Programme Outline:

The ESG Exchange’s Practical How-To Playbook will help you to fulfill your obligations by ensuring that you meet the JSE’s sustainability reporting guidelines and are also equipped to deliver the sustainability information which will be required by your international clients, and suppliers and investors.

  • Training name: Sustainability Reporting How-To Playbook
  • Cost: R79,500 per person exc vat
  • Timeline: 9 months (module commencing September 2022)

Module 1: Establishing an appropriate sustainability context

3 Quarters | 9 months e.g., September 2022 – May 2023 | Awards June 2023

Who should attend:

  • Directors
  • CEOs and Executives
  • CFOs, accountants, investment managers and analysts
  • Assurance providers including audit, risk and compliance
  • Operational managers including information officers and IT leaders
  • Stakeholder relationship managers including investor, employee and corporate relations

The implementation programme comprises 5 modules which, if taken sequentially, runs over a three-year period. The program's outcome is a company publishing continually improving, assurable sustainability reports according to the JSE’s guidelines and international requirements. The modules are highly efficient with just-in-time learning and company-wide embedment.

What you will achieve:

The programme will result in the recurring publication of assurable financial and non-financial sustainability information in accordance with all applicable guidance, regulations and standards.

Module 1: Establishing an appropriate sustainability context

On completion of Module 1 (9 months, 15 hours) subscribers will understand how to:

  • Establish an organizational mandate for sustainability and sustainability reporting
  • Instil a broad understanding across the company of the why, what and how of ESG / sustainability
  • Embed governance and management sustainability frameworks
  • Initiate the required data and technology interventions

The modules are designed to be taken sequentially; however, should a candidate wish to join a module without having completed previous modules, an assessment of competence will be required for the previous modules, and each passed with a pass mark of no less than 60%.

Following the above Good Governance Academy is also offering a free workshop which is scheduled to take place:

Link to the event on 21 July:
https://goodgovernance.academy/instituting-corporate-sustainability-reporting-competencies/

Link to the event on 18 August:
https://goodgovernance.academy/establishing-sustainability-reporting-operational-capabilities/

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