CSR Training Overview

Overview Sustainability, Environment & Corporate responsibility training courses in MENA & Europe

Each course is primarily aimed at those in leadership roles in a business; directors, supervisors, and managers. It would be especially useful to those with direct responsibility for a company’s sustainability implementation and reporting, as well as those who are looking to increase their organisation’s profile, competitiveness and profitability through corporate responsibility training. Delivery to larger groups /at your office / alternative location available. More than one topic can be chosen to create a bespoke course.

Course Structure:
Each course will include a mix of  group exercises, break-out discussion groups and presentations. Assessment will be on a formative basis.

Course Duration:
While we recommend that each course is run over a full-day, we aim to tailor it to your specific business and its organizational needs. It can be held in-house, or as part of an open course where candidates can interact with and learn from other organizations with similar goals for CSR.

Entry Requirements:
There is no pre-requisite training required for this course.

INT101: An Introduction to Sustainability and Environmental responsibility

  • Demand from customers and shareholders that a company address environmental and social issues
  • What are the key principles and best practices of sustainability?
  • What are the core elements of the sustainability business model?
  • Increasingly well-informed and actively networked consumers groups and NGOs
  • The need for companies to demonstrate genuine CSR credentials to attract higher-skilled employees with a preference for sustainable companies

SUSPL101: Strategic Business and Sustainability

  • What are the business risks of sustainability?
  • What are the benefits of implementing sustainability?
  • How do I leverage sustainability to achieve better financing and insurance rates?
  • How do I identify and create a sustainable supply chain for my business?
  • What are the leading products in green innovation, tools and design?
  • What are the main sources of greenhouse gas emissions?
  • What do I need to know about emissions trading and the UN emissions trading agreement?
  • What do I need to know about the global carbon market?

CSR101: Sustainability Planning and CSR Reporting

  • What are the key elements of strategic planning for sustainability?
  • How do I get my CEO’s approval of sustainability initiatives and bottom-line results?
  • How can I calculate my company’s carbon footprint?
  • What do I need to know about green building standards and sustainable sourcing practices
  • What can my company do to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions?
  • What can my company do to improve energy efficiency?

SCH201: Sustainability in Product Design/ Closing the loop/ Cradle to Cradle/ circular economy

  • What are the essential principles and tools for sustainable design?
  • What should I know about life cycle assessment and supply chain auditing?
  • What must I know to implement a zero-waste solution in my company?
  • What must I know about certification schemes for products and packaging?

EMP101: Employee Engagement, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • What are the best strategies for community engagement and employee training for CSR?
  • What are voluntary standards and codes of conduct I should be aware of?
  • What must I know about performance management for sustainable enterprise?
  • What should I know about sustainability monitoring and reporting?

SPO201: Marketing Your Sustainability Efforts, Communications and PR

  • How do I position my company’s sustainability message?
  • How do I establish successful strategic partnerships?
  • What role can social media play in marketing my company’s sustainability efforts?
  • How can I best use the triple bottom line in my company’s messaging?
  • How can I best match my company’s message to sustainability-conscious consumers?

To speak to an EMG adviser about your particular requirements, please contact us.