ESG Leadership Programme starting 3rd September 2024

Start Date: 03/09/2024

Duration: 5 months

Location: Online

Full Fee: €2950

Network Members Fee: €2360

Programme overview

Making Environmental Social Governance easy to understand, implement and report - while maximising TRANSPARENCY across the board.

Walk away with a stronger understanding around how to implement an ESG Strategy within your organisation, as well as an Annual Report highlighting your commitments to the People, Planet & Profit.

Next course commencing Tuesday 3rd September 2024! This 5 month online programme will be a blended delivery of self-guided video lessons and bi-weekly online check ins with expert educators.

Learner input:
- 1.5 hours every two weeks - live check in
- Approx 1 hour of self guided video lessons every 2 weeks
- Approx 4 hours per week of implementation of the learning every two weeks

8 sessions on Tuesdays (2 pm- 3.30pm):

3rd September 2024

17th September 2024

1st October 2024

15th October 2024

12th November 2024

26th November 2024

10th December 2024

7th January 2025

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this programme participants will:

  1. Understand the concept of sustainability and climate change.
  2. Understand how companies can align to the UN SDGs, what personal responsibility for climate change means and the need to become resource efficient for a sustainable future.
  3. Be able to calculate their company’s energy and water use, as well as their waste production and Scope 1 & 2 Carbon Emissions.
  4. Apply the FSG method to their workplace utilities and CO2 emissions to measure, manage and reduce their workplace environmental impact
  5. Be able to implement an environmental management system in their workplaces.
  6. Understand and manage Scope 3 GHG emissions coming from the company’s supply chain, products and travel.
  7. Learners will identify the different sources of GHG emissions and the importance of measuring & managing them.
  8. Measure Scope 3 emissions with primary and secondary data and design a management system to improve sustainability within their supply chain.
  9. Understand and analyse the impact human activities have in biodiversity and ecosystem services and develop strategies to minimize the impact their organisations have in nature and pollution.
  10. Explore various different social sustainability issues and explore how they can measure, implement and improve social sustainability in their workplace.
  11. Understand how to measure the social metrics of external stakeholders, and will have the skills and tools to implement strategies to improve the social impact outside of the organisation.
  12. Understand different types of leadership and identify their own leadership style including the development of an action plan to improve their own ethical leadership.
  13. Be able to produce an annual report of ESG standards and develop a marketing strategy avoiding greenwashing.

Who is this course for?

Managers or employees who want to develop their knowledge of the corporate sustainability agenda and how businesses need to respond. This could include newly appointed members of a sustainability team or those from other functions who have a role to play in implementing their company’s sustainability strategy, e.g. marketing, HR, supply chain, product development, sales etc.

Content Covered:

Module 1 – Measuring your organisation’s environmental impact

Module 2 – Implementing an environmental management system

Module 3 – Scope 3 emissions

Module 4 – Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Module 5 – Social sustainability – internal

Module 6 – Social sustainability – external

Module 7 – Governance

Module 8 – Marketing & Reporting

Trainer Profile

Fifty Shades Greener

This programme will be taught by Environmental Directors and experts highly qualified in the Environmental & Social Sustainability fields.

Raquel Noboa – Founder & CEO of Fifty Shades Greener

Ellen Gearon – Bachelor & Masters First class Honours in Science and Sustainable Development

Marta Carrasco – Masters in Culture of Peace, Conflicts, Education and Human Rights – Specialization in Development and Sustainability. Bachelor in Physics- Specialization in Theoretical Physics

Supported by

The Irish Hospitality Institute (IHI) was founded in 1966 as the professional membership body for professionals working within hospitality, tourism and catering industries in Ireland.

Since its founding, the IHI has been dedicated to promoting professional development and lifelong learning through a variety of management development and training initiatives, including seminars, conferences, and networking opportunities.

“Our mission is to encourage and enable the professional growth of our industry professionals while also promoting excellence in the hospitality and tourism industry”.

We are pleased to partner with 50 Shades Greener and the Restaurant and Hospitality Skillnet to support the professional development and growth of our industry professionals.