Training on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Fundamentals

Program Date

16 Sep 20 Sep 2024

Program Location

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Program Venue

Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre

Registration & Payment Deadline

31 Jul 2024

Program Introduction

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) has gained traction over the recent few years. Many investors have started viewing their investments from an ESG lens giving preference to those entities where ESG dominates most of the major business decisions.  In 2020 only, sustainable investing rose by 96% from the biggest investment funds. Thereby, contemporary companies are expected to look at their performance not only from a financial perspective, but social and environmental too.

This training course has been developed to help organizations achieve better performance by embracing ESG perspectives. Knowledge acquired throughout the program can help you improve the company’s overall risk management capacity, conduct a more robust financial analysis, and contribute to sustainability.

Target Audience

This Training on ESG Fundamentals in Rotterdam, Netherlands is the best suit for:

  • Sustainability Consultants
  • Financial Analysts
  • Investment Professionals
  • Mid-level and Senior Managers
  • Anyone dealing with Sustainability or ESG capacity in the organization
  • Risk Professionals

Program Objectives

Upon the successful completion of the training course, its delegates shall be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of ESG incorporation in business planning and operations
  • Comprehend socially responsible and ESG investment
  • Meet internationally accepted ESG disclosure and reporting requirements
  • Integrate ESG into financial planning and performance analysis
  • Build constructive ESG oversight

Program Contents

First Day

  • Introduction to ESG
  • Driving Growth
  • Socially Responsible Investing vs ESG
  • Environmental Factors and their impact on organizations
  • Social Factors and their impact on organizations
  • Governance and its impact on organizations

Second Day

  • Risks associated with ESG and subsequent opportunities
  • ESG and stakeholder expectations
  • ESG as a competitive advantage
  • ESG Performance and Systems thinking
  • Materiality

Third Day

  • ESG Maturity
  • ESG Disclosure
  • Attributes of high-quality disclosures
  • ESG Performance; Creation and Breakdown of the Scorecard
  • Integrating ESG into business planning
  • ESG Investing

Fourth Day

  • Integrating ESG into Financial Analysis
  • ESG Reporting
  • Key stakeholders in ESG Reporting
  • Building ESG Foresight and Oversight
  • Responsible use of Data
  • Key challenges in measuring and reporting ESG- related investment performance

Fifth Day

The last day of the training program will be fully dedicated to exposure visit(s) to the companies that have successfully adopted ESG strategies in their planning and operations. The day will involve panel discussions, real-time observance, and knowledge exchange between the delegates and the host organization.

Program Methodology

Training on ESG Fundamentals in Rotterdam, Netherlands has been designed alongside adult-learning principles with a core focus on practical usability. Training content shall be delivered using open presentation, group discussions, scenario analysis, exercises, and case studies and be complemented by exposure visit(s).

Program Fee

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Fee Covers

  • Visa Assistance (complimentary)

  • Participant Assessment

  • Airport Pickup

  • Accommodation

  • Wi-Fi

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Breakfast

  • Workshop Kit

  • Program Materials

  • Program Experts

  • Practical Activities

  • Lunch

  • Refreshments

  • Interactive workshop

  • City Map & Direction

  • Risalat T-shirt (complimentary)

  • Field Visit

  • Program Certificate

  • Entertaining Tour

  • Program Report