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Business Sustainability Masterclass 2.0, Port Harcourt

This training provides you with the knowledge, skills towards transitioning your company and your career to a greener more sustainable path & future. The Masterclass is therefore designed for companies and personnel who are willing to move to the next level of business practice in conformity with the global best practices.  You will learn the critical concepts, tools and techniques required to put your organization on the path to sustainability  and greater success,  also how to blend your business in the “new” world of economic uncertainty (the new playing field), the strategy and why businesses need to change (the new paradigm of sustainable business), and how you can position your business to use sustainability not only to improve the business image but also grow your businesses (taking visible action and delivering tangible returns from implementing initiatives) etc.

 

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Who should attend

Board of Directors, HODs, Company Managers, CSR Practitioners, Public Relations Managers, Marketing Managers, Human Resources Managers, employees, and  employees who are responsible for:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Environmental Affairs
  • Community Affairs
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Health and Safety
  • Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical etc)
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Marketing/Communications/PR
  • Also from cross industries, Governments, academia, Graduates(Job seekers), International organizations & Civil Society Organisations

Why you should Attend

  • In the face of various global risks that affect businesses, companies now need a clearer purpose, long-term focus, agile strategy and strong stakeholder relationships to remain financially, environmentally and socially sustainable.
  • Corporate Sustainability training will help you to reduce risk, increase profitability and also position you to a competitive market/financial advantage.
  • It will help participant to make informed key sustainable business decisions
  • It will assist participants in implementing sustainability strategy in business and place of work
  • It will help participants to engage in sustainability reporting based on the GRI global standard
  • It will help participants to formulate new and review existing corporate policies such as energy policy, waste reduction policy, procurement policy, labour policy, code of conduct etc
  • It will help graduates/job seekers add sustainability skills to core career thereby increasing the possibility of getting employed easily as employers now want workers who can help them sustain their business.

COURSE MODULES

MODULE 1: FROM CSR TO CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY Transforming from a short-term philanthropy mind-set to a more strategic, sustainable CSR approach

  • Definition and Concepts (Sustainability, Sustainable development, Corporate Sustainability) etc
  • Differences between corporate sustainability and CSR
  • The rise of Sustainability
  • Importance of corporate sustainability to business
  • Making a Business Case – Private Sector

MODULE 2: CHANGE MANAGEMENT TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY Embedding sustainability into the organization’s DNA to transform your business and create long-term success

  • Adopting a top-down approach to rolling out the CSR strategy across the organisation
  • Working with internal stakeholders and functions to successfully drive transformational, long-term change growth
  • Corporate responsibility and business Ethics

MODULE 3: CURRENT GLOBAL AND LOCAL LEGISLATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY

  • Sustainability – COP 21 outcomes and future impact
  • Sustainability: the UN Global Compact & the SDGs
  • Corporate governance
  • New sustainability trends, policies and regulations

MODULE4: BUILDING STRATEGIC AND SUSTAINABLE CSR Developing and integrating a sustainable CSR strategy to drive measurable impact and business growth

  • Identifying the key deliverables of your CSR agenda to build an impactful strategy
  • Aligning your CSR strategy with long-term business objectives to support sustainable growth
  • Designing a CSR strategy and function that meets your organisational objectives and community’s needs
  • Building a framework that promotes partnerships with key stakeholders to ensure maximum engagement
  • Designing initiatives that combine environment, social and economic aspects to ensure value to all stakeholders

MODULE 5: SUSTAINABILITY (CSR) INTEGRATION & RELATED GLOBAL STANDARDS & GUIDELINES (UN GLOBAL COMPACT, GRI, SROI)

  • Stakeholder matrix
  • Creating a sustainable (CSR) strategy & tips for Sustainability integration
  • A step by step approach
  • Sustainable supply chain
  • How to calculate Social Return on Investment
  • Best practices and case studies on successful sustainability strategies
  • Key questions and examples in order to apply Sustainability into your Organization

MODULE 6 THE IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN SUPPLY CHAIN AND CARBON FOOTPRINT REDUCTION

  • Climate Change
  • CSR in the supply chain
  • Stakeholder engagement strategy
  • The rise of the carbon footprint strategy as part of the environmental strategy. What can organizations do?
  • Carbon accounting and WRI Greenhouse Gas Protocol
  • Carbon offsetting

MODULE 7: SUSTAINABILITY (CSR/ ESG) REPORTING BASED ON GRI

  • The importance of sustainability ratings
  • Understanding reporting
  • Why report?
  • GRI G4 Guidelines: Reporting on the Triple Bottom Line
  • Materiality
  • Case Studies & exercises
  • Best practices on reporting communication
  • External Assurance
  • Testing Understanding

EXCLUSIVE TAKEAWAY!

  • Frameable program certificate from the CENGSSUD Sustainability Centre with global recognition
  • Six months of follow-up support and member Network, Sustainability whatsapp group etc
  • Customized CD with all program materials, case studies, lecture notes and a full set of the CSR & Sustainability Knowledge Centre resource library
  • Tea break, coffee, lunch, and all refreshments.

REGISTRATION

PARTICIPATION/COURSE FEES: N70,000

DISCOUNTS

  • 10% discount off early bird rate on group bookings (2 – 3 nominations)
  • 20% discount off early bird rate on group bookings (4 or more nominations) should be paid within the early bird time frame.

Installment payment also allowed.

PAYMENT DETAILS

ACCOUNT NAME: Centre for Global Solutions and Sustainable Development ACCOUNT NUMBER: 1014625869

BANK: ZENITH

Or

ACCOUNT NAME: Centre for Global Solutions

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0198856420

BANK: GUARANTEE TRUST BANK (GTBANK)

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