Corporate Sustainability Masterclass Course

Corporate Sustainability Masterclass Course
past 8 months ago

Starts: Wednesday, 5 April, 2017 08:00pm

Ends: Thursday, 6 April, 2017 04:00pm

Event Details

Corporate Sustainability Masterclass 2017.
….Developing Leaders for Sustainable Business Venue: LCCI Conference and Exhibition Center, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria Date and Time: 5-6th, April 2017. Time is 10am -5pm
Course Background
Corporate Sustainability has become a core requirement for business across industries and sectors. Companies that strategically innovate and integrate sustainability into core operations will be minimizing negative impacts and maximizing positive impacts on people, planet and also be the market leader of tomorrow. Corporate Sustainability will help companies to create competitive advantage and shareholders value, work more effectively, reduce costs, maximize profit, conserve resources, mitigate environmental harm, build customers loyalty, building investors’ confidence, attract millennia employees’ thereby increasing productivity etc.
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, discovering what sustainability means in the “new” world of economic uncertainty (the new playing field), why businesses need to change (the new paradigm of sustainable business), and how people can position their business to use sustainability to not only improve their business image but also grow their businesses (taking visible action and delivering tangible returns from implementing initiatives etc).
Participants will learn the critical concepts, tools and techniques required to put your organization on the path to sustainability – and greater success!
Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, trainees are able to:

Apply the knowledge and skills gained in middle CSR management levels
Develop and implement an effective Corporate sustainability strategy
Develop CSR/sustainability reporting and communication models in line with global best practices.
Acquire a world class certificate in Corporate Sustainability
Create positive, productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Who Should Attend
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, academia, International organizations & Civil Society

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.


Course Contents
MODULE 1: FROM CSR TO CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY
Transforming from a short-term philanthropy mind-set to a more strategic, sustainable CSR approach
Increasingly companies are realising that there is real business merit to responsible practices that not only upholds their reputation but also their longevity. as business leaders become more interested in a ‘sustainability’ agenda, CSR teams need to move away from short-term philanthropy practices and take this opportunity to elevate social investment to a higher place on the radars screen of business strategy.

Definition and Concepts
Differences between corporate sustainability and CSR
The rise of Sustainability
Importance of corporate sustainability to business
Making a Business Case – Private Sector
Climate Change


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


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 and sustainability legislation
Corporate responsibility and business Ethics
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


MODULE 5: SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS
Delivering long-term improvements in the community, environment and business performance

� Adopting a CSR strategy that has a 360° impact on improving social environment and economic sustainability
� Building cost-effective responsible programmes to maintain the organisation’s financial viability
� Designing initiatives that combine environment, social and economic aspects to ensure value to all stakeholders
� Engaging with stakeholders from the start to ensure organizational support


MODULE 6: 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
Global Models Presentation and Description: Global Reporting Initiative (G4), UN Global Compact
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 7 THE IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN SUPPLY CHAIN AND CARBON FOOTPRINT REDUCTION

CSR strategy & stakeholders
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
Case study: Siemens


MODULE 8: 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


Course Fees
Course Fee: N125,000 or $250
DISCOUNTS
Early bird registration: – N110,000 or $220 only before February 28th 2017.
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.
PLEASE PAY TO THE ACCOUNT DETAILS BELOW STATING TRAINEE’S NAME(S) AS REFERENCE
ACCOUNT NAME: Centre for Global Solutions
BANK: GUARANTEE TRUST BANK (GTBANK)
ACCOUNT NUMBER 0198856420
OR
ACCOUNT NAME:
Centre for Global Solutions and Sustainable Development
ACCOUNT NUMBER
1014625869
BANK
ZENITH
Please note: The reference name on payment receipt must correspond with the name required on the attendance certificate; any changes must be approved in writing by the team
If you have questions about this Corporate Sustainability Masterclass Trainings or other training Programmes, please email, sustainability@cengssud.org or call 08033947904, 08181027128