Overview

Have you got a passion for the environment and sustainability? Do you want to be at the heart of leading your organisation’s efforts to be more sustainable?

If so, then our Becoming a Sustainability Champion course is just for you.

Regardless of your current role our expert-led course gives you the necessary advice and skills to lead the day-to-day efforts of making your organisation become more environmentally friendly.

Gain environmental frameworks, learn how set more effective sustainable strategies and lead your organisation’s transformation to net-zero.

Become the driving force behind your organisation’s sustainability strategy. Leave the day with an action plan to become that much needed influential and inspirational sustainable champion.

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Virginia Cinquemani
Director/Lecturer - Green Gorilla/Coventry University

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Learning Outcomes

  • Define what it means to be a sustainable organisation
  • Gain techniques on how to make your organisation more sustainable
  • Learn how to utilise your resources to support your business strategy
  • Utilise environmental frameworks and carbon footprinting tools
  • Take back an action plan to become a sustainable champion

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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

What does it Mean to be a Sustainable Organisation?

  • Defining sustainability
  • Defining business sustainability
  • Clarifying the language around sustainability and net zero
10:45 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 12:00

Why is this Transformation Necessary and Urgent?

  • The imperative for the net zero transformation
  • The economic and social benefits of acting now
  • The risks to your organisation if action is not taken
12:00 - 13:00

Making Better Use of Resources to Deliver the Business Strategy

  • Reviewing operations for improved sustainability
  • The role of the circular economy
  • Innovation and cost savings
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:00

Environmental Frameworks and Carbon Footprinting Tools

Environmental Frameworks:

  • What are they?
  • When are they useful?
  • Where to find more information

Carbon Footprinting:

  • What is it and do you need to do one?
  • The pros and cons of using a footprinting tool
15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Becoming a Sustainability Champion

  • Assessing your organisation’s readiness to engage
  • Identifying key stakeholders and their readiness to engage
  • Identifying drivers for change
  • Setting and managing expectations for change
  • Barriers to action and overcoming them
  • Making sustainability business as usual:
  • When and how to engage the wider organisation
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways

Pricing

Private Sector

Delegate Price
£445 +VAT

Central Government & Agencies

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£345 + VAT

Local Government, Housing, Education & Health

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT

Charity

Delegate Price
£345 + VAT