Overview

As the consequences of climate inaction become more evident, people are more aware than ever about your company’s climate stance. Customers, partners and investors want to know: what are you doing to ensure your business is doing its part? This is where having a robust, comprehensive ESG plan comes in.

Through our A Practical Guide to ESG Implementation course, learn how to integrate ESG guidance into the day to day running of your business, understand the different factors and the various ways they can be measured. Learn about each of the criteria in detail, what metrics they measure and how to get a good rating. Find out why it is increasingly valuable to stakeholders and how to avoid the pitfalls of ‘greenwashing’.

Through interactive sessions, gain the tools to turn your business into one that’s ready to meet both the legislative and societal demands of a green future.

Leave the day with an action plan and gain the confidence that you are upholding the values of sustainability and social responsibility that stakeholders expect.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards, and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note we will use Zoom to virtually deliver this course.

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Virginia Cinquemani
Director/Lecturer - Green Gorilla/Coventry University

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand various environmental, social and governance factors, from climate change to diversity
  • Expand your understanding of the different types of ESG ratings, scores and metrics
  • Improve board decision-making using the stakeholder model of corporate governance
  • Learn how to integrate ESG factors into day-to-day operations
  • Build a comprehensive ESG culture from top to bottom of your organisation

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Agenda

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09:25 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Introduction and Purpose

  • What are the Environmental, Social and Governance criteria?
  • Reporting, Guidance or Third-Party frameworks – what’s right for your needs?
  • Why do you need ESG? Who is it for, and what is the purpose?
  • How can we understand ESG through the lens of value creation?
  • Why is ESG essential for forward-thinking companies?
10:45 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:00

Environmental

Understand the different tactics and strategies you can use to improve your environmental footprint and contribute to a Net Zero future.

  • Evaluate Environmental management processes
  • Discuss the importance of energy reporting and taxonomy
  • Learn how to institute a climate-change culture in your organisation
12:00 - 13:00

Social

Organisations have a responsibility to conduct themself in a socially conscious way, we must not only protect the environment but the people that live within it. Explore the different areas that a socially conscious organisation should be mindful of to bolster their ESG scores.

  • Underline the importance of a strong diversity and inclusivity framework
  • Explore the ethical issues surrounding supply-chains, impact on local communities and more that might affect an organisation’s social value
  • Gain a better understanding of internal employee welfare measures that can help improve an ESG rating
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:50

Governance

Ensuring mindful oversight through the stakeholder model of corporate governance can make sure ESG factors are integrated comprehensively from top to bottom. Explore several key factors including:

  • The organisation’s purpose
  • The role and makeup of boards of directors and executive leadership
  • Measurements of corporate performance
  • The importance of honesty, inclusivity and transparency in leadership
14:50 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 16:00

Implementing Your ESG Action Plan

  • Recap the takeaways from today’s session
  • Discuss next steps towards a taxonomy framework
  • Learn how to create a detailed short and long-term plan that considers future regulatory measures and social pressures
16:00 - 16:15

Round-Up and Key Takeaways

Pricing

Private Sector

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£445 +VAT

Central Government & Agencies

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£345 + VAT

Local Government, Housing, Education & Health

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£345 + VAT

Charity

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£345 + VAT