Risks and opportunities associated with environmental and social metrics are increasingly scrutinized by investors and other stakeholders along with traditional business performance indicators. It is important for companies to align their sustainability initiatives and reporting to meet the growing demands of key stakeholders. Companies must carefully consider the issues most material to their stakeholders in order to develop metrics, collect relevant data, measure impacts and provide reporting that meets the needs of their audience.
This course will look at corporate sustainability through the lens of AccountAbility’s AA1000 Series of Standards. AccountAbility has recently released a new principle “Impact”, that requires measurement.
Who should attend:
- This specialized five-day course is aimed at Corporate Sustainability Managers (Directors, VPs),and Project Managers responsible for annual reporting and implementing sustainability and CSR initiatives in organizations.
- Others who could benefit would be consultants, internal and external auditors and professionals interested in learning the basic principles of corporate accountability.
Module A: Foundation in corporate responsibility and sustainability
Module B: Foundation in stakeholder engagement
Module C: Foundation in sustainability reporting
Module D: Assurance practitioner training
Modules A, B and C provide participants with knowledge on social responsibility, stakeholder engagement and sustainability reporting. Module D permits delegates to take a close look at issues related to assurance, and through a practical exercise apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the course.
10% early bird discount, exclusively for full price registrations’ payments received prior to Abril 15, 2019
- 20% discount for former EOI students
- 25% discount for EOI Club members
*The fee includes all materials, coffee breaks and lunches for the duration of the course.
For Spanish delegates there is a possibility of financing from the Fundación Tripartita.
Certification and the CSAP programme
Successful completion of the course leads to an AccountAbility approved certificate. The course fulfils the training requirements to apply for the Associate level of the Certified Sustainability Assurance Practitioner (CSAP) programme. It also contributes significantly towards the requirements of becoming a CSAP or Lead CSAP. For further details on the CSAP programme or the application process, please see the AccountAbility website or contact AccountAbility directly.