Excellence
  • Quality
  • Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders.
Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.

Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Entry Requirements
An understanding of CSR and Sustainability is required
Professional experience is required

Download brochure (PDF)

Sustentare is a boutique Corporate Social Responsibility consultancy, established in 2004. Is based in Portugal with expanding activities to neighbouring  countries. Our highly motivated, bright and passionate team believes that knowledge, competence, flexibility and the ability to develop strong relationships are paramount for our successful partnerships with our clients. In order to deliver high quality services in a dynamic business environment and exceed the expectations of our clients, we work together with international organizations including as GRI, UNEP FI and AccountAbility.

For more information, please contact us:

Aglaia Ntili: [email protected] 
Rita Almeida Dias: [email protected] +351 912636990

Nov
25
Sun
Sustainability Strategy and Reporting @ Dubai
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm

Strategy and Reporting Executive Training

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The Sustainability Strategy & Reporting Executive Training is designed to address the needs and expectations of demanding and experienced professionals. This training is a highly specialized two-day course which focuses on the strategy components and the core structures which enable participants to embed Sustainability into their organizations strategically and effectively. Participants will be able to integrate Sustainability into corporate strategy; apply internationally recognized Sustainability frameworks, avoid unnecessary Sustainability complexities, and articulate and build the business case for Sustainability. As part of this training course, professionals will develop a road map for their organizations.

Objectives
An advanced training program for professionals focusing exclusively on strategy and reporting!
Participants:

  • Create a roadmap for strategy implementation
  • Understand how to improve Sustainability performance
  • Practice on reporting Sustainability performance and disclosing Sustainability progress
  • Develop effective Sustainability strategies
  • Ensure effective disclosure of materiality process, Sustainability strategy, targets, goals and impacts
  • Align Sustainability and CSR with business strategy

Top Benefits
At the end of our two-day Sustainability Strategy & Reporting Executive Training, participants will have achieved the skills and the knowledge to bring new value back to her/his organization by:

  • Maximizing impacts on Sustainability & CSR initiatives
  • Improving sustainability performance against best practices
  • Communicating sustainability outcomes to stakeholders to build brand value and increase competitiveness
  • Sustainability risk and opportunity identification and assessment with bench marking activities
  • Developing effective sustainability strategies and implementation of those strategies through effective road maps
  • Disclosing effectively sustainability aspects following international standard

Key Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Materiality Assessment
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainable Communications
  • Post-course Assignment for Certification

Who should attend
We recommend this training to professionals who are, or seek to become, involved in reporting sustainability in adherence with international standards or to effectively embed sustainability into their organizations strategies.
An ideal candidate may:

  • Have responsibilities in developing, monitoring and evaluating CSR/Sustainability activities
  • Have direct involvement in CSR/Sustainability reporting
  • Be moving into a position in which sustainability is a consideration
  • Play a role in the shift of an organization to a more sustainable vision
  • Have duties involving strategic development which could benefit from a sustainable approach

Functions: CSR/Sustainability, Governance and Risk Management, Human Resources, Marketing/Communications/PR, Supply Chain/Logistics, Health and Safety, Environment, Quality, Operations, Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders.

Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.

Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Sustainability Strategy & Reporting Executive Training” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Entry Requirements
Professional experience is required

Download brochure (PDF)

Nov
27
Tue
The GRI Standards: Principles and Application @ Dubai
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

1 day workshop on the new GRI Standards

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is the most widely used sustainability reporting standard. This training will prepare participants to manage their sustainability reporting process using the GRI Standards and will introduce them to all the key elements of a solid sustainability report.

First-time reporters seeking to implement the GRI Standards and those transitioning from GRI G4 to the GRI Standards, will learn how to effectively utilise the Standards and develop sustainability Reports that are technically sound, meaningful, engaging, and create value for the company and the stakeholders alike.

This training is delivered in a highly interactive manner and includes presentations, small group discussions, practicing on examples of various reports, and using disclosures to familiarise with the GRI Standards.

Who should attend:

  • CSO’s
  • Sustainability, CSR professionals
  • Quality, Health Safety and Environment managers
  • Public Relations, Corporate Communications managers
  • HR/ Training professionals
  • Supply Chain, Operation managers
  • Environment executives
  • Financial officers
  • Representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  • Community relations, engagement and development officers
  • Stakeholder engagement practitioners

Aim and objectives:

The aim of this training is to support participants to:

  • develop a process for reporting
  • gain an understanding of the structure and requirements of the new GRI Standards
  • develop an insight into how the organisation can disclosure its approach on material topics
  • understand the requirements to disclosure economic, environmental, and social impacts
  • practice on examples from various organizations on the disclosure of sustainability information
  • develop the skills required to develop meaningful reports based on the GRI Standards

Take outs of the course include how to:

  • Manage the reporting process internally
  • Identify and prioritise your Stakeholders
  • Identify material Topics and their Boundaries (internal and/or external to your organisation)
  • Select and prepare the information to be disclosed in the final report
  • Communicate your sustainability report

Certificate

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance on successful completion of the training course.

Register

To register please contact Aglaia Ntili at [email protected]

Dec
2
Sun
Sustainability Strategy and Reporting @ Kuwait
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm

Strategy and Reporting Executive Training

Download brochure (PDF)

The Sustainability Strategy & Reporting Executive Training is designed to address the needs and expectations of demanding and experienced professionals. This training is a highly specialized two-day course which focuses on the strategy components and the core structures which enable participants to embed Sustainability into their organizations strategically and effectively. Participants will be able to integrate Sustainability into corporate strategy; apply internationally recognized Sustainability frameworks, avoid unnecessary Sustainability complexities, and articulate and build the business case for Sustainability. As part of this training course, professionals will develop a road map for their organizations.

Objectives
An advanced training program for professionals focusing exclusively on strategy and reporting!
Participants:

  • Create a roadmap for strategy implementation
  • Understand how to improve Sustainability performance
  • Practice on reporting Sustainability performance and disclosing Sustainability progress
  • Develop effective Sustainability strategies
  • Ensure effective disclosure of materiality process, Sustainability strategy, targets, goals and impacts
  • Align Sustainability and CSR with business strategy

Top Benefits
At the end of our two-day Sustainability Strategy & Reporting Executive Training, participants will have achieved the skills and the knowledge to bring new value back to her/his organization by:

  • Maximizing impacts on Sustainability & CSR initiatives
  • Improving sustainability performance against best practices
  • Communicating sustainability outcomes to stakeholders to build brand value and increase competitiveness
  • Sustainability risk and opportunity identification and assessment with bench marking activities
  • Developing effective sustainability strategies and implementation of those strategies through effective road maps
  • Disclosing effectively sustainability aspects following international standard

Key Topics include

  • Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Sustainability Assessment
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Materiality Assessment
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Sustainable Communications
  • Post-course Assignment for Certification

Who should attend
We recommend this training to professionals who are, or seek to become, involved in reporting sustainability in adherence with international standards or to effectively embed sustainability into their organizations strategies.
An ideal candidate may:

  • Have responsibilities in developing, monitoring and evaluating CSR/Sustainability activities
  • Have direct involvement in CSR/Sustainability reporting
  • Be moving into a position in which sustainability is a consideration
  • Play a role in the shift of an organization to a more sustainable vision
  • Have duties involving strategic development which could benefit from a sustainable approach

Functions: CSR/Sustainability, Governance and Risk Management, Human Resources, Marketing/Communications/PR, Supply Chain/Logistics, Health and Safety, Environment, Quality, Operations, Corporate Philanthropy/Foundations

Training Methodology
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.

Global ILM Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 professional managers and leaders.

Successful course candidates will be issued an ILM Certificate.

Following your successful post-course assignment submission you will receive the “Sustainability Strategy & Reporting Executive Training” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM verifying your knowledge and achievement.

Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.

Entry Requirements
Professional experience is required

Download brochure (PDF)