*Sustainability Management


Recognising that all activities have an impact on the environment is the starting point for this course.  Delegates will be introduced to ways of assessing the relative importance of social, economic and environmental risks of their business operations and will use real examples to evaluate and ‘trade off’ risks and opportunities to deliver solutions.

Course objectives

• Increase understanding of the inter-relatedness of environmental impacts and the implications for long and short term decision making
• Increase awareness of relevant data needed to make informed choices
• Importance of validating priorities to maintain reputation and credibility

Who should attend

  • Managers new to role of sustainability / environmental or CR management
  • Managers with responsibility for recommending or setting policy and measuring performance
  • All staff responsible for communicating environmental policies to internal or external audiences


1/2 Day to Full Day, depending on audience

Course content

  • Jargon busting
  • Impact of significant environmental threats on business
  • How and what to measure
  • Data quality, objectivity, suitability, completeness and reliability
  • Materiality assessment
  • Issue prioritisation
  • Trade-offs
  • Risks and opportunities
  • Managing uncertainty
  • Application of learning to own business


This is a certificated CPD course. Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance on successful completion of the multiple-choice assessment.