Training on Sustainability and ESG Reporting for Organizations (ESG-0100)

In today's business landscape, sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting have become integral to responsible corporate governance. This training aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of sustainability and ESG reporting, focusing on the basics of sustainability, an introduction to ESG and relevant issues, stakeholder engagement, and ESG materiality. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to report on sustainability and ESG performance within their organizations effectively.

This training suits professionals in sustainability reporting, corporate social responsibility, investor relations, and senior executives responsible for organizational sustainability strategies.

It will be conducted through interactive presentations, case studies, group discussions, and practical exercises. Participants can analyze real-world sustainability and ESG reporting examples, engage in group activities, and share experiences and insights.

By the end of this training, participants will have acquired a solid foundation in sustainability, ESG reporting tools and frameworks, stakeholder engagement, and ESG materiality. Additionally, upon successfully completing the training, participants will be awarded a certificate of participation, recognizing their commitment to enhancing their knowledge and skills in sustainability and ESG reporting.

DQS Academy hosts this instructor-led training course virtually for private or public sessions. If you are interested in on-site training, please inquire about our private training options.
  • Upcoming Sessions
  • Contact [email protected] to find out more
  • Course Materials
  • Virtual Session
  • Session 1: Basics of Sustainability
  • What is sustainability & sustainability development?
  • 5 Levels of Hierarchy of Needs
  • Sustainability Development: From MDG to SGD
  • How to Measure the SDG
  • 7 Levels of Sustainability Model
  • Why should businesses focus on sustainability?
  • Relevant Sustainability Standards/Frameworks
  • What is the "ESG" and its 3 Pillars?
  • Why ESG is Important
  • Environmental Issues and Their Impacts
  • Social Issues and Their Impacts
  • Governance Issues and Their Impacts
  • Session 2: Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality Assessment
  • Importance of Stakeholder Engagement in Sustainability and ESG Reporting
  • AA1000 Series of Standards
  • Establishing the Purpose of Engagement
  • Stakeholder Engagement Process
  • Materiality Assessment: What is "Materiality & Double Materiality"?
  • Materiality & Risk Management
  • How to Conduct Materiality Analysis
  • The Principles of Materiality Analysis
  • ESG Risks & Opportunities
  • What is risk reporting on material ESG issues?
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever