Welcome to the first webinar in the Strategies for Sustainability training and networking series. In this webinar you will be introduced to the benefits of integrating environmental sustainability into your reporting, how targets and commitments are set and what expectations are put on your business.
Introduction to Program
Overview of program, personnel and resources
What is Sustainability?
What is Sustainability? (familiarisation with all aspects (e.g. not just environment)
Benefits of integrating ESG
Maturity model (where on your journey are you)
Why is ESG important to your business?
How are targets and commitments set? (overview only – dealt with in detail in later webinar)
How does the business determine material topics? (overview only – dealt with in detail later webinar)
What expectations are put onto your business? (e.g. investor expectations, joint venture expectations)
ESG Reporting Maturity Model:
The Corporate Sustainability (ESG) Reporting Maturity Model can assist companies to step through their sustainability journey. It shows how a company can leverage the reporting process to truly integrate sustainability into its business and publish a report that will gain the confidence of key stakeholders. See more details here.
ESG Reporting Frameworks:
A few of the major sustainability reporting frameworks are highlighted below with a link to a description of their reporting standards, recommendations or guidance. Please note however, we will be discussing these in much more depth in Webinar 2: Sustainability Frameworks.