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Corporate Sustainability: Why it should be at the top of your 2020 Corporate Agenda

January 21, 2020
Corporate Sustainability: Why it should be at the top of your 2020 Corporate Agenda

A New Year always brings with it, a new perspective either in business or personal. In terms of business, past year brought a shift towards Corporate Sustainability. As corporate responsibility continues to mature one of the key shifts is a move toward transparency that increase brand awareness, trust and an overall advantage to companies.

Investor interest in ESG will grow mainstream, with socially responsible and green investing gradually becoming the new normal. Corporate Sustainability means that individuals and companies have a duty to act in the best interests of their environments and society as a whole. Lately, businesses have developed sustainability strategies where social responsibility is an integral part of their business model.

Circular economy concept will change the way companies design and produce their product and will lead them to seek innovative solutions for becoming more efficient and identify new business opportunities and reinvent their sustainability strategies. Their approach should be organic, dynamic and proactive.

A challenging two-day training offered by CSE provides the latest practical tools and resources required to implement or upscale corporate sustainability. Executives from Fortune 500 companies, local governments and academia trust CSE’s advanced training to become Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioners and earn a unique recognition in the Corporate Sustainability field.

The Practitioner Program in London focuses on key challenges. Topics include:

  • The role of Investors and maximizing corporate performance in ESG ratings
  • Circular economy: learning from nature implementing for business
  • Integrating SDGs into a Sustainability Plan
  • New trends and how to gain a competitive advantage
  • Maximizing stakeholder engagement
  • How to influence C-Suite Executives and get support for a Sustainability Plan

The course includes a chance to complete a two-year sustainability plan that will qualify you to earn the globally recognized CSR-P Certification and become Certified Sustainability Practitioner. The final assignment helps participants implement practical tools.

The course provides a free CMI membership (a $200 value). You also receive Certified Learning materials (hard copy) and a training guide (electronic copy).  During the two days of instruction, students learn from updated case studies from companies such as Apple, Ikea, and Unilever; informative videos from leading sustainable organizations; participant-specific sector CSR reports.

Best among the many values of the course is the friends made and networks built.  You learn from fellow participants and they learn from you.  The instructors listen to each individual’s challenges and offer pro bono advising services.

Among the engineers, facilities managers and tech specialists, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, General Management and Human Resources this CSR training is not only for those working in CSR and Environmental Management.  CSE’s training offers added skills to all professionals engaged in the field of CSR, small business, major corporation and mega-events included.

The first 2020 Certified Sustainability Practitioner Programs in Europe is in London 12-13 March, 2020. Save your seat on time.

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