Sustainability & ESG Fundamentals


Sustainability & ESG Fundamentals

Duration: 2 days
Time Schedule
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Lunch Break: 12:30pm to 1:30pm

In a world where responsible business practices are paramount, this program promises to be your compass on the journey to sustainable excellence. Designed to empower both you and your organization, this course provides a holistic understanding of Sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, equipping you to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of responsible business.

This training and workshop beckon you to become a stalwart sustainability champion within your organization, armed with the knowledge and skills to usher in positive, purpose-driven change. Join us as we embark on an exhilarating exploration of the multifaceted world of Sustainability and ESG Fundamentals. Embrace sustainability today, and seize the opportunity to shape a brighter, more responsible future for your career and your organization.

Upon completion of this course, participants will:
  • Understand sustainability and ESG principles and their relevance in today's business landscape.
  • Navigate the sustainability landscape, including climate change and global initiatives like the Paris Agreement and UN SDGs.
  • Manage their organization's carbon footprint through measurement, reduction, and disclosure.
  • Strategically integrate sustainability into their organization's strategy while prioritizing materiality and risk.
  • Develop actionable sustainability plans and master reporting and communication in various frameworks.
  • Gain insights into sustainable finance and supply chain practices.
  • Prepare to lead their organizations into the future of sustainability by staying ahead of emerging trends.
Sustainability & ESG knowledge, Readiness Assessment, Sustainability Framework, Materiality Assessment, Risk Management, Sustainability Action Plan, Reporting Frameworks.

In this engaging program, we will delve deep into essential aspects that promise to not only elevate your career but also empower your organization to thrive in today's sustainability business landscape. This training and workshop shall touch on:

1. Climate and Sustainability Awareness
Discover the profound connection between climate change, global warming, and sustainability. Uncover the driving forces behind sustainable development, including the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

2. Embracing Sustainability Essentials
Define Sustainability and ESG, the cornerstones of responsible business practices. Explore the dynamic interplay between business and climate change. Grasp the tangible rewards and challenges of seamlessly integrating Sustainability into your business strategy. Understand the influential role of diverse stakeholders and ethical considerations in shaping sustainable practices.

3. Mastering Carbon Footprint Management
Decode the concept of a carbon footprint. Learn the art of measuring and reducing your organization's carbon footprint, following the GHG Protocol. Delve into effective strategies for carbon emission reduction and seize opportunities within carbon credits and disclosure.

4. Initiating Your Sustainability Journey:
Explore the strategic process of weaving Sustainability and ESG seamlessly into your organization's overarching strategy and daily operations. Make a resolute commitment to a sustainable business model that transcends surface-level "greenwashing". Evaluate your organization's readiness and establish a dedicated Sustainability committee.

5. Strategic Focus on Sustainability:
Understand the requirements of your target audience for reporting and disclosure, enhancing transparency and stakeholder engagement. Prioritize sustainability objectives through a comprehensive materiality assessment that aligns with the UN SDGs. Conduct a rigorous risk and gap analysis to ensure a well-rounded sustainability strategy.

6. Action-Oriented Sustainability:
Craft a dynamic Sustainable Action Roadmap. Master the art of data collection and analysis, equipping yourself to make informed sustainability decisions. Ensure the utmost transparency and credibility through thorough assurance and audits.

7. Effective Reporting and Communication:
Navigate the complex landscape of reporting and disclosure frameworks with confidence. Gain invaluable insights into the global reporting scene, positioning your organization as a leader on the international stage. Comprehend the financial intricacies of sustainability reporting and disclosure.
8. Sustainable Finance Impact
Delve into the profound impact of sustainability on financing and funding decisions. Understanding the sustainability direction of bankers, financiers, and funders.

9. Sustainable Procurement and Supply Chain Excellence:
Explore the vital realm of Scope 3 emissions within the GHG Protocol and understand the significance of sustainable procurement and supply chains. Determine whether supply chain challenges represent opportunities for transformative change. Develop sustainable procurement and supply chain practices that seamlessly align with your organization's overarching sustainability goals.

10. The Future of Sustainability:
Gain unique insights into emerging trends. Chart a clear path forward for your organization as you navigate the ever-evolving landscape of sustainability.

  • Business Leaders
  • Sustainability Champions
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Sustainability and ESG committee or team members
  • Stakeholder Engagement Specialists
  • Compliance and Audit Professionals
  • All employees of listed companies and SMEs impacted by Sustainability requirements

  • Practical Classroom Activities
  • Case Studies
  • Coaching
  • Personal Development
  • Online Learning & Assessment* (optional)

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