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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

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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)