LIVE ZOOM BASED INTERACTIVE MASTERCLASS

ESG

Reporting Masterclass

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Learn about the past, present and the future of ESG Reporting. GRI, SASB, & TCFD and elements of a good ESG Report.

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1st and 2nd November

10 Hrs

15 Students max

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Course Partner

€850

Advanced Course on Stakeholder Engagement

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Learn about the number 1 skill in ESG. How to prioritize different stakeholders, steps in engaging them and linking it to your ESG report.

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28th and 29th September

8 Hrs

12 Students max

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Course Partner

€850

Advanced Course on Materiality 

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Master Materiality by attending this advanced masterclass.
Materiality is the core of sustainability information. 

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5th and 6th October

8 Hrs

12 Students max

Course Partner

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€850

Masterclass Package

2 Course Package

Advanced Stakeholder Engagement

Advanced Materiality

€1200

3 Course Package

ESG Reporting Masterclass

Advanced Stakeholder Engagement

Advanced Materiality

€1950

ESG
Reporting
Masterclass

1st and 2nd November

09:00 AM EST - 14:00 PM EST 

Including

Sustainability Reporting Self Paced Course

One Hour 1:1 coaching

Access to Masterclass Recording

What is covered?

The ESG Reporting Masterclass is for professionals who lead or want to lead the sustainability reporting projects for their organization​. This Masterclass is a highly interactive session; including best practices, group work, and assessments.

Topics Covered

  • The current state of ESG disclosures and where it is likely to go next

  • Key differences between four Frameworks (TCFD, SASB, IIRC, and GRI)

  • GRI Standard and upcoming changes

  • GRI and SASB complementarity – A Practical Guide to Sustainability Reporting: Using GRI and SASB Standards

  • SASB Standards – Identifying the use of Standard, Omissions, Reporting Boundaries, Reporting format, and Assurance

  • TCFD Recommendations –

    • Structure of TCFD Recommendations

    • Four Core Elements

    • Recommended Disclosures under each of the 4 core elements

    • Practical examples of TCFD Recommendations used by organizations

  • Sustainability Reporting Process

  • Case studies and best practices

  • Group Activities

  • Quiz Games

            €850 

 

Delivered via: Zoom 

Duration: 10 Hours (2 half days)

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Facilitators

Feedback from Past Participants

Professional Financial Investment Compan

Shivani Rajpal, 

Head of Trainings, Earth Academy

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Professor Gwendolen White

Trainer, ISOS Group

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Tim Mohin CSO & EVP, Persefoni, Advisory Member Earth Academy

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Crystal Crawford

Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility at AMD

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Dan Meyer, USA                

Tanis Marquette, USA                

Carol Mcgee, Ireland             

Malvika Mudgal, India

Najla Al Saif, KSA

 
 

Advanced Course on Stakeholder
Engagement 

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28th and 29th September

09:00 EST - 13:00  EST 

Including

Access to Masterclass Recording

Facilitator

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Shivani Rajpal

Head of Training and Services, Earth Academy

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Lorinda Niemeyer

Managing Director, FrameworkESG

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Jess Sokolow

Senior Director, FrameworkESG

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Juliette Gaussem 

Head of ESG Reporting, Signify

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What is covered?

During this interactive course, you will learn about the definition of stakeholders, how to identify them and prioritize them. It will explain the importance of stakeholder engagement and consequences where organizations have not done efficient engagement with their key stakeholder groups. The course will take you through the various steps involved in identifying, prioritizing and engaging with the stakeholders. It will also explain the link of stakeholder engagement process for sustainability reporting purposes and the relevant disclosures that organizations can use for public disclosures. The emphasis of the course is on understanding how organizations can integrate stakeholder engagement as part of their ongoing activities instead of a one-time annual activity. Throughout the course, there will be exercises which will help you gain understanding and practical experience on the step by step approach to stakeholder engagement.

Topics Covered

  1. Definition of stakeholders

    • Definition

    • Difference between stakeholders and shareholders

    • Examples in general

    • Real examples of companies’ stakeholders from different public disclosures

  2. Importance of stakeholder engagement

    • Overall benefits of engagement

    • Examples of companies sharing benefits of stakeholder engagement

  3. Steps in stakeholder engagement

    • Identification of stakeholders

    • Prioritization of key stakeholders (Using mapping exercise)

    • Systems thinking, Tools and AI – what they can and cannot do

    • Defining the purpose and scope of engagement

    • Defining the engagement method

    • Engaging with the stakeholders

    • Integrating stakeholder engagement into ongoing activities of the organization

  4. Link of stakeholder engagement with ESG reporting

    • Link of stakeholder engagement to reporting – specific frameworks and standards

    • Examples of stakeholder engagement in company reporting

 

 

       €850 

Delivered via: Zoom 

Duration: 8 Hours

 

Advanced Course on Materiality 

Course Partner

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5th and 6th October

09:00 AM EST - 13:00 PM EST 

Including

Access to Masterclass Recording

Facilitator

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Shivani Rajpal

Head of Trainings, Earth Academy

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Crystal Crawford

Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility at AMD

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What is covered?

During this interactive course, you will learn about the concept of materiality, the various types of materiality and how to integrate materiality as a key component of ESG strategy and disclosure. The course covers how to identify and engage with stakeholders, how to interpret and frame results, and how to get the most out of your materiality process as you build and evolve ESG strategy. Throughout the course, there will be exercises through which you will gain knowledge on how to create a step-by-step process for determining the most material ESG topics for your organization.

 

Topics Covered

  • The concept of Materiality

  • Difference between Financial and Traditional Materiality

  • Various reporting frameworks and standards associated with the different types of materiality

  • How to identify Key stakeholders

  • How to connect with different stakeholders based on their specific characteristics

  • The step-by-step process of consulting with stakeholders, completing research, and interpreting the results to finalize a set of material topics

  • Identify potential pitfalls and explore how to avoid them

  • Understand how to integrate the results from a materiality assessment into organizational ESG strategy

  • Case studies and best practices

  • Group Activities

 

 

 

      €850 

 

Delivered via: Zoom 

Duration: 8 Hours 

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Feedback from Past Participants

Remke van Zadelhoff, USA                

Julia Bridgforth, USA                

Dr. Sevin Gurarda , Turkey           

 

Greenhouse Gas Inventories & Management
Masterclass
 

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Course Partner

18th and 19th October

09:00 AM EST - 13:00  EST 

Including

Access to Masterclass Recording

What is covered?

The GHG Inventories & Management Masterclass is for professionals who lead or want to lead GHG inventory and climate action planning for their organization. This Masterclass is a highly interactive session; including best practices, and group work.

Topics Covered

  • What activities produce GHG emissions

  • Scopes 1,2 and 3

  • Using emissions factors

  • Converting to carbon equivalents using global warming potential

  • Science and politics of global climate goals

  • Model institutional steps to reduce GHG emissions

  • Setting emissions targets

  • Choosing emission reduction measures

  • CAP implementation

  • The promise of nature based solutions

  • Issues of permanence, impacts on biodiversity and local communities

  • Offsets – moral hazards, additionality, verifiability

  • Climate Action Planning

            €850 

Delivered via: Zoom 

Duration: 8-9 Hours 

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Facilitators

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Tom Crowell

Senior Consultant & Trainer

PGS Consults

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Lyrica McTiernan

Adjunct Professor 

Presidio Graduate School

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ESG Management Consulting Skills Masterclass

Course Partner

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15th and 16th November

15:00 to 19:00 Central European Time

Including

Access to Masterclass Recording

What is covered?

The  ESG Management Consulting Skills Masterclass  prepares business and sustainability professionals to consult to corporate and nonprofit clients with confidence, best practices, and actionable results for clients' environmental, social, and governance (ESG) leadership. This Masterclass is highly engaging, including real-life consulting stories, group work, and assessments.

Topics Covered

  • How sustainability management consulting compares to other types of consulting

  • Linking ESG to clients' broader strategy

  • the Pyramid Principle for succinct and effective internal and external communications.

  • Code of Ethics for management consulting, and avoiding "greenwash"

  • Selling consulting services: understanding clients' needs and preparing winning proposals

  • Best practices for preparing client deliverables

  • Applying systems thinking to help clients to increase sustainability and social justice, while minimizing unintended consequences

  • How to form a consulting team, and communicate effectively

  • Case studies and best practices

  • Quizzes and Games

              €500

 

 

Delivered via: Zoom 

Duration: 8 Hours 

Facilitator

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Pamela Gordon

Managing Director, PGS Consult

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Lorinda Niemeyer

Managing Director, FrameworkESG

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