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

MODULE 2: CHANGE MANAGEMENT TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY: Embedding sustainability into the organization’s DNA to transform 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: the UN Global Compact & the SDGs
  • Sustainability – COP 21 outcomes and future impact
  • Corporate governance
  • New sustainability trends, policies and regulations

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

  • Identifying the key deliverables of your CSR/Sustainability agenda to build an impactful strategy
  • Designing  and aligning your CSR/ Sustainability strategy with long-term business objectives to support sustainable growth
  • 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
  • Social Return on Investment(SROI) and how to calculate it

MODULE 5: WASTE ELIMINATION AND RESOURCE LIFE EXTENSION

  • Understanding and identifying business waste
  • Assess business waste generation and Mapping the Waste-Elimination Process & strategy
  • Eliminating Waste at Work: Getting Started
  • Resource life Extension
  • Reuse, Repair, Remanufacturing and Recycling
  • Circular Economy and Lean Thinking

 

MODULE 6: SUSTAINABILITY IN SUPPLY CHAIN, CARBON FOOTPRINT REDUCTION AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

  • Climate Change
  • Sustainability in supply chain
  • Stakeholder identification, engagement and strategy
  • Stakeholder matrix
  • 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

REGISTRATION
Participation Fee: ———-
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)

THE PAYMENT COVERS:

  1. Training Certificate with global endorsement
  2. DVD (Contains all the 7 lecture modules from the 7 different industry experts, 20 video course series from international Business Sustainability experts and professionals, e-materials and resources like tool kits, Text Books, articles and Business Cases)
  3. Tea-break and comprehensive lunch for 2 days
  4. Masterclass Training Materials (Folder bag, note pad, pen etc)
  5. 1 year of follow-up support via Membership Sustainability group, WhatsApp group, List-serve etc.

PLEASE PAY TO THE ACCOUNT DETAILS BELOW STATING TRAINEE’S NAME(S) AS REFERENCE

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Program Outcomes:

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Realistically assess current CSR and sustainability efforts and design an action plan for achieving better impact
  • Design a functional Corporate Sustainability strategy while maintaining a broad array of activities with distinct purposes
  • Prioritize budgets and investments that will incrementally improve organization’s ability to deliver shared stakeholder value
  • Make a strong business case for an organization’s CSR strategy and report effectively on social, environmental, and economic impact—internally and externally
  • Adopt global best practice in communicating, reporting and reviewing CSR programs
  • Improve coordination of CSR efforts across the organization
  • Create positive, productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Successfully engage third party

By the end of this training participants will:

  • Gain solid understanding of Sustainability and CSR terms and trends
  • Learn to identify and prioritise Stakeholders
  • Understand the foundations of Sustainability strategy
  • Practice on disclosing Sustainability performance through international reporting framework
  • Comprehend CSR communication methodologies
  • Understand the foundations of Sustainability Strategy

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

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Environmental Affairs
  • Community Affairs
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Health and Safety
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Marketing/Communications/PR

Also from cross industries, NGOs, Governments, International organizations & Civil Society

COURSE SCHEDULE

8.30: Registration & Coffee / Tea

9.00: Workshop commences

10.00 – 10.20: Morning coffee / tea break

10.30 – 14.30: Lectures

14.40 – 15.00: Lunch Break

15.10 – 4.50: Lectures continues

5pm: End of day

Duration: 2 days, 5th -6th April 2017

Note: Participants are supported after the event, whilst taking action to make their organisation more sustainable, and there is the option of meeting again, six months after the programme, to discuss progress and share further challenges.

Reservations for the Masterclass are limited so, please register as soon as possible to attract early bird registration discount.

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