Environmental, Social and Governance – Level 1
|In-House||Agreed with client||Flexible||POA|
|London||5 days||26 February 2024||£4,250|
|London||5 days||27 May 2024||£4,250|
|London||5 days||25 November 2024||£4,250|
If you are unable to attend this course on the dates above, please contact us to discuss alternative options.
Please note that prices shown above are exclusive of VAT (20%).
Who should attend?
- Executives involved in strategic and operational functions, including finance, corporate strategy, human resources, supplier or community relations, and government affairs
- Senior managers involved in setting up corporate governance or ESG initiatives
- Corporate lawyers who wish to improve their understanding of new company law developments concerning corporate responsibility
- Stakeholder managers responsible for their organisation’s dealings with the community, their employees and elsewhere
- Managers involved in developing, implementing and monitoring change programmes to improve standards of corporate behaviour and business conduct
- Appreciate why Environmental, Social and Governance is important in the public and private sectors
- Examine how organisational behaviour is impacted by ESG
- Develop skills to initiate or improve ESG programmes in their organisations
- Understand the legal duties company directors must observe concerning ESG
- Examine examples of good and bad business behaviour across different industrial sectors
- Explore how business ethics, Environmental, Social and Governance and corporate governance are converging
- Develop the components of a ESG action plan for their own organisations
What is ESG and Why Does it Matter?
- The pressure for change
- The Legal Background of ESG
- Company directors’ obligations and ESG
- Voluntary measures
- Is ESG “Just Public Relations”?
- ESG and corporate governance links
Best Practice In ESG – Corporate Approaches on the Key Topics
- Codes of Practice
- Dealing with communities
- ESG and employees
- Managing suppliers responsibly
- Responsible client relations
- Corporate Responsibility and the environment
The Business Case for Environmental, Social and Governance
- The Strategic Imperatives involved in ESG
- What is a business case?
- USING tools to build the business case
- Identifying and Managing ESG risks
- The public procurement challenges from ESG
- Getting and maintaining corporate support and approval
Changing the Organisation to Include ESG
- Developing the ESG corporate vision
- Setting our ESG strategic SMART objectives
- Identifying and Managing affected stakeholders
- How leaders make ESG happen
- The key steps to make the ESG change effective
Developing and Implementing the ESG plan
- What should be in the ESG plan?
- Communicating the plan
- Piloting the plan
- Overcoming objections
- Measuring impact and results
- Auditing and reviewing ESG performance
- Reporting on ESG